VMware recommends running antivirus software to ensure a secure and safe Windows experience on your Mac.
VMware has partnered with McAfee, Inc. to offer Fusion users a complimentary 90-day subscription to McAfee AntiVirus® Plus.
McAfee AntiVirus Plus is supported on the following guest operating systems:
Windows 10 (32- and 64-bit)
Windows 8 (32- and 64-bit)
Windows 7 SP1 x64
Windows 7 SP1 x86
Windows Vista SP2 x64
Windows Vista SP2 x86
Windows XP SP3
Windows 2000 Professional SP4
- Access the installer for the antivirus software.
When you create a virtual machine, after VMware Tools installs, a dialog appears prompting you to install McAfee AntiVirus Plus. Click Install to start downloading McAfee AntiVirus Plus.
In an existing Windows virtual machine, select. The McAfee installation wizard appears.
- Click Next in the McAfee Security Center window to install the antivirus software into your Windows virtual machine.