How to Install VMware Workstation Pro 15.0.3 Build 12422535 (x64) Lite on Windows
VMware Workstation Pro is the industry standard desktop hypervisor for running virtual machines on Linux or Windows PCs[^3^]. It enables technical professionals to develop, test, demonstrate, and deploy software by running multiple x86-based Windows, Linux, and other operating systems simultaneously on the same PC[^2^].
In this article, we will show you how to install VMware Workstation Pro 15.0.3 Build 12422535 (x64) Lite on Windows. This is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 15 Pro users and it contains bug fixes and security updates[^2^].
Before you begin, make sure you have the following:
A Windows PC with a 64-bit processor and at least 2 GB of RAM.
At least 1.2 GB of free disk space for the installation.
A valid license key for VMware Workstation Pro 15.
The VMware Workstation Pro 15.0.3 Build 12422535 (x64) Lite installer file. You can download it from here[^1^]. The file size is 541.16 MB and the file type is exe.
Follow these steps to install VMware Workstation Pro 15.0.3 Build 12422535 (x64) Lite on Windows:
Double-click the installer file to launch the setup wizard.
Click Next to accept the default installation folder or browse to select a different one.
Click Next to accept the license agreement.
Enter your license key and click Next.
Select the components you want to install and click Next.
Select the shortcuts you want to create and click Next.
Select whether you want to check for product updates and join the VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program and click Next.
Click Install to begin the installation.
Wait for the installation to complete and click Finish.
You have successfully installed VMware Workstation Pro 15.0.3 Build 12422535 (x64) Lite on Windows. You can now start creating and running virtual machines on your PC.
How to Create a Virtual Machine
A virtual machine is a software-based emulation of a physical computer that runs an operating system and applications. You can create multiple virtual machines on your PC and switch between them easily.
To create a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Pro, follow these steps:
Open VMware Workstation Pro and click File > New Virtual Machine.
Select the type of virtual machine you want to create and click Next.
Select the operating system and version you want to install on the virtual machine and click Next.
Enter a name and location for the virtual machine and click Next.
Specify the disk size and type for the virtual machine and click Next.
Review the settings and click Finish.
The virtual machine will be created and powered on. You can then install the operating system and applications on it.
How to Update VMware Workstation Pro
It is recommended to keep your VMware Workstation Pro up to date with the latest patches and security updates. You can check for updates manually or automatically.
To check for updates manually, follow these steps:
Open VMware Workstation Pro and click Help > Software Updates.
If there are any available updates, click Download And Install.
Follow the instructions to complete the update process.
To check for updates automatically, follow these steps:
Open VMware Workstation Pro and click Edit > Preferences.
Select the Updates tab and check the box for Check For Product Updates On Startup.
Click OK to save the changes.
VMware Workstation Pro will check for updates every time you start it. If there are any available updates, you will be notified and prompted to download and install them. a474f39169