In this article, I am going to show you how to install VMware tools on macOS Sierra. Have you ever installed macOS Sierra or El Capitan on Virtual Machine (VM) like VMware or virtualBox? If you are new then don’t worry I will leave the links below to install it on Virtual Machine. But if you’re not and you haven’t installed it on VM. Then you are in the right place because here I am wanna show you how to install VMware tools on macOS Sierra. If you install it then you OS X 10.11 Will work perfectly with the VMware. Actually, when you install Vmware tools on OS X 10.11 then it will install the missing drivers and kext when you installed it then your macOS Sierra works perfectly. So follow below step by step to install VMware tools on macOS Sierra.
Install macOS Sierra or El Capitan on Virtual Machines
Use the Links below to install macOS Sierra or El Capitan on Virtual Machines like Virtualbox or Vmware. But if you want to Install VMware tools then you must Install macOS on Vmware before going ahead.
- How to Install Mac OS X El Capitan on VirtualBox?
- How to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VMware?
- How to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on VirtualBox?
- How to Install macOS Sierra 10.12 on Macbook with VMware Fusion?
Install VMware Tools on macOS Sierra
Step #1. Download Darwin.ISO from the link below and place it on your desktop.
- VMware Tool ISO File >>>Downlaod<<< Password: “www.wikigain.com”
Note: The VM Tool iso file is on the Tools folder in Patch tool.
Step #2. Power On the macOS Sierra VM that you want to install VMware tools on it.
Step #3. Enter your Password and log In into your Account.
Step #4. Right Click on the macOS Sierra tab then click on Removable Devices > CD/DVD (SATA) > Settings.
Step #5. From the Devices Status, Check the box of Connected and Connect at power on. Then from Connection section “Select Use ISO image file:” and click on browse.
Step #6. Now Navigate and select the VM Tool.ISO file that you download from the link in step 1 and click Open.
Step #7. Now on the Virtual Machine settings click on OK to save the changes that you made.
Step #8. After that go to OS X VM and enter full-screen mode, Wait a while for the file and then it will run automatically, so when VMware tools dialog box appears then click on Install VMware Tools.
Step #9. On introduction Page click on Continue.
Step #10. Then click on Install.
Step #11. Again click on Continue Installation.
Step #12. Then type your Password and click on Install Software to allow this.
Step #13. Wait for Installer to complete the installation process and when the installation was Successful then click on Restart to finish installing the software.
So when your OS X VM reboots then VMware tools is installed on your VM and it must work perfectly like Auto selecting the Display Size and other drivers.
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