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Verision 3 of the macOS Unlocker for VMware Workstation and Player. Supports versions:


  • Workstation 11/12/14/15 on Windows and Linux
  • Workstation Player 7/12/14/15 on Windows and Linux






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One of the great things about this place is that I can always check in when a new version of Workstation drops, knowing that Donk has already updated the Unlocker to work with it. You don't get enough credit, man. Thank you. :)

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For some reason certain AV tools are reporting a Trojan in the Windows executables. This is a known issue with PyInstaller's bootstrap program with AV tools. Even just submitting the bootstrap exe, run.exe, to VirusTotal show an issue.


I am not sure there is anything I can do apart from remove the Windows executables and insist on Python being installed.

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Version 3.0.2 uploaded

- Fixed false positives from anti-virus software with Windows executables

- Allow Python 2 and 3 to run the Python code from Bash scripts

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Intel NUC i7 DNHE (latest BIOS) - 32GB memory - 512GB m.2 NVMe SSD, 2TB SATA HDD - generic display 27" 1920x1080
Linux Mint 19.1 'Tessa' - VMware Workstation 14 Pro (14.1.2 build-8497320) - Unlocker 3.0.2 - macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

I'd like to report a success - except I was unable to install VMware Tools (error msg: "could not find component on update server") - so I cannot get max possible display resolution (currently stuck at 1024x768) - please advise on fixing this problem (how to install VMware Tools properly), or point me in the right direction.

UPDATE: it seems I managed to install VMware Tools (mounted darvin.iso), restarting to test...success!!!

Thank you Donk, the Unlocker 3.0.2 works without a hitch, feels solid and reliable (I will keep testing, will update if there's anything to report).


Attached image - Geenbench test results (for comparison, iMac 2013 i5 Geekbench: single-core 4134 and multi-core 12267)

highsierra-on-i7 nuc.jpg

Edited by alnilam

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