How to Download & Install VMware Workstation on Windows?

You might prefer to test MacOS, Linux, Windows, and other operating systems but you don’t have an idea how to do that, so I’m here to guide you about How to Download & Install VMware Workstation on Windows. VMware Workstation is a virtualization program that allows us to run multiple Operating systems on the same physical machine. therefore in this article, you will learn about downloading and installing VMware Workstation 15 on Windows 7,8, and 10. but you can’t install VMware workstation on Windows 32 bit so, make sure that you are using the 64-bit operating system.

VMware Workstation is in high demand from the legions of users because every user wants to try different operating systems on the same machine. although they can do it with Oracle Virtualbox, VMware Workstation, and other virtualization programs, But the only thing they need is to know about each Virtual machine. so, here I will tell you completely about VMware Workstation 15 installation so read the article top to toe and follow my steps.

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How to Download & Install VMware Workstation on Windows

Ok, friends in here I will show you how to download and install VMware workstation on windows. the download and installation are so simple if you have installed Virtualbox so it’s in the same line with that. although there are some users that they don’t know how to download and install VMware on windows so don’t worry I am here to guide you about that. below I will show you how to download and install VMware workstation on windows.

Step 1. How to Download VMware Workstation

Now I will show you how to download VMware workstation 15 Pro on Windows 10 I am using Windows 10 due to that I will show you in windows 10 but you can follow the same steps on window 7 and 8. before downloading VMware on your system make sure that you are using the 64-bit operating system and if you are using 32-bit OS so don’t try this because you can’t install it on Windows 32 bit.

The download link is in below you can download VMware workstation 15 Pro from this link. there you will see two options the first one is for Windows and the second one is for Linux but you have to click on Windows option.

Download VMware Workstation

Step 2. How to Install VMware Workstation

While you have downloaded VMware on your system then the file will be on download folder by default, and the file name should be like this VMware-workstation-full-15.0.2-10952284.exe. so now let’s start the installation, read each step carefully and follow the same step.

#1. After clicking on the setup so click on the Yes button.

#2. Setup Wizard: then the setup wizard will install the VMware Workstation Pro on your system so click Next to go ahead and click Exit to cancel the installation.

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Setup Wizard

#3. End-User License Agreement: in this step accept the terms in the license agreement and click on the Next button.

end user license agreement on wmware

Accept the terms

#4. Custom Setup: select the folder in which you would like to install the VMware application. and besides that select enhanced keyboard driver.

custom setup in wmware installation

Custom Setup

#5. User Experience Setting: select both options but you can uncheck it, so I leave it as default and click on the Next button.

User experience setting in wmware

User Experience Setting

#6. Application Shortcuts preference: here select the place you want the shortcut icons to be placed on your system to launch the application so I recommend you select both options and click on the Next button.

wmware Application Shortcuts preference

Application Shortcuts preference

#7. Install VM Workstation: in this step, the installation is ready to go, so click on the Install button to begin the installation.

Install WMware workstation on windows

Install WMware Workstation on Windows

#8. Installing VM Workstation On Windows: The below screenshot shows the installation is in progress, so wait for this to complete.

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Installing Wmware on Windows

#9. Complete the Setup Wizard: In the end, you will see the installation complete dialog box. so, click on Finish and you are done with installation progress. while you click on Finish then it will ask you to restart your computer so you can do it by clicking on Yes or if you want to do it later then click on No. 

complete setup wizard on window

Complete Setup Wizard

Step 4. Launch VMware Workstation on Windows

Ok, now you have successfully installed VM Workstation on your system, so while you want to launch the application then it will ask you to provide the license key if you don’t have so you have another option too. select the next option that you have 15 to 30-day trial and you will like this page.

"Launch

In conclusion

In this article, you have learned completely about How to Download & Install VMware Workstation on Windows.so now you have VM on your system, so go with all operating systems and try all of them. besides, if you get any kind of question or confusion then feel free to ask me in the comment.

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