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How to install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation 15 (Step by Step Tutorial)

how to install windows 10 on vmware workstation 15

In this step-by-step tutorial, we are going to install latest version of Windows 10 on VMWare.

Topics to cover in this tutorial are:

Downloading VMWare and Installing VMWare on the Windows PC

Downloading VMWare and Installing VMWare on the Windows PC

  • Type VMware Workstation Pro trial Download in Google search
  • Click workstation 15 Pro for Windows Download now button
  • Double click on downloaded Exe file to start the installation
  • Click Next and choose different options based on what you’re trying to accomplish
  • Click Finish once installation is complete and use it as a trial version

Upgrading VMWare

Upgrading VMWare, download and install vmware

When is you launch VMWare Workstation and upgrade is available, you will see the message Upgrade VMWare Workstation Pro to latest Version

  • Click Download and install
  • Click Next
  • Accept terms and conditions
  • Click Next
  • Click Upgrade
  • Click Finish

Creating New VMWare Virtual Machine

Creating New VMWare Virtual Machine

  • Select Create A New Virtual Machine
  • Select Custom (advanced)
  • Click Next

  • Select I will install the operating system later
  • Select Microsoft Windows
  • Click Next
  • Select UEFI
  • Click Next

  • Select Use Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Click Next
  • Select LSI Logic SAS
  • Click Next
  • Select SCSI
  • Click Next
  • Select Create a New Virtual Disk
  • Click Next

  • Select Store virtual disk as a single
  • Click Next
  • Click Finish

Downloading and Installing Microsoft Windows 10

Downloading and Installing Microsoft Windows 10

  • Type Download windows 10 ISO in Google search
  • Click on the first link
  • Click Download tool now
  • Double click on downloaded Exe file to start the installation

  • Select Create installation media (USB, Flash drive, DVD, or ISO file) for another PC
  • Click Next

  • Select ISO file
  • Click Next
  • Click Save
  • Click Finish

  • Go back to VMWare Workstation
  • Click Edit virtual machine settings
  • Click CD/DVD (SATA)
  • Select Use ISO image file
  • Click Browse

  • Go to Documents
  • Select Windows.iso file
  • Select Connect at power on
  • Click OK
  • Click on Play Button
  • Press Enter
  • Choose Region
  • Select Keyboard layout
  • Click Skip

  • Click Domain join instead
  • Create User ID
  • Set up Security questions

  • Click Decline
  • Click Yes
  • Click Accept
  • Click Install Tools

  • Click File Explorer
  • Go to This PC
  • Go to DVD Drive (D:) VMware tools
  • Click Setup64
  • Click Yes
  • Select Typical installation
  • Click Next
  • Click Install
  • Click Finish
  • Click Yes

  • Go to View tab
  • Select Fit Guest Now

Completing Windows 10 Post Installation Steps

Download Windows Updates

Download Windows Updates

  • Type update in the search pane
  • Select Check for Updates
  • Click Check for updates button

Create Backup Administrative Account

Create Backup Administrative Account

  • Right Mouse Click on the Start button
  • Select Computer Management
  • Click Local Users and Groups
  • Click User
  • Right Mouse Click
  • Click New User
  • Create Username and Password
  • Deselect User must change password at next logon
  • Select Password never expires
  • Click Create
  • Click Close

  • Right Mouse Click on BackupAdmin
  • Select Properties
  • Click Member of

  • Click Add
  • Type Administrators
  • Click Check names
  • Click OK

Create Windows Recover USB Drive

Create Windows Recover USB Drive

  • Type Recovery on search pane
  • Click Recovery

  • Click Create a recovery drive
  • Click Yes
  • Click Next
  • Click Create
  • Click Finish

Install Frequently Used Windows Software

Install Frequently Used Windows Software installing ninite

  • Go to ninite.com
  • Select different packages that you are interested in
  • Click Get Your Ninite
  • Click Run
  • Select Yes
  • Click Close

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