Archive | Desktop Products

All posts listed under this category relate to Desktop products, including VMware Workstation and VMware Fusion.

How To: Reconfigure VMware Fusion after Boot Camp re-install

I had a major issue with Boot Camp today on my Mac.  After re-creating the Boot Camp partition and re-installing Windows, VMware Fusion could no longer boot that VM. The Cause: Shrank the Mac partition and created a new FAT32 partition that could be shared between my Mac and Windows.  What happened next was a disaster, Boot Camp could no longer boot from the Windows Partition.  After lots of trials and trying Windows repairs, I gave up and deleted the Boot Camp and FAT32 partitions and started from fresh.  Re-installed Windows using Boot Camp and configured.  When I then returned to my Mac and opened up Fusion, it was still trying to boot into the old Boot Camp partition. The Fix: Navigate to /Users/{username}/Library/Application Support/VMware Fusion/Virtual Machines Under this folder is a folder called Boot Camp. Delete this folder and re-boot. Once you have re-started Fusion, your Boot Camp VM […]

Continue Reading 1

VMware Fusion 3.1 released

VMware has released its new version of Fusion, 3.1. It has lots of new features which have been listed below. For more information visit the VMware Fusion Webpage Improved Overall Performance – 35% Faster than VMware Fusion 3.0 *Reduced time for suspending virtual machines *Faster Windows application launch times *Greatly improved scrolling speeds in Windows Vista and Windows 7 with Mac OS X 10.6.3 2D/3D Graphics Improvements – Up to 5X Better 3D Graphics than VMware Fusion 3.0 *OpenGL 2.1 for Windows Vista *OpenGL 2.1 for Windows 7 *Greatly improved graphics performance *Aero is much faster on Windows Vista and Windows 7 *Some games up to 10x faster than VMware Fusion 3.0 with VMware Fusion 3.1 and latest Mac OS X release *Greatly improved scrolling speeds in Windows Vista and Windows 7 with Mac OS X 10.6.3 Unity Improvements *Minimizing Unity apps to the dock now shows app contents *Works […]

Continue Reading 0
Copyright David Hill

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes

Close Bitnami banner