VMWare Fusion Help Please:)

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by King-Wade, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. King-Wade macrumors newbie

    Sep 17, 2007
    Hi eveyone new to the site here and im having a little trouble wiht vmware fusion and parallels...uhm well i have the new iMac 20" 2.0 GHz and the 256mb graphics card...i downloaded an online game called MU Online and its running as slow as hell on both Parallels and Fusion can someone plz help me out here?? and i donwloaded another game called EU Demons Online and when i try to run it on either Parallels or Fusion this thing appears and says change font to small fonts 96 DPI...and so i did and then the game worked until i logged in...i logged in and i moved my charavter for about 5 seconds and the game froze and the same htings been happening to me...i watched this video and watch


    the guys plying all these sickass games..and uhmm everytime i try and click accelerate 3d graphics it wont let mee...CAN SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME OUT!!
  2. King-Wade thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 17, 2007
    cmonnnnn cant osmeone please help mee im dying hereeee
  3. psychofreak Retired


    May 16, 2006
    You can't be using the virtual machine when trying to activate the accelerated graphics :)
  4. King-Wade thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 17, 2007
    OMG I LOVE U IT WORKEDDDD... now to see if itll run the game:)

    uhmm well i did the accelerate graphics but the speed is still the same...the game is going REALLY slow still and it chanegd its colour:|

    dammit it didnt work...can someone else please help me out here??? i got the 3D accelerated graphics to work but the game's still really slow...whyyy?? and how do i fix that?
  5. brkirch macrumors regular

    Oct 18, 2001
    Fusion's performance when it comes to 2D/3D graphics is rather poor, even with 3D acceleration turned on. Parallels will usually get at least double the framerate Fusion does, just make sure DirectX support is enabled in the virtual machine configuration.
  6. King-Wade thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 17, 2007
    well im gunna try boot camp...my last experiance wiht boot camp was pretty horrible...it wouldnt connect to the internet...it was pretty horrible:| how can i make it connect to the internet?
  7. King-Wade thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 17, 2007
    i got boot camp to work and everythings fine but how can i send a file from mac to windows? cuz i can see my windows partition but itll only let me read..not right...i tried changing the properies on windows but still the same thing itll only let me read
  8. pastrychef macrumors 601


    Sep 15, 2006
    New York City, NY
    There are a number of different ways to do this...

    1. Launch Parallels or Fusion and transfer files via a shared folder.
    2. Launch Parallels or Fusion and mount the Bootcamp partition in OS X.
    3. Install MacFuse in OS X (directions here: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/how-to-read-and-write-ntfs-windows-partition-on-mac-os-x.html)
    4. Install MacDrive in Windows.
    5. Sneakernet.
  9. King-Wade thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 17, 2007
    i found a program called macdrive its pretty good so far
  10. alexbates macrumors 65816


    Nov 24, 2008
    Georgia, USA
    I cant get Macdrive to work with the Windows 7 beta. Any ideas or other software suggestions?

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