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VMware Releases Fusion 8.1

Looking for a reliable way to run Windows and other x86 based operating systems on a Mac without rebooting?  Well, VMware would like you to try out Fusion, the company's desktop virtualization hypervisor for Mac first launched back in August 2007.

For those Mac users keeping score at home, VMware Fusion 8.1 is a maintenance release, resolving a few known issues.  And yes, it is also a free upgrade for all VMware Fusion 8 users.

So what's been fixed?

  • Fixes an issues with the Easy Install process misinterpreting Windows 10 Version 1511 ISO images as Windows server 2012 R2 images
  • Resolved an issue where reverse DNS lookup does not work in a virtual machine when a dnsmasq server is installed and configured on the Mac host.
  • Fixed a crashing issue when unplugging a monitor from the Mac when Fusion is in Full Screen view with multiple monitors.
  • Fixed an issue with Microsoft Excel responding to input with a one-second delay
  • Fixed an issue when using USB devices with a virtual machine on an OS X 10.11 host might cause the virtual machine to crash.
  • Fixed an issue when the host and guest non-English language keyboard layout differ when the virtual machine is accessed remotely using VNC.
  • Fixed an issue when a USB Attached SCSI (UAS) device connected to a USB 3.0 port on a Mac OS X 10.9 or later host might fail to successfully connect to the guest.
  • Resolved an issue when copying a large file between a USB storage device and an OS X virtual machine might stall and fail.

Download VMware Fusion 8.1 update.


Published Thursday, December 10, 2015 10:16 AM by David Marshall
Digitalberg - (Author's Link) - December 11, 2015 6:03 AM

We tired however every time connecting USB, VM gets crash.

Please check this issue again

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