I’ve written about my experiences with running Windows 11 for ARM64 on the newer ARM-based Mac devices from Apple, using both Parallels Desktop and VMware Horizon. But Microsoft’s position was always that […]
MacOS Ventura: Where have I heard this before…
Apple released a new version of MacOS called Ventura (version 13), and it has generated some heated discussions around a topic that sounds very familiar: The replacement of the venerable System Preferences […]
Is 2023 the year for Windows on ARM64?
Windows on ARM goes back over a decade. Fortunately, it’s gone from a relatively-crippled device that only ran store apps (Windows RT) to a much more general-purpose device. But is it ready […]
Want to see end of life dates for, well, anything?
The Windows 10 and Windows 11 release information pages are useful, and there’s also the Microsoft Lifecycle site (not quite as useful as you have to decipher it), but what if you […]
Now released: VMware Fusion for running Windows on ARM on M1/M2 Macs
After a long technical preview period, the released product is finally available. The official announcement can be found here. The previews were fairly rough — functional, but certainly with some rough edges. […]
Want your own Windows 11 21H2 ARM64 ISOs?
I was trying out Parallels Desktop 18’s new feature that allows it to automatically download Windows 11 for ARM64 to install a new VM, and wondered how exactly that worked. Fortunately, it […]
M1 Mac virtualization revisited: Parallels Desktop 18 vs. VMware Fusion 22H2 Preview
I probably own more ARM64-based machines than then typical person, and I used those somewhat regularly for testing OS deployment scenarios. Virtual machines are usually more productive for those types of activities, […]
M1 Mac virtualization: Parallels Desktop vs. VMware Fusion
2022-08-17: Feel free to read through this post and then check out the new follow-up post that compares the latest versions of Parallels and VMware Fusion. Also see this post that clarifies […]
Add a TPM to a VMware Fusion VM
As I noted in a previous blog post, Windows will now enforce the TPM 2.0 requirement for virtual machines with the latest Insider builds. Fortunately, VMware has documented how to do this […]