If you are a user who loves using a desktop visualization software, then you should have a VMware unlocker along with a ‘VMware workstation’. So, use a VMware workstation unlocker to set up machines virtually on another system. The unlocker utility enables you to run Mac OS X 10.10 and higher on Windows 7 and higher versions of the OS.

Steps to Unlock VMware Workstation 11 in Windows 7, 8.1 & 10

Step 1: Once you are sure that the VMWare is installed on the system, the ‘Virtual Machine’ window would help you select the necessary options. Ensure that you have selected the options shown below.

Virtual Machine Settings

Step 2: Download and install the unlocker utility. You need to download the files from the official website. Later, extract the archive and open the folder.

Step 3: Close all virtual machines along with the VMware workstation program. Right click ‘win-install.cmd’ and select ‘Run as administrator’ from the drop down list.

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Step 4: Wait for some time, the script runs on the terminator window. Finally, the script would start the VMware services.

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Step 5: After patching VMware workstation 11, you have to select options for Mac OS X guest support.

Step 6: Select the option ‘Apple MAC OS X’ which is among the checkboxes of the ‘Guest Operating System’. From the ‘Version’ section select the desired version of Mac from the drop down list.

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You are now done with the process. You have not only unlocked but also patched the virtual machine you desire to run on the VMware workstation. You would see OS X Yosemite (also known as Mac OS X 10.10.1) running on Windows 8.1. The task is possible only with VMware workstation 11.

OS X Yosemite

If you want to perform the task on Windows 7 and 10, then you need to follow the same steps.

So, in this manner you can succeed in unlocking the virtual machine so that you can execute it on the latest VMware workstation 11.

Hope the steps are comprehensive enough for installing a patch on Windows OS. Do enjoy running virtual machines on the VMware workstation.