Install VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra Virtual Machine

VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra Virtual Machine
Written by M Abbasi

After Installing macOS High Sierra on VMware Virtual Machine. One of the main problem you will face is the screen resolution problem. Everything work perfect with a smaller screen view. You can’t switch to full-screen view. Which can cause to discontinue using macOS Sierra on VMware Virtual Machine? Before committing to stop using macOS High Sierra on VMware Virtual Machine. Try for the solution to this issue. We have a solution to this problem which will help you to enhance your virtual machine performance. That’s VMware Tools. Installing VMware Tools on macOS High Sierra Virtual Machine will fix the issue not only the full-screen view. You will be able to start file sharing, drag & Drop files and documents between your host and the guest operating system even enjoy using the guest operating with better graphics performance. Why wait let’s follow the steps to avail all the features of VMware Tools on our guest operating system.

Install VMware Tools on MacOS High Sierra

Installing VMware Tools will not only solve the screen resolution problem this will add many features to the guest operating system. that every operating system needs, we have to use the guest operating system as a real physical computer without any restrictions. VMware Tools will give full freedom to guest operating system users. even copying the file from host to guest operating system without having any problem. next using the external drive and fast mouse performance.

1: Download VMware Tools

VMware Tools is a set of utilities and drivers that are needed for every guest operating system installed on Virtual Machine. this is an ISO file extension that you can insert to guest operating system CD drive and install on it.

VMware Tools attach with macOS High Sierra VMware Image which we provide for you. you don’t need download VMware Tools. but if you install macOS High Sierra From Image you have downloaded from other website you have to download the VMware Tools and insert the ISO file to your Virtual Machine and install VMware Tools.

2: Play macOS High Sierra Virtual Machine

Before going to install VMware Tools you have to install macOS High Sierra on VMware Virtual Machine and play the virtual machine.

For Playing Virtual Machine open VMware Workstation and click on Power on the virtual machine.

Play Virtual Machine
Play Virtual Machine

3: Install VMware Tools

When you choose VM > Install VMware Tools from the VMware Workstation menu, VMware Workstation temporarily connects the virtual machine’s first virtual CD-ROM drive to the ISO image file that contains the VMware Tools installer for your guest operating system and you are ready to begin the installation process.

Install VMware Tools
Install VMware Tools

VMware tools files inserted to your guest operating system. you have two option to install VMware Tools and Uninstall VMware Tools. click on install VMware Tools and follow the wizard guide.

VMware Tools
VMware Tools

Next, you will be guided to VMware Tools Installer Click on Continue.

Vmware Tools Installer
Vmware Tools Installer

VMware Tools is ready for installation this will take some space of your hard disk. Click on Install.

Ready to Install
Ready to Install

After you click on Install a pop-up window will ask you that when this installation is completed you need to restart your computer. agree to this and click on Continue Installation.

Continue Installation
Continue Installation

After you continue to VMware Tools Installation the System Security will ask for your login details while installing new software in your macOS High Sierra. Type the Password and Click Install Software.

Login Details
Login Details

This installation is not much time consuming only will take a few minutes to complete the installation.

Installation
Installation

While Completing the installation process, System Extension Pop-up will appear on your screen asking to allow the new extension, from security Preferences. click on Open Security Preferences.

Security Preferences
Security Preferences

In the Security & Privacy Setting page, Allow VMware Tools Extension.

Allow Extension
Allow Extension

After Allowing the Extension click on the Lock icon and type your login password and click on Unlock. and close the Security & Privacy Windows.

Unlock
Unlock

Everything Looks perfect now it’s time to restart the guest operating system click on Restart.

Restart Virtual Machine
Restart Virtual Machine

Once the macOS High Sierra guest operating system Boots up, you can enjoy using all the features that VMware Tools enables for you,

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