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VMware Updates Fusion with 1.1 RC1 Release

VMware has updated Fusion to a 1.1 RC1 release, build 61385.  New features include:

  • English, French, German, and Japanese versions
  • Improvements to Unity, including:
    • My Computer, My Document, My Network Places, Control Panel, Run, and Search are now available in the Applications menu, Dock menus, and the Launch Applications window
    • Improved support for Windows Vista 32- and 64-bit editions
    • Improved window dragging and resizing performance in Unity view
  • Improvements to Boot Camp, including:
    • Full support for Microsoft Vista in a virtual machine
    • Improved support for preparing Boot Camp partitions
    • Automatic remount of Boot Camp partition after Boot Camp virtual machine is shut down
  • Improved support for Mac OS X Leopard hosts
  • Improved 2-D drawing performance, especially on Santa Rosa MacBook Pros

Bugs Fixed in VMware Fusion 1.1

VMware Fusion 1.1 includes the following improvements and bug fixes:

  • Intel VT is now correctly enabled on 64-bit Intel Macs when powering on or resuming a virtual machine after the Mac is put to sleep or awakened
  • Fixed issue where VMware Fusion would use more memory over time
  • Resolved issue where windows would freeze in certain cases in Unity view
  • Improved DNS resolution when using NAT networking
  • Fixed issue where Caps Lock mapping preference would always be reset after using VMware Fusion 1.1 Beta
  • Restored ability to shrink virtual disks lost after using VMware Fusion 1.1 Beta

In addition to the improvements listed above, this release fixes numerous bugs to greatly improve the stability of VMware Fusion.

Download and find out more, here.

Thanks to Richard Cardona for passing me the information!

Published Friday, October 26, 2007 5:38 AM by David Marshall
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