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And we have the first failure of my unofficial pack! Sorry about this. As I said, it wasn't tested, and this proves it. I'll look in to it as soon as I can. The plan so far seems to be that Donk is going to help me learn my way around the project, and after a release is put out that is known to be working, I will take over on my own if Donk thinks I am capable and worthy.

 

I have not forked the project yet, but I will be cloning it soon. It may be a while before I actually make my own fork of it though.

 

I am talking to David-B and his plan is correct. I suggest not forking for now from GitHub until I finish my last release and then we will switch over to his repo.

 

Also there may be some breaking chnages in Git so expect it not to work will I sort some stuff out. I am on vacation and will dump stuff onto git just to ensure it is backed up.

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Hello all of you on the forum  :)

 

Ladies and Gentlemen I address a very cordial asking for support for Vmare 14 Workstation.

 

I have installed Vmware Workstation 14 Pro in Windows 7 Proffesional x64 Bit.
 
When I proceed to configure Vmware, to unlock access to the systems I have a situation like the screenshots posted in this post.
 
From unlocker folder 2.0.8 I run install.cmd and and win-update-tools.  The entire process of booting, loading a file by the CMD console proceeds in a manner normal.
 
When I finish loading from the win-install console I get two backup folders and tools - in main folder unlocker 2.0.8.
 
When running win-update tools, only the tools folder appears in the root folder
 
unlocker 2.0.8.
 
As I can see from the screenshots I still do not have the unlocked option in the menu - installation macOS systems.
 
I kindly ask for your support Ladies and Gentlemen.

 

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Unlocker 2.0.8 does nt work with Workstation 14. We are working on a new version that support Workstation 14 and I would expect it to be released sometime next week. There is an unofficial version by David-B if you need to try it now.

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Ok thanks for the support Sir :)

Please download the link I will test and write whether or not it works.

Can you ask for 3D acelerator support in the new version of Unlocker?

 

Vmware Workstation 12 is supported True to Windows 7, but it can run on systems Mac OS ?

 

 

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For those of you who want to try out the modifications that hoanglan87 posted here, but want an easy way to do so, I've uploaded an unofficial repack of the VMware Patcher here. As of this posting, the submission is waiting for approval by a moderator, but I'm hoping that it will be available shortly. This repack includes a pyInstaller-built executable for patching VMware on Windows. This has not been thoroughly tested, but I can confirm that this repack is working without any issues for me. (I am running VMware Workstation Pro 14 on Windows 10.)

 

Update: Until a moderator approves the InsanelyMac download link I posted above, here is an off-site download link: https://nofile.io/f/HPYpMCHrQE1/unlocker209-unofficial.zip

 

Update 2: The InsanelyMac download link has been approved.

 

I installed sierra from iso file (from scratch) on wks pro 14 (win10 ent host) with the unoff unlocker successfully (hw version 14.x, vmware tools 10.0.1, selected macos 10.13 from the OS menu of vmware) and upgraded to high sierra. Everything works, but the network does not function in bridge mode, only in NAT mode. I will try to create bootable iso for high sierra. This is just a "FYI" for the audience :)

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Hello, can I get a download link for the Vmare Workstation 14 unofficial version by David-B if you need to try it now?

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Hello, can I get a download link for the Vmare Workstation 14 unofficial version by David-B if you need to try it now?

 

 

For those of you who want to try out the modifications that hoanglan87 posted here, but want an easy way to do so, I've uploaded an unofficial repack of the VMware Patcher here. As of this posting, the submission is waiting for approval by a moderator, but I'm hoping that it will be available shortly. This repack includes a pyInstaller-built executable for patching VMware on Windows. This has not been thoroughly tested, but I can confirm that this repack is working without any issues for me. (I am running VMware Workstation Pro 14 on Windows 10.)

 

Update: Until a moderator approves the InsanelyMac download link I posted above, here is an off-site download link: https://nofile.io/f/HPYpMCHrQE1/unlocker209-unofficial.zip

 

Update 2: The InsanelyMac download link has been approved.

I installed sierra from iso file (from scratch) on wks pro 14 (win10 ent host) with the unoff unlocker successfully (hw version 14.x, vmware tools 10.0.1, selected macos 10.13 from the OS menu of vmware) and upgraded to high sierra. Everything works, but the network does not function in bridge mode, only in NAT mode. I will try to create bootable iso for high sierra. This is just a "FYI" for the audience :)

Did bridge mode work on Workstation 12?

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Did bridge mode work on Workstation 12?

 

With wks 12 and earlier it worked fine for years. Anyway, I created iso file of high sierra and tried to install it from scratch with apfs. After 10.0.1 vmtools install it cannot boot - stuck at the boot logo of apple. I think I will wait for the official unlocker :)

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Hello all of you on the forum :)
 
I confirm the operation of unlocker 2.0.9 unofficial tool on Vmare
 
Workstation 14.
 
Below the screen is a huge addition to the menu of Apple systems.
 
At the moment I have installed Vmware Workstation 14 on Windows
7 Proffesional x64.
 
I am very kindly asking for information if someone succeeded
 
Install add-on tools that are offered in the lower Vmare bar
 
Workstation?
 
I enclose the question about this question.
 
Clicking on the install tools link shows me the message that is on the screen 3, and then the message that appears on the screen 4.

 

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Hello all of you on the forum :)
 
I confirm the operation of unlocker 2.0.9 unofficial tool on Vmare
 
Workstation 14.
 
Below the screen is a huge addition to the menu of Apple systems.
 
At the moment I have installed Vmware Workstation 14 on Windows
7 Proffesional x64.
 
I am very kindly asking for information if someone succeeded
 
Install add-on tools that are offered in the lower Vmare bar
 
Workstation?
 
I enclose the question about this question.
 
Clicking on the install tools link shows me the message that is on the screen 3, and then the message that appears on the screen 4.

 

After vmware wks 14 install, patch vmware with unoff unlocker. Create virtual machine macos 10.12 or 10.13. Kinda like this:

 

http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/290949-how-to-install-os-x-10x-snow-leopard-to-el-capitan-in-vmware-workstation-1011-workstation-proplayer-12-player-67-esxi-56/

 

The vmware bar info must be ignored (never remind me). After successful install you have to manually install vmware tools from the VM menu. Since I recognized that the unofficial unlocker installs 8.x vmware tools you have to manually download 10.0.1 one from http://softwareupdate.vmware.com/cds/vmw-desktop/fusion/

 

Stop all vmware services and then you will be able to overwrite the darwin.iso, darwin.iso.sig and tools-darwin.plist files in the directory vmware wks is installed in.

 

Sierra iso is here for example (I hope admin won't "F" me for linking this:

 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B2GfNkTIqZ04S0gwUWxqMEpMOUk

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Thanks for the quick reply to my post :)

 

I found important information about 3D Acceleration.

 

It turns out that the Vmare Fusion available on the macOS platform, as evidenced by

 

The screena is already supported in Vmare Fusion for 3D Acceleration, on scrre

 

The Kali Linux system is shown.

 

Dear Members Forum, everyone here is welcome in the forum and everyone is welcome

 

support.

 

We all aim to launch 3D Acceleration in Vmare Workstation Pro 14.

 

I want to be an active forum user and support others.

 


As I promised, I confirm the correct functioning of the unlocker tool

 

2.0.9. I just finished installing macOS Sierra version 10.12.6 - on

 

Vmare Worsktation 14 Pro, on Windows platform 8.1 Proffesional x64 bit.

 

I am very kindly asking you to insert a link to download the tool

 

This will unlock the full screen mode in Vmare Workstation Pro 14 and the link

 

to a tool that improves the work of the dock bar, the dock belt optimizer mode

 

in macOS Sierra 10.12.6 on Vmare Workstation 14 Pro.

 

I greet all very heartily reading my post :)

 

I am asking very kindly to insert links to these tools for

 

Improved work in the system sierra 10.12.6 on Vmare Workstation 14 Pro.

 

Best regards, Łukasz Rozalewicz


 

For my part I suggest you take a closer look at Vmare Fusion which is available

 

on the macOS platform. It is worth looking for if we could use Vmare Fusion

 

for Windows platform.

 

Is it possible to run a macOS installation on Vmare Fusion?

 

Today will test Vmare Workstation 14 Pro on Windows 8.

 

Under the seventh and tenth unofficial unlocker tool 2.0.9 works correctly.

 


 


Can you make a Vmware Fusion instance so that you can use it under

 

Windows Vmare Fusion?

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I just was trying the unofficial patch on Linux (OpenSuSE 42.3 - fresh install) with VMplayer 14.

 

The VMWARE install does not have /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmwarebase.so.0 - it has /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmwarebase.so.

 

I played with the python code and added a vmware leadin of VMware player 14 to get around it - but no success.

 

 

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Ah! So many problems! If I take over this project from Donk, I am going to have to come up with a better way of handling issue reports because there is just too much going on here.

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Thanks for all your post dear User's :)

 

Or maybe use tools such as is available on Linux - it is called

 

Wine or PlayOnLinux, both tools will unlock the option to launch the application

 

exe on linux.

 

For MacOS, there is also a tool that launches exe applications, too

 

This is a tool called Wine. I'm not sure if it's not at all

 

Similar to PlayOnLinux available for macOS, it is possible

 

with another name.

 

Dear Users, let's find a tool that will unlock our ability

 

run applications from under macOS on windows platform and more specifically

 

on the Virtual Machine Vmare Workstation.

 

It can even be on 12 Vmare Workstation version, the purpose is to run the application

 

Vmare Fusion available for macOS.

 

I still try to download on my macos Sierra download Vmare Fusion

 

and install. As soon as I know something, I will insert screenshots and describe in detail

 

whole installation process.

 

I think Vmare Fusion should download and install on Vmare Workstation 14

 

I have macOS Sierra 10.12.6 installed.

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Hi, I have found instructions for running 3D acceleration for Vmware Workstation. This is a Windows manual. 
 
 
Vmware Fusion installs seamlessly on Mac OS X 10.12.6. on
 
Vmare Workstation 14 Pro
 
Please tell me how to start the 16: 9 mode without having to turn on the mode
 
full screen?
 
How do I configure the Dock bar for smoother operation?
 
How do I add more memory for a monitor, for the 3 MB graphics option?
 
On behalf of all the Users, I ask for a very kindly request for support,
 
Please build a tool that will answer all these questions.
 
However, in 4: 3 mode the work is uncomfortable, continuous switching from full screen
 
Normal mode will cause discomfort in working on a Virtual Machine.
 
Dear Developer, on behalf of all the Users, I turn to you very much
 
A cordial request to build appropriate tools.
 
Please also ask other Members about forum activity as far as possible of course.
 
I can support the forum on my part.
 
I want to share very valuable information that relates to memory
 
Ram is either a desktop computer or a laptop computer.
 
I know it's a Vmare department, but I think that the moderator will not hurt my head.
 
I learned in Windows that starting with Windows Vista a
 
By the end of the Windows operating system alone Windows
 
Adjusts the RAM clock frequency to the clock frequency
 
processor. Only systems under Windows Vista did not have this option.
 
I think this information is very valuable and worth writing about.
 
Therefore, in the Bios itself, we see the clocking of Ram 2133 Mhz
 
For example: Windows Vista, or Windows 7 shows us the clocking value
 
By half, it means that Windows starts itself in addition
 
Power saving mode and not at all
If we have unlocked bios it should be on the menu
 
The option that is responsible for the settings that talk about managing this function, ie
 
Memory Ram is dependent on processor clocking.
 
This function should be called, I do not say literally, because
 
Each BIOS will have it signed differently in its menu.

 

How to check if 2 GB of memory is running
 
For 2 GB graphics card is allocated, please support.
 

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I just was trying the unofficial patch on Linux (OpenSuSE 42.3 - fresh install) with VMplayer 14.

 

The VMWARE install does not have /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmwarebase.so.0 - it has /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libvmwarebase.so.

 

I played with the python code and added a vmware leadin of VMware player 14 to get around it - but no success.

 

Please just wait a little longer I have worked out most of the issues with Workstation 14, and have checked a lot of code into Git. However I am actually on my anunual vacation with friends and need time to test when I get home.

 

Hi, I have found instructions for running 3D acceleration for Vmware Workstation. This is a Windows manual. 
 
 
Vmware Fusion installs seamlessly on Mac OS X 10.12.6. on
 
Vmare Workstation 14 Pro
 
Please tell me how to start the 16: 9 mode without having to turn on the mode
 
full screen?
 
How do I configure the Dock bar for smoother operation?
 
How do I add more memory for a monitor, for the 3 MB graphics option?
 
On behalf of all the Users, I ask for a very kindly request for support,
 
Please build a tool that will answer all these questions.
 
However, in 4: 3 mode the work is uncomfortable, continuous switching from full screen
 
Normal mode will cause discomfort in working on a Virtual Machine.
 
Dear Developer, on behalf of all the Users, I turn to you very much
 
A cordial request to build appropriate tools.
 
Please also ask other Members about forum activity as far as possible of course.
 
I can support the forum on my part.
 
I want to share very valuable information that relates to memory
 
Ram is either a desktop computer or a laptop computer.
 
I know it's a Vmare department, but I think that the moderator will not hurt my head.
 
I learned in Windows that starting with Windows Vista a
 
By the end of the Windows operating system alone Windows
 
Adjusts the RAM clock frequency to the clock frequency
 
processor. Only systems under Windows Vista did not have this option.
 
I think this information is very valuable and worth writing about.
 
Therefore, in the Bios itself, we see the clocking of Ram 2133 Mhz
 
For example: Windows Vista, or Windows 7 shows us the clocking value
 
By half, it means that Windows starts itself in addition
 
Power saving mode and not at all
If we have unlocked bios it should be on the menu
 
The option that is responsible for the settings that talk about managing this function, ie
 
Memory Ram is dependent on processor clocking.
 
This function should be called, I do not say literally, because
 
Each BIOS will have it signed differently in its menu.

 

How to check if 2 GB of memory is running
 
For 2 GB graphics card is allocated, please support.

 

 

 

I am really sorry but I don't understand what you are asking here. Is it 3D acceleration for macOS in Workstation? If that is what yuo want only Apple and VMware can make the drivers for it.

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Please just wait a little longer I have worked out most of the issues with Workstation 14, and have checked a lot of code into Git. However I am actually on my anunual vacation with friends and need time to test when I get home.

 

 

I am really sorry but I don't understand what you are asking here. Is it 3D acceleration for macOS in Workstation? If that is what yuo want only Apple and VMware can make the drivers for it.

 

I have allocated 2 GB of RAM for my graphics card, where the tab in the performance monitor can check the memory usage of the graphics card?

Unlocker 2.0.8 does nt work with Workstation 14. We are working on a new version that support Workstation 14 and I would expect it to be released sometime next week. There is an unofficial version by David-B if you need to try it now.

 

Dear Donk, I am very grateful to you for the addition,
 
to the official version of the unlocker tool 2.0.9 which is under construction:
 
- Added support for format change from 4: 3 to 16: 9 without the need to start the mode
 
full screen,
 
- Added support for 3D acceleration, or create a separate patch which
 
will launch such support - since Vmare Fusion has this option I deeply believe
 
That Vmare Workstation 14 Pro will also get this support.
 
- Add a tool to optimize the Dock,
 
- Added ability to add memory for Monitor Graphics, by default
 
3 mb.
 
Dear Project Supervisor, please take note of all the above
 
These requests, in order to improve work on Vmare Workstation 14 Pro.
 
Yours sincerely Łukasz Rozalewicz

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I have allocated 2 GB of RAM for my graphics card, where the tab in the performance monitor can check the memory usage of the graphics card?

 

Dear Donk, I am very grateful to you for the addition,
 
to the official version of the unlocker tool 2.0.9 which is under construction:
 
- Added support for format change from 4: 3 to 16: 9 without the need to start the mode
 
full screen,
 
- Added support for 3D acceleration, or create a separate patch which
 
will launch such support - since Vmare Fusion has this option I deeply believe
 
That Vmare Workstation 14 Pro will also get this support.
 
- Add a tool to optimize the Dock,
 
- Added ability to add memory for Monitor Graphics, by default
 
3 mb.
 
Dear Project Supervisor, please take note of all the above
 
These requests, in order to improve work on Vmare Workstation 14 Pro.
 
Yours sincerely Łukasz Rozalewicz

 

 

 

Vmware Fusion does not 3D accelerate macOS guests, only Apple and VMware can write this as the API is not public. This is not something we can do. VMware Tools will enable different resolutions including 16:9.

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Vmware Fusion does not 3D accelerate macOS guests, only Apple and VMware can write this as the API is not public. This is not something we can do. VMware Tools will enable different resolutions including 16:9.

 

Ok but 16: 9 active in full off mode screen.
 
 
Please elaborate on adding more
 
memory for the graphics monitor, by default it is set to 3 mb.
 
I also ask for information where I can check whether the memory allocation
 
operating in the menu VM> settings> display - on the screen you can see that I have
 
allocated 2 GB of RAM for the graphics card, and the selected mode
 
3D acceleration. 3D acceleration is not supported in this guest operating system.
 
Only in macOS Sierra 10.12.6 is not supported or in all
 
MacOS Maveric, MacOS Yoesmite, MacOS ElCapitan,?
 
Yours sincerely, Łukasz Rozalewicz

 

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Ok but 16: 9 active in full off mode screen.
 
 
Please elaborate on adding more
 
memory for the graphics monitor, by default it is set to 3 mb.
 
I also ask for information where I can check whether the memory allocation
 
operating in the menu VM> settings> display - on the screen you can see that I have
 
allocated 2 GB of RAM for the graphics card, and the selected mode
 
3D acceleration. 3D acceleration is not supported in this guest operating system.
 
Only in macOS Sierra 10.12.6 is not supported or in all
 
MacOS Maveric, MacOS Yoesmite, MacOS ElCapitan,?
 
Yours sincerely, Łukasz Rozalewicz

 

On the first pic you can see that 3D accel is not supported therefore it is irrelevant how many amount of graphics memory you define it will have no influence on the virtual machine. Deal with it.

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On the first pic you can see that 3D accel is not supported therefore it is irrelevant how many amount of graphics memory you define it will have no influence on the virtual machine. Deal with it.

 

Sierra 10.12.6 does not support 3D acceleration.
 
And which other system from Apple supports 3D acceleration in Vmare Workstation?

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None. Please stop asking the same question as the answer is the same. We cannot enable 3D acceleration for Apple Mac OS X/macOS in VMware Fusion/ Workstation/Player.

 

Ok thanks for the quick reply to my post

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      efi.nvram.var.ROM.reflectHost = "FALSE" efi.nvram.var.MLB.reflectHost = "FALSE" system-id.enable = "TRUE" and the MLB, ROM and optionally system-id entered manually eg
      efi.nvram.var.MLB = "W80######BA1A" (MLB can be 13 or 17 characters long, alphanumeric string) efi.nvram.var.ROM = "<=>?@A" (ROM is entered here as a 6 character ASCII string) uuid.bios = "## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##-## ## ## ## ## ## ## ##" <---Optional (if you want to inject a given system-id hexadecimal value) Note the output for ROM from imessage_debug is a 12 character hexadecimal that needs to be entered here as a 6 character ASCII string eg using an Hex to ASCII converter we find that "3c3d3e3f4041" hex is equivalent to   "<=>?@A".
       
      Vanilla Mavericks and Yosemite
      The same VM settings for El Capitan will also boot and run vanilla installations of OS X Mavericks and Yosemite .  Attached to this post are installer scripts to create bootable Mavericks (CMI.tool) and Yosemite (CYI.tool) ISOs for VirtualBox and VMware.
       
      With the respective OS X installer apps in the Applications folder, download and run the installer tools using terminal ie
       
      To create a Mavericks ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CMI.tool ./CMI.tool To create a Yosemite ISO on your desktop
      cd downloads chmod +x CYI.tool ./CYI.tool Here is a screenshot of the VM running Mavericks 10.9.5...
       

       
      Enjoy
       
      Update for macOS 10.12 Sierra
      The above settings still work for macOS Sierra after upgrading to VMware Workstation 12.5 and unlocker 2.0.8 - see post #13.
       
      Update for macOS 10.13 High Sierra and 10.14 Mojave
      See post#30 for macOS_iso_cim.tool script to create ISO for macOS using Apple's createinstallmedia utility.
      Post#41 describes how to build "Install macOS ******.app" on the fly from installer files downloaded beforehand in /SharedSupport folder.
       
      Update for macOS 10.15beta Catalina
      See post Update for macOS Catalina 10.15beta
       
      CECI.zip
      CYI.tool.zip
      CMI.tool.zip
    • By David-B
      This version of VMware Unlocker is modified to support VMware Workstation 14. It has not undergone extensive testing, but from the little I have used it, it appears to be working properly on VMware Workstation 14.
       
      The original VMware Unlocker is available here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/files/file/339-unlocker/
       
      The changes that were made to the code to enable this patcher to work are available here: http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/303311-workstation-1112-player-712-fusion-78-and-esxi-6-mac-os-x-unlocker-2/?p=2503855. Other than this change, only the install scripts and the patcher exe for Windows was modified.
    • By Donk
      Mac OS X Unlocker for VMware V2.0
       
      Please ask questions in this thread http://www.insanelymac.com/forum/topic/303311-workstation-1112-player-712-fusion-78-and-esxi-6-mac-os-x-unlocker-2/
      1. Introduction
       
      Unlocker 2 is designed for Workstation 11, Player 7, ESXi 6 and Fusion 7.
       
      If you are using an earlier product please continue using Unlocker 1
       
      Version 2 has been tested against:
      Workstation 11/12 on Windows and Linux
      Player 7 & Workstation Player 12 on Windows and Linux
      Fusion 7/8 on Mavericks and Yosemite
      ESXi 6.0

      The patch code carries out the following modifications dependent on the product
      being patched:
      Fix vmware-vmx and derivatives to allow Mac OS X to boot
      Fix vmwarebase .dll or .so to allow Apple to be selected during VM creation
      Fix libvmkctl.so on ESXi 6 to allow use with vCenter

      Download a copy of the latest VMware Tools for OS X

      Note that not all products recognise the darwin.iso via install tools menu item.
      You will have to manually mount the darwin.iso for example on Workstation 11 and Player 7.
       
      The vmwarebase code does not need to be patched on OS X or ESXi so you will see a
      message on those systems telling you that it will not be patched.
       
      In all cases make sure VMware is not running, and any background guests have
      been shutdown.
       
      The code is now Python as it makes the Unlocker easier to run and maintain on ESXi.
      There are some challenges to write the code as ESXi has a subset of Python 2.7 which
      constrains some modules that can be used.
       
      2. Prerequisites
       
      The code requires Python 2.7 to work. Most Linux distros, ESXi and OS X ship with a compatible
      Python interpreter and should work without requiring any additional software.
       
      Windows has a packaged version of the Python script using PyInstaller, and so does not
      require Python to be installed.
       
      3. Limitations
       
      If you are using VMware Player or Workstation on Windows you may get a core dump.
       
      Latest Linux and ESXi products are OK and do not show this problem.
       
      IMPORTANT:
       
      If you create a new VM using version 11 hardware VMware will stop and create a core dump.There are two options to work around this issue:
      1. Change the VM to be HW 10 - this does not affect performance.
      2. Edit the VMX file and add:
      smc.version = "0" |
      4. Windows
       
      On Windows you will need to either run cmd.exe as Administrator or using
      Explorer right click on the command file and select "Run as administrator".
       
      win-install.cmd - patches VMware
      win-uninstall.cmd - restores VMware
      win-update-tools.cmd - retrieves latest OS X guest tools
       
      5. Linux
       
      On Linux you will need to be either root or use sudo to run the scripts.
       
      You may need to ensure the Linux scripts have execute permissions
      by running chmod +x against the 2 files.
       
      lnx-install.sh - patches VMware
      lnx-uninstall.sh - restores VMware
      lnx-update-tools.cmd - retrieves latest OS X guest tools
       
      6. Mac OS X
       
      On Mac OS X you will need to be either root or use sudo to run the scripts.
      This is really only needed if you want to use client versions of Mac OS X.
       
      You may need to ensure the OS X scripts have execute permissions
      by running chmod +x against the 2 files.
       
      osx-install.sh - patches VMware
      osx-uninstall.sh - restores VMware
       
      7. ESXi
       
      You will need to transfer the zip file to the ESXi host either using vSphere client or SCP.
       
      Once uploaded you will need to either use the ESXi support console or use SSH to
      run the commands. Use the unzip command to extract the files.
       
      <<< WARNING: use a datastore volume to run the scripts >>>
       
      Please note that you will need to reboot the host for the patches to become active.
      The patcher is embbedded in a shell script local.sh which is run at boot from /etc/rc.local.d.
       
      You may need to ensure the ESXi scripts have execute permissions
      by running chmod +x against the 2 files.
       
      esxi-install.sh - patches VMware
      esxi-uninstall.sh - restores VMware
       
      Note:
      1. Any changes you have made to local.sh will be lost. If you have made changes to
      that file, you will need to merge them into the supplied local.sh file.
      2. The unlocker runs at boot time to patch the relevant files and it now survives
      an upgrade or patch to ESXi as local.sh is part of the persisted local state.
       
      8. Thanks
       
      Thanks to Zenith432 for originally building the C++ unlocker and Mac Son of Knife
      (MSoK) for all the testing and support.
       
      Thanks also to Sam B for finding the solution for ESXi 6 and helping me with
      debugging expertise. Sam also wrote the code for patching ESXi ELF files.
       
       
      History
       
      12/12/14 2.0.0
      First release

      13/13/14 2.0.1
      Removed need for Python for Windows

      13/13/14 2.0.2
      darwin.iso was missing from zip file

      02/01/15 2.0.3
      Added EFI firmware files to remove Server check
      Refactored Python code

      07/01/15 2.0.4
      Added View USB Service to Windows batch files
      Fixed broken GOS Table patching on Linux

      18/06/15 2.0.5
      ESXi 6 working
      Latest tools from Fusion 7.1.2

      20/06/15 2.0.6
      ESXi 6 patch for smcPresent vCenter compatibility

      16/09/15 2.0.7
      Workstation 12 on Linux fixes

      14/11/15 2.0.8
      Player 12 on Linux fixes
      Get latest VMware tools command
      Removed firmware files
      Moved to PyInstaller 3.0

       
      © 2011-2015 Dave Parsons
    • By phantom2000
      I'm tyring to run iATKOS S3 V2 on VMware Fusion 6(on Mavericks). I tried to set up Fusion with the iso file but when I start the VM, it says "The guest operating system is not MacOS X Server". Then I have downloaded the Fusion Unlocker v1.2.0 but I can't seem to get it to work. I have taken the execution permissions for the files install.sh, uninstall.sh and Unlocker.osx file by running the following commands,
      sudo chmod +x /Users/tim/Desktop/VMware/unlock-all-v120/osx/install.sh sudo chmod +x /Users/tim/Desktop/VMware/unlock-all-v120/osx/uninstall.sh sudo chmod +x /Users/tim/Desktop/VMware/unlock-all-v120/osx/unlocker.osx Then I tried to run the install.sh script using the command,
      sudo /Users/tim/Desktop/VMware/unlock-all-v120/osx/install.sh But I get this error message,
      TimBok:~ tim$ sudo /Users/tim/Desktop/VMware/unlock-all-v120/osx/install.sh Password: VMware Unlocker 1.2.0 =============================== Copyright: Dave Parsons 2011-13 Patching... /Users/tim/Desktop/VMware/unlock-all-v120/osx/install.sh: line 12: ./Unlocker.OSX: No such file or directory TimBok:~ tim$ I need to know what I can do here to get rid os this issue and run the VM.
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