The advanced penetration and auditing system “Kali Linux” is loveable. It contains hundreds of penetration and crackable tools that are perfect. The new Kali Linux 2.0 is updated with latest features which have of course brought you here. However, if you want to install or run Kali Linux on your system, then I have got the best option for you and that’s installing or running Kali Linux on VMware without following any extra steps like installing or setting it. Therefore, it’s that easy as you think and you can do it right now. Running Kali Linux in PC or VMware have slight differences except that, running operating system on VMware has many benefits too, like adding extra network adapter or CD/DVD ROM etc, reliability, performance, security. In this guide, I’m going to show you how to run Kali Linux 2.0 on VMware without installing it.
Install Kali Linux 2.0 on VMware
Unlike before, the updated Kali Linux versions are easier to install on VMware or system. No matter, we’re here to help you get installed like a pro whether it’s difficult or easy, let’s get started.
Step 1# Download Kali Linux ISO Image File
Before you wish to install, download the ISO Image file of Kali Linux from official Kali Linux website or click here to directly redirect you to the page and hit on the <Kali Linux 64 bit VM> to directly start downloading process.
Step 2# Run Kali Linux 2.0 on VMware
When the file downloaded fully, extract it in a folder and navigate to the Kali Linux files and open the ( Kali-Linux-2017.1-VM-amd64.vmx ) file with VMware Workstation.
When opened, you’ll see a configured virtual machine and everything set so just power on the virtual machine by pressing on it.
On the first screen you’ll be asked for the username and the password, type the username password from below and hit enter.
Surprise! and that’s it, no need for extra steps or settings just enjoy. One thing more, that the VMware tools are already installed, so don’t need to reinstall it. Everything is fine now and even you have the option to
The numbers of installation macOS High Sierra on PC are perfectly high. While the installation process doesn’t work for some users is remarkable. Plus, there are various types of problems, which includes installing problem, graphics issues and much more. In our previous articles, we saw the problems of many users in the comment section or in my email even. At the time, I was busy and couldn’t reach to them. Moreover, many comments were amazing. That’s why I couldn’t answer one by one and solve them. But this time I will compensate the problems you got. Personally, I apologize and say sorry to those who commented below and I couldn’t answer. So, don’t be upset and put your comments again because this time we aren’t leaving your comments without response. Therefore, this time we’ve covered your problems and solve them here or if you had any problem not listed here,of course you can comment and we’ll solve it. So let’s move on.
In this article, we’ve covered the problems from the comment section and will solve them here so if you had any of these problems, of course, you can find the solution here. At first, we will answer to the VMware Workstation users and fix the problems then we’ll head up to the VirtualBox.
1# The virtual machine stuck at Apple logo while booting and reboots again & again how to fix?
-> Please check your guest OS you’ve selected the appropriate one & try with step 4 & 5 again carefully.
2# I get an error when I go to play it. Says “Mac OS X is not supported with binary translation. To run Mac OS X, you need a host on which VMware Player supports Intel VT-x or AMD-V.
-> Please enable Intel VT-x in BIOS, here’s how to do it.
3# FaceTime has not received any video from the connected camera. Restarting your computer may fix this issue.
-> To fix this, open VMware and change USB Port to 2.0. Try!
4# The USB devices doesn’t work, as I already changed the compatibility from 3.0 to 2.0 do you have a fix for this?
-> Please check if you have enabled VMware USB Service, click Start button and search Services.
5# Hi, thank you for this article. Everything works except I don’t have the internet and I don’t know how to configure it, I have already installed VMware tools have you any idea?
-> Try reinstalling VMware Tools and it will work.
6# Is there any way to activate video acceleration? Or change the amount of video memory?
In the settings, it says the guest OS doesn’t support it.
-> You can install VM Tool. And the Virtual machine is working with 128 MB of VRAM.
7# Hi, VMWare tools isn’t supporting. It means after restart VMWare tool on the right hand of the desktop. Its pointer isn’t smooth and also can’t use full screen.
-> Hi. Because this is a new version. Open System Preferences – Security & Privacy then enable VM Tool to fix this problem.
8# Can I use the hardware for the VM like this:
RAM: 2602.6 MB
CPU: 4 Cores
And my real hardware is :
RAM: 4004 MB
CPU: Intel Core i5
is it ok?
-> OK, Set up 50-60% of your Ram and CPU.
9# I have an issue where it will only give me 1024×768 RES after VMware tools are installed.
-> You should open “System Preferences” then “Security & Privacy” then click “Allow VMware Tool.” Restart!
10# I have the same error with displaying as follows. Please help me to solve this immediately…..
VMware Workstation unrecoverable error: (vcpu-0)
A log file is available in “C:\Users\User\Documents\Virtual Machines\OS X 10.11\vmware.log”.
You can request support.
To collect data to submit to VMware support, choose “Collect Support Data” from the Help menu. You can also run the “VM-support” script in the Workstation folder directly.
We will respond on the basis of your support entitlement.
-> Just add smc.version = “0” on your Notepad.
11# Can I run macOS High Sierra on AMD PC?
-> No, hope you wait for the next.
12# attempted to startup from:
->EFI VMware Virtual SCSI Hard Drive (0.0) unsuccessful
->EFI VMware Virtual IDE CDROM DRive (IDE1:0) unsuccessful
-> Please add smc.version = 0 without quotation marks and it will work.
Fix macOS High Sierra Problem on VirtualBox
1# Hello! I already run my macOS High Sierra, but I can’t control my mouse integration. How can I turn it on?
-> Install the VirtualBox Expansion pack first. Then I switched the USB setting to USB2. Make sure your pointing device is set to USB Tablet.
2# I have a problem installing on the virtual machine it is showing a blank screen I ran all the commands as directed.is there any way to fix it?
-> Hi. Close your VirtualBox and try step 5 again.
3# VBoxManage.exe: error: Failed to create the VirtualBox object!
VBoxManage.exe: error: Code CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE (0x80080005) – Server execution failed (extended info not available)
VBoxManage.exe: error: Most likely, the VirtualBox COM server is not running or failed to start.
-> Hi. Check your VirtualBox version and try step 5 again!
4# When I turn on the machine I just get a black screen and nothing else
-> Please enable Intel VT-x in BIOS!
5# VBoxManage setextradata “MacOS” “VBoxInternal/Devices/efi/0/Config/DmiSystemProduct” “iMac11,3” when I entered this command it shows me an error too many parameters.
-> Yes, my friend! Enable Intel VT-x in BIOS.
6# Still cannot get it to work, getting the black screen on boot. I know that the settings have been applied correctly, as this is what I see in my macos_dev.vbox: And yet, nothing. VT-x is enabled. The CPU is the latest i7-7500U KobyLake. 16gb of RAM, NVidia GTX 970 4G video card, just black screen, nothing else.
-> Hi. Change your Chipset to PPIX3 or IHC9 and try again.
7# I got something further, like “Error allocating 0x17e7 pages at 0x00000000000108b000 alloc type 2; Error loading kernel cache (0x9); Boot Failed. Mac Boot; Book Failed. EFI DVD/CDROM”.
-> Yes, the solution is easy: instead of setting the “Version” to “El Capitan,” set it to MacOS 64-bit. Everything then works.
8# i5 6500
16 GB of ddr4
xfx rx 480 8gb
windows 10 pro 64 bit
-> Thanks. Install “VirtualBox Extension Pack” then open VirtualBox. Select your virtual machine and click “Setting then change USB to 2.0.
9# Hi there! I seem to be dealing with the same problems others are. I’m experiencing a continual boot screen, but nothing else. What should I do? I followed your instructions to the letter.
-> Hi. Check your Guest OS and Intel VT-x. Change your VRAM to 128 MB and try again!
Ok, fine, hope it would solve your problem. If you have any further problem, just comment below, and we will solve it within here. If you have any ideas suggestions for improvement, feel free to share it with us.
The Apples macOS Sierra has approached high version which is called “macOS High Sierra”. Unlike usual this time again, the OS is innovatively designed and focused on core features. Except this, there are tons of major changes and enhanced graphics level like its better photos, 5k resolution, and file system. These brillant features has attracted users and attempt them to install specially on PC. No worries, you can do it now, no need to wait if you’re on PC or Mac. If you are a Mac users, so you can download the macOS High Sierra 10.13 from App store but if you are PC user then you’ve got the chance to do it from the guide here. In our previous article, we downloaded the macOS High Sierra VMware Image. In this article, I’m going to show you how to install macOS High Sierra 10.13 on VMware in Windows 10, 8 or 7.
Unlike before, this time, we’re covering every section of guiding users to get what they want from this article. As in our previous article, we downloaded macOS High Sierra 10.13 simply. Now we’re going to install macOS High Sierra on VMware in Windows. Except it, following your comments, if you had problems or errors during installation, we will cover and solve it if possible by us in an article, stay on and enjoy.
Important: Hey Folks, the next version of macOS is out, here’s you can find and really download + install, with the complete guide.
1. After download, the files, extract them in a folder.
2. Now open Unlocker208 and open ” win-install” and Run as administrator.
#Step 3: Create a New Virtual Machine in VMware
1. Open VMware Workstation and click on “Create a New Virtual Machine” or simply press ” Ctrl + N” to open New Virtual Machine Wizard. When opened, let it by default and click Next.
2. On this page, select “I will install the operating system later” and click Next.
3. Yes, you’re right, select Apple Mac OS X and OS version then hit Next.
4. Personalize and select a preferred location for the virtual machine and click Next.
5. Here specify the disk capacity by storing virtual disk as single file and 40 gig-byte for maximum disk size then continue installation by hitting Next.
6. On the finish line, customize hardware if you want and go for Finish.
#Step 4: Configure & Edit the Virtual Machine
1. When the virtual machine created, you’re ready to edit the VM, hit Edit virtual machine settings to continue.
2. Remove the existing hard disk by selecting the hard disk and click Remove.
3. After removing the hard disk, hit Add on the Virtual Machine Settings and follow the instructions from below.
4. Here you need to select use an existing virtual disk and click Next.
5. Browse the MacOS High Sierra (VMDK) from the extracted folder that you had downloaded then click Finish then click Ok on virtual machine settings.
#Step 5: Edit the Virtual Machine & Insert Code
1. When you have finished configuration, now you need to edit the virtual machine and insert command from below. To do that navigate to virtual machine files and open “virtual machine configuration(VMX)” with Notepad like the shot below.
2. On the Notepad, insert the command below or you can copy and paste from below.
#Step 6: Install macOS High Sierra 10.13 on VMware
Once you have completed the steps above, then you’re able to install it right now. To do that, press the power button to start the virtual machine. When the machine started, on the first screen you’ll see the welcome page, choose your country then click Continue.
Stuck booting up or can’t change the screen or do you have another problem? No matter, here’s the solution, click the link below and try one the solution methods from the list.
Read the Terms and conditions fully and click Agree.
Step #8: Personalize Your Mac
So let’s personalize our computer by filling out the required details then Continue.
This new express setup page works as location services and it will locate your location, Continue.
Now your account will be create within few minutes and you’ll finally got it like the shot below.
All right, that’s all. Hope you could install without error and if you got any issue, place it in comments form. We will reply as soon as possible also we will create another article based on your problems for other users if they got, so they can solve it quickly. Notice that if you face boot manager problem or any other problems, check out the step #3 and use the code without quotation marks or you can try the whole tutorial once again if again not succeed, then try to check your laptop/PC if it’s not AMD, if it is then you can’t do it or if your system is Intel then go and check the steps clearly and check once again or do it on another computer.
When the macOS High Sierra installed successfully, now step through essential setting up your Mac after installation. Click the link below and follow the steps.
Apple releases a new OS every year and this year the latest and the most updated macOS High Sierra is going to be released. Before the full release, we can use the preview image to install and test it out. Thus, we are ready to introduce and guide our users to download and install macOS High Sierra on VMware & VirtualBox. Therefore, in my opinion, this time we are bringing changes and try to cover as possible, before installing it, let’s download it properly because it takes time and effort.
Actually, I didn’t want to create this article, but I noticed users couldn’t find it, if found they can’t download or if downloaded, it doesn’t work. Like I Googled myself “Download Mac OS High Sierra or El Capitan” but couldn’t find a proper and accurate download link to download the file. So I decided to help interested users providing them appropriate correct and proper download link to download the Mac OS High Sierra download before installation. However, in our previous article, we learned how to install macOS Sierra 10.12 and also I had inserted the download link that worked for everyone and could download successfully. In this article, I will provide the download link and file for macOS High Sierra 10.13 because most users search for the VMware image so they could get it instantly. So, let’s get started.
Download Now Mac OS High Sierra VMware Image
The macOS Sierra upgraded from macOS El Capitan. Later on, in 2017, Apple announced significant changes to macOS Sierra and launched 10.13 version with more flexibility and reliable features. This update included improvements to Apple file system, HEVC for video, speed and some more. However, the PC users are also the part of using it by virtualizing on different platforms. In order to install it, they need some files which include the macOS High Sierra VMDK. Ok, it is not difficult to download, but of course, it is hard to find. Like there are many blogs providing it but when we try to download, it may ask to complete an offer or might not download, if downloaded it won’t work or may be outdated. These issues are harassing users and may stop users from installing it. Therefore, I have provided the macOS Sierra 10.13 (latest version) VMware image file and also the unlocker 208 which is needed for installing. Also, we will provide the installing guide which will be our next article.
Every virtual machine (VM) needs to install VMware Tools to go for the best as the new MacOS Sierra 10.12 or OS X El Capitan. When you’ve finished the installation, you’re ready to experience the best of it by installing the VMware tools. It is a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of the virtual machine’s guest operating system and improves management of the virtual machines. It is necessary utility for all the virtual machines running on VMware which includes many improvements and experiences such as time synchronization,graphics performance, efficient memory allocation, accelerated mouse driver, optimized SCSI driver, replicate with guest operating systems run scripts etc. Although a virtual machine can run without VMware tools but you can improve performance and abilities by installing it.
Install VMware Tools on MacOS Sierra 10.12 to Enhance VM Performance
Now that you’ve known all about VMware Tools, let’s move towards installing it.
1# Run & Open VMware Tools
1. Once you have installed macOS Sierra or El Capitan on VMware, now power on the virtual machine and sign in. Navigate to VMware options> VM> Install VMware Tools, when the confirmation window pops up just hit Install.
Notice: You can install VMware Tools on any OS X using this method.
2. When the VMware tools window pops up, select Install VMware Tools.
#2 Install VMware Tools From Installation Wizard
1. On the installation wizard, hit Continue.
2. Now hit Install to perform a standard installation of VMware Tools.
After continuing, the installation will take a moment to install, and here’s what you’ll see but you have to restart the virtual machine in order to complete the process.
Once the virtual machine restarted, you’ll have all the enhancements and user experiences also have fixed the screen resolution + speed like the shot below. Also, you can drag & drop from guest OS to VM or from VM to guest OS and use mouse better than before.
Thus, you can use it like a pro and have everything or every apps you want to work with, you can do each and everything you want. So did you find it helpful? Share now with your friends and let them be aware, they might thank you later. If you have any question regarding this, feel free to ask.
If you’re willing to use iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus running iOS 10 without having it, then, make sure its possible and today we’re going to show it for you full and free. ُSince iPhone 7 with iPhone 7 plus and iOS 10 has released, we’re excited to see and test it somewhere and know that. And you might be confused how to use it without buying it also if you’ve searched somewhere you couldn’t find doing it that because it isn’t properly done anywhere. Sounds interesting yes? No worries, now you can use iPhone, iPad running iOS 10 or before on VMware or Mac by iOS simulator easily, exactly what are you thinking and not only you can use iPhone with iOS 10 but also you can test out the iPad you prefer and also use Apple TV there.
Simulator is a great tool for rapid prototyping and development before testing your app on a device. Simulator also has features that can assist you in testing and debugging both iOS apps and web apps. By understanding the tools that Simulator offers, you can more efficiently develop your app.
Hey, want to start soon? Install a Mac on VMware first from the guides above. Once the macOS X installed, launch VMware and power on the virtual machine (Mac OS) and now go to App Store and search XCode 8 then download it.
After downloading XCode 8, launch it and go install it.
Once the XCode installed, now you’re ready to go and use iPhone, iPad with iOS Simulator, and to do this find out XCode app and right-click on it then select Show Package Contents.
Now open Contents>Developer> Applications and open Simulator, and you’ll see iPhone coming up. When the iPhone turned on, now you’re free to do anything you want, to adjust the screen with your screen choose>Window>Scale>Select the screen zoom that fits like the shot below.
Or if you want to change iPhone, iPad version or test TV OS then navigate to Harware>Device>Choose Apple OS or iOS 10 then choose your preferred device.
Now comes to Apple Watch, to access this open Simulator (Watch) from the Applications window and you’ll see the Apple Watch running and you can have access to it.
All right, that’s enough. If you’ve any questions, suggestions regarding this ask now.
The new Android 7.0 Nougatis released finally and has spirit almost everywhere on most of the phones. It’s been a long time waiting for it and now its comes like a boom with its brand new fantastic features developed by Googlethat includes; Best user experience, more security, clear graphics and much more. Now if you want to test it before installing on your phone or if you have an iOS device and want to use Android Nougat then you have the best choice to do it without installing it on your PC fully or installing on your phone. In this article, I will show you how to install Android 7.0 Nougat on VMware step by step, let’s get started.
Install Android Nougat on VMware Step by Step
As Android Nougat is the brand new OS, it has lots of updates and new features also it’s the latest Android OS till now and much more but you might don’t know much because we haven’t introduced anything about it, in this case we’ll have an article about it which will be aimed at introducing + explaining about the updates and everything later than this.
1# Download & Install the Required Files
Before getting started fully, you need to download & install or extract the required files from the given links below.
When the files downloaded, installed or extracted, now open VMware and click on Create a new machine(Ctrl+N), on the wizard, just hit Next.
On this page, select “I will install the operating system later” and click Next.
Here just select Other>FreeBSD and click Next.
Now customize the virtual machine as you want and hit Next.
And it’s time to review and finish the virtual machine, so have a check and hit Finish.
#3 Customize the Virtual Machine
Now that you’ve finished creating virtual machine, it’ the turn of editing virtual machine settings and start it.
To do it first, go ahead and click on Edit virtual machine settings, on the page, select CD/DVD option and select Use ISO image file then browse the ISO image file of Android Nougat 7.0.
Notice: Use extracted ISO image file of Android 7.0 otherwise it won’t boot up.
Now select Memory option and add memory at least 1GB or further than that then click Ok.
#4 Install the Virtual Machine
Everything is ready, go on click the Power on button and have a look at your screen until it boots up, when it booted it will look like the shot, go down with the arrow key then click Enter on “Installation -Install Android-x86 to harddisk“.
In this step, choose Create/Modify partitions and hit Enter.
And reject using GPT by choosing No and hit Enter.
Here just select New with the arrow keys and hit Enter.
Choose Primary from partition type.
Specify the disk size and hit Enter.
On this page, hit Enter on Bootable option.
Select Write>Type Yes when you’ll be asked.
Time to quit the partition page, go on Quit and hit Enter.
Now click Ok on the partition(SDV1) then select Ext4 from filesystem.
When you’ll be asked for formatting select Yes.
And again choose Yes for Bootloader GRUB.
Then Skip the EFI GRUB.
Now confirm to create a disk image by hitting Yes and when you’ll have to specify just hit Enter.
And if you’ll be asked to format the boot partition just hit Yes.
On the creating disk page, just hit enter on the size input and on the next page you’ll be asked for installing system directory as read-write, hit Enter.
After hitting yes, it will take a moment to setup them all, when finished, you’ll have the Android-x86 installed page, go down on Reboot and hit enter.
While rebooting, you’ll see the page like this and just hit Enter or wait a sec it will boot automatically. Here it shows that you’ve installed it on your VMware hard disk fully.
When the installing and rebooting finished, the screen will appear soon and that’s Android Nougat 7.0. Once you’ve installed, now you can test, use and enjoy it fully.
At this point, right click on the above virtual machine name>Removable Devices>CD/DVD>Disconnect because we’ve already installed it on our VMware hard disk and it doesn’t need anymore.
Hope you would like our articles, if you had any problem during the installation comment below.
Sharing is caring, don’t forget to share it with your friends, they’ll thank you later.
The new MacOS Sierra is out and has been installed on almost all of the Mac’s because it’s new features going to get better and better. While it has spirit everywhere, especially, Siri which is more compatible and smart and finds the best results for you. Moreover, you have the universal clipboard, auto unlocks with Apple Watch and much more. Sounds exciting? Do you think it’s only for Mac users or you can’t install it? ha, of course, no, because you can do them all just in Windows using VMware within some easy steps. However, as we have covered the previous OS X El Capitan installation on VMware, this time again we’re having a surprising gift for our users means we’ve covered this too, so let’s get started.
Hey, check out this fantastic latest macOS High Sierra installation guide
After finishing the steps above, now it’s time to begin start virtualizing and installing Mac OS Sierra. Let’s get started.
#1. Open File Explorer and navigate to unlocker208 extracted files and right click on win-install and select Run as administrator, when the windows ask your permission click Yes. This will unlock or start VMware services of Mac so that you can choose and install Mac on VMware.
#2. Now open VMware and click on File>New virtual machine(Ctrl+N), when the new virtual machine wizard pops up, just click Next.
#3. In this step, you’ve to select I will install the operating system later and click Next.
#4. Here you need to select Apple Mac OS X as operating system and choose 10.11 from OS X version then click Next.
#5. Customize your virtual machine name and location for the installation like the shot and hit Next.
#6. Now you don’t need to do anything just hit Next due to we won’t use the drive for our installation.
#7. Everything is ready now, customize hardware if needed or finalize the virtual machine settings creation by hitting Finish.
Step 2# Edit the Virtual Machine & Replace the VM Hard Disk
When the virtual machine created, point out your mouse on Edit virtual machine settings and click on it.
Notice: After the virtual machine has been created, don’t turn it on otherwise you might lose the virtual machine and begin the steps from the beginning.
Now here you can increase memory, processor if your system allows you and then select Hard Disk option and click Remove. When the hard disk removed, click Add then select Hard Disk and click Next.
On this page, let all things by default, just click Next.
Here you need to select use an existing virtual disk and click Next.
Now browse the VMDK file of MacOS Sierra from the extracted folder that you had downloaded then click Finish then click Ok on virtual machine settings.
Step 3# Edit the Virtual Machine (VMX) & Write Down the Command
It’s time to edit the VMX file of the virtual machine, to do that navigate to the macOS Sierra virtual machine files you had created and right-click on it and open it with Notepad.
When the file opened, scroll to the end and type the command down then press Ctrl+S to save it.
smc.version = “0”
Note: If you got the error later saying the value 0 in Smc.version = “0” is not valid, take away the quotations and it will work.
Smc.version = 0
Stuck booting up or can’t change the screen or do you have another problem? No matter, here’s the solution, click the link below and try one the solution methods from the list.
Ok, fine that’s it, can’t install or got confused, check out our video below based on install MacOS Sierra on VMware step by step. Notice that if you face boot manager problem or any other problems, check out the step #3 and use the code without quotation marks or you can try the whole tutorial once again if again not succeed, then try to check your laptop/PC if it’s not AMD, if it is then you can’t do it or if your system is Intel then go and check the steps clearly and check once again or do it on another computer.
And don’t forget to install VMware tools when the installation has finished, go now:-
Installing or following the steps to install is easy and everybody can do it but it won’t boot means you’re getting the error(unrecoverable error) and can’t go ahead, so if you’ve are suffering from this error then it’s time to solve it by the following steps. Thus, after installing OS X I have experienced well of it and also the errors. I am thankful to you all that give your feedbacks and I love to see it every time on our new articles, as soon as possible I’ll try to cover the problems one by one, so here you don’t need to download or install something without catching up the steps, so let’s get started.
Fix VMware unrecoverable Error of OS X Virtual Machine
After installing OS X 10.11, while starting the virtual machine, if you see the error right above then you’ll have to follow the steps below.
1. Go to File Explorer and navigate to the OS X virtual machine VMware files and right click on the VMware virtual machine (VMX) file and open it with notepad.
2. Now scroll down to the end and type the following command and press Ctrl+S to save it.
smc.version = “0”
3. When saved, restart your computer and then open VMware and start power on the virtual machine, and hurry its working fine.
Problem not solved? Try entering the command in the notepad like below and restart your computer then power on the virtual machine in VMware.
smc.version = 0
Hope it would have solved your problem, if not then you can ask or tell us your problem here.