VMware has released version 12.5.6 of its virtualization software Workstation Pro. With this program it is possible to create one or more virtual computers on which a large number of different operating systems can be installed. That way, they can be used side by side, as opposed to a dual boot setup, where you have to choose one or the other. VMware Workstation is available for Windows and Linux, and licenses start at around $250. More information about the possibilities of this package can be found on this page are being found. The changelog for this release looks like this:
- End users can create virtual machines with the Windows 10 Creators Update or by installing VMware Workstation 12 Pro on a Windows 10 Creators Update operating system.
- Bug fixes and security updates.
- After upgrading VMware Tools to version 10.1.5 or 10.1.6 and rebooting Windows, Explorer shows the VMware Shared Folder drive as disconnected with a red “X”.
Workaround:Refresh the connection by clicking the drive and accessing it as normal.
|Version number||12.5.6 build 5528349|
|Operating systems||Windows 7, Linux, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10|