This video shows you the steps to change the hardware version of a virtual machine on VMware.
How to Change Hardware Version in VMware Workstation
To change the hardware number on VMware:
Step 1: If you have not installed VMware on Windows or Linux before, please refer to the videos below.
Windows ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Uf9-6SPiMY
Linux ➦ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqmlpBJnJlk
Step 2: When you update VMware Workstation 14 to 15, you need to update the hardware version of the machines you have installed.
Step 3: Open a virtual machine that you installed earlier.
Step 4: Click on Upgrade this machine.
Step 5: Click Next in the Change Compatibility Wizard window.
Step 6: From the Compatibility section, select the new version (Workstation 15.x) of the VMware Workstation program and click Next.
Step 7: In the Clone Before Converting window you will see two options. Select Alter this virtual machine and click Next.
Step 8: Click Finish to apply the changes.
Step 9: After changing the VMware hardware number, click Close.
Step 10: You can now run your machine and update the VMware Tools.
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