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  1.    05 Oct 2014 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 713
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)

    Way to go Joan! If you haven't already done so, next time you boot that VM, install the VMTools which are some utilities that improve the performance of the guest OS in such areas as video, mouse, sound etc...

    VMware KB: Overview of VMware Tools
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  2.    05 Oct 2014 #12
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    United States
    Posts : 132
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Thank you! Now I know it works. Haven't downloaded the ISO yet but now I know it won't be a waste of my limited data allowance when I do.
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  3.    05 Oct 2014 #13
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,569
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.2 MATE (64 bit), W10 Home (64 bit)

    Quote Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
    I didn't follow any instructions, apart from the ones during the install, I just hope I'd be able to work it out as I went along.
    Instructions are for Noobs (who won't follow them anyway).

    I had no issues installing W10TP in VMware Player.
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  4.    05 Oct 2014 #14
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,447
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    Excellent
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  5.    05 Oct 2014 #15
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 357
    Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

    I have Win 10 installed in VMware Player and it's working without issues.
    However in Device Manager I have 1 Unknown Device.
    From the Hardware IDs I can't tell if it's for a Floppy Drive or the motherboard chipset...
    Does anyone else using Win 10 in VMware see an error in Device Manager ?

    Seems to me if it is for the MB chipset I'd have a lot of problems...
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  6.    05 Oct 2014 #16
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    New Jersey
    Posts : 1,447
    Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

    When you put an OS in a VM it will use generic drivers for some items or not install a driver at all, such as for your video card.

    Better to just make a partition for it.
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  7.    05 Oct 2014 #17
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Shasta County
    Posts : 1,073
    Win 10 Pro x64

    Quote Originally Posted by DavidE View Post
    I have Win 10 installed in VMware Player and it's working without issues.
    However in Device Manager I have 1 Unknown Device.
    From the Hardware IDs I can't tell if it's for a Floppy Drive or the motherboard chipset...
    Does anyone else using Win 10 in VMware see an error in Device Manager ?

    Seems to me if it is for the MB chipset I'd have a lot of problems...
    I have that same thing David. Welcome aboard, changed your name I see.
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  8.    06 Oct 2014 #18
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 357
    Multi-Boot W7_Pro_x64 W8.1_Pro_x64 W10_Pro_x64

    Thanks for confirming it's not just me, and the welcome aboard Derek.
    Yea, I had the name changed so it is the same name on all the forums.
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  9.    06 Oct 2014 #19
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Shasta County
    Posts : 1,073
    Win 10 Pro x64

    You're welcome David.
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  10.    06 Oct 2014 #20
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Pembrokeshire, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,482
    Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 15063 Multiprocessor Free
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by strollin View Post
    Way to go Joan! If you haven't already done so, next time you boot that VM, install the VMTools which are some utilities that improve the performance of the guest OS in such areas as video, mouse, sound etc...

    VMware KB: Overview of VMware Tools
    Thanks for the link I was wondering where I'd get them, I'm in 10 now while playing a bit more.
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