DrHarrington
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Failed to power on....

Hi just bought a new MacBook Air M1 and transferred everything from my old computer to my new one. How do I get Windows up and running on my new computer? When I try to open Windows, I get an error message--see attached screenshot. I am running VMWare Fusion 12.1.1. 

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wila
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https://communities.vmware.com/t5/VMware-Fusion-Discussions/Failed-to-power-on-virtual-machine/m-p/2...

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DrHarrington
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I'm sorry, what is the response to my question??

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scott28tt
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Fusion cannot power on any VM when you have an M1 processor.

There will be a future version which will be able to run VMs with guest OSes which work on ARM but not x86.

 

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