VMware Fusion 3: Supported Operating Systems

    VMware Fusion 3.1.2 supports more than 150 operating systems.

     

    *Supported 32-Bit Guest Operating Systems*

     

    VMware Fusion supports the following 32-bit guest operating systems:

    • Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard and 10.5 Leopard

    • Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional, Home Premium, and Home Basic Editions

    • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic, and Home Premium SP2 Editions

    • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic, and Home Premium SP1 Editions

    • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic, and Home Premium Editions

    • Windows XP Professional SP3, Home Edition SP3

    • Windows XP Professional SP2, Home Edition SP2

    • Windows 98 SE

    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Standard, and Datacenter SP2 Editions

    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Standard, and Datacenter Editions

    • Windows Server 2003 Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise SP2, and Enterprise R2 Editions

    • Windows 2000 Server SP4, Advanced Server SP4, Windows 2000 Professional SP4 (experimental)

    • Windows NT 4.0 Server SP6a, Workstation SP6a

    • Windows Me, Windows 3.1, Windows 95 SP1, MS-DOS 6.x

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, 10 SP2, 9 SP3

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11, 10 SP2

    • SUSE Linux 10.1, 9.3

    • Novell Netware 6.5 SP7

    • Novell Linux Desktop 9 SP2

    • Novell Open Enterprise Server SP2

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4, 5.3, 4.7, 3.9, 2.1-stock 2.4.9-e3 (Advanced Server, Enterprise Server, Workstation)

    • Red Hat Linux 9.0—stock 2.4.20-8, upgrade 2.4.20-20.9

    • Red Hat Linux 7.0—stock 2.2.16-22, upgrade 2.2.17-14

    • Solaris 10 on x86 (Update 7)

    • Ubuntu Linux 10.10, 10.04, 9.10, 9.04, 8.10, 8.04.3, 8.0.4.4, 7.10, 6.10, 5.10

    • Mandriva Linux 2009.1, 2008, 2007, 2006

    • FreeBSD 8.0, 7.2, 7.1, 6.1, 5.5

    • Turbolinux Enterprise Server 8

    • Turbolinux Desktop 10

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 1

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1

     

    Supported 64-Bit Guest Operating Systems

     

    VMware Fusion supports the following 64-bit guest operating systems:

    • Mac OS X Server 10.6 Snow Leopard and 10.5 Leopard

    • Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional, Home Premium, and Home Basic Editions

    • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic, and Home Premium SP2 Editions

    • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic, and Home Premium SP1 Editions

    • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, Ultimate, Home Basic, and Home Premium Editions

    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Standard, and Datacenter SP2 Editions

    • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise, Standard, and Datacenter Editions

    • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise, Enterprise SP2, and Enterprise R2 Editions

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, 10 SP2, 9 SP3

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11, 10 SP2

    • SUSE Linux 10.1, 9.3

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 Service Pack 1

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 1

    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4, 5.3, 4.7, 3.9 (Advanced Server, Enterprise Server, Workstation)

    • Solaris 10 on x86 (Update 7)

    • Ubuntu Linux 10.10, 10.04, 9.10, 9.04, 8.10, 8.04.3, 8.0.4.4, 7.10, 6.10, 5.10

    • Mandriva Linux 2009.1, 2008, 2007, 2006

    • FreeBSD 8.0, 7.2, 6.1, 5.5

    • Turbolinux Server 10