SharePoint 2010 Virtual Machine (VM) – Creating a VM – 1/4

We will be using VMware WorkStation 7.0.1. You can download it from

After installing VMware on your machine, click on “New Virtual Machine”

This will open “New Virtual Machine Wizard”. Select “Typical (recommended)” and click “Next”

Select the path of “Windows Server 2008 R2” ISO image and click “Next”

No need to provide “Windows Product Key” and “Password”

This will generate a warning, click “Yes”. Enter the name of VM and location of the VM

Leave “Disk Capacity Settings” as it is

Setting of the VM will be confirmed.

You can change the RAM size by clicking on “Customize Hardware”

Click “OK” and “Finish”. This will take to installation set up of Windows Server 2008 R2


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