Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by precator, May 15, 2011.

  1. precator
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    macrumors member

    Apr 10, 2007
    Does Parallels or VMWARE of some program work in Lion that I can install Windows 7.. Parallels will not work for me..
  2. pablos93
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    macrumors newbie

    Oct 20, 2009
    I had to use VirtualBox and it worked ;)
  3. MRiOS
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    Jun 2, 2010
    VMware Fusion 3 works for me, though I have only tried using a Windows XP VM myself.
    btw, I did a fresh install of vmware on Lion and did not copy anything other than the XP VM from Snowleopard)
  4. Kmax82, May 27, 2011
    Last edited: May 27, 2011

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    macrumors newbie

    Oct 29, 2009
    Parallels doesn't work, but I can confirm that I have Windows 7 up and running with VMWare Fusion 3.1.2. Just don't install MacFuse, that gave me issues.

    EDIT: Nvm, here's a workaround for Parallels.

  5. nixbsd
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    Jun 20, 2010
    I somehow cannot install guest OS using VirtualBox 4.0.8 on my Macbook Pro 7,1 with Lion 11A459e.. anybody got the same issue?
    Parallels also failed to install guest OS. VMWare running fine so far.

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