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VMware Workstation


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This package skips automatic verification:

Installer doesn't work in test environment. Upon testing with a manual install the installer pops up a warning box that is blank. Tried to determine patch required but unsuccessful.
Determined that installer works in a patched 2012 R2 and in Windows 10 without issue.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/25/2018.

VMware Workstation enables technical professionals to develop, test, demonstrate, and deploy software by running multiple x86-based Windows, Linux, and other operating systems simultaneously on the same PC.

To install VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vmwareworkstation --version 15.0.2

To upgrade VMware Workstation, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vmwareworkstation --version 15.0.2


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'vmwareworkstation'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $url64 = $url
    $checksum = 'c4adc199a474bdaf865f0ee661024a4b5a9e6c73d4c4047bb82128417d07c75c'
    $checksum64 = $checksum
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs = '/s /v/qn EULAS_AGREED=1'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType -checksum64 $checksum64

Virus Scan Results

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • VMware
  • Inc.


Copyright © 2015 VMware, Inc. All rights reserved.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
VMware Workstation 1128 Monday, April 8, 2019 approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.4 267 Friday, April 5, 2019 approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.3 729 Sunday, March 24, 2019 approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.2 2572 Sunday, November 25, 2018 approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.1 406 Friday, November 16, 2018 approved
VMware Workstation 15.0.0 1536 Thursday, September 27, 2018 approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.7 119 Monday, April 8, 2019 approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.6 30 Monday, April 8, 2019 approved
VMware Workstation 14.1.5 28 Monday, April 8, 2019 approved
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