Written by James McDonald

March 25, 2023

I have a Microsoft Partner Action Pack Benefit which includes licenses to Microsoft Operating System licenses. Included is Windows 10 and 11 Pro on the ARM architecture

Next step is paying a $99USD upgrade from VMWare Fusion Pro 12.x to 13.x which will run arm64 architected Operating Systems but NOT intel

Of good use is “The Unofficial Fusion 13 for Apple Silicon Companion Guide” https://communities.vmware.com/t5/VMware-Fusion-Documents/The-Unofficial-Fusion-13-for-Apple-Silicon-Companion-Guide/ta-p/2939907

Everything seems to install nicely (I installed Windows 11 Enterprise) but the current biggest annoyance is the lack of Copy/Paste between the Host and Windows Guest VM’s

This VMWare forum post sums it up:

… The fact that I had to spend 20 minutes googling & digging through forum posts just to get a coherent understanding of the current structure & limitations of Fusion 13 for M1/M2 series Macs reflects poorly on VMware as a company…


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