How to Install VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 8.1 Pro

Last Updated on February 1, 2017 by admin

VMware workstation 11 is one of the latest VMWare versions which supports many guest operating systems including latest Windows 10.

System Requirements

Please check the system requirements from this URL for your installation to work.

Installing VMware Workstation 11 on Windows 8.1 Pro

Step 1: Download the copy of VMware workstation from this URL. Double-click the .exe file to start the installer.


Start VMWare installer

Step 2: On the welcome screen, Click Next to proceed with the installation.

Proceed with installation

Step 3: Accept the license agreement. Click Next.

Accept license terms

Step 4: Click Typical. You may go for custom installation if you want to select certain features.

Use the typical installation features

Step 5: Change the installation path if you would like. Click Next

Change installation path, if required

Step 6: Uncheck the text box if you do not want to send statistics to VMWare and the click Next.

Do not send statistics data

Step 7: Keep default selections to create a desktop Icon and a entry in the start folder, then click Next.

Create desktop item and start folder entry

Step 8: Click Continue to start the installation wizard. This wizard can take 5 minutes to complete.

Start the VMWare installation

Step 9: Click Finish to complete the installation of VMWare Workstation.

Finish the VMWare installation

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