VMware have just released a maintainance update (6.0.2) for their Mac based Fusion product. This minor update addresses a number of bug fixes to the recently released Fusion 6.X virtualization product. Those running nfusion 6.X then the next time you start it up you should receive a notification window that the 6.0.2 update is available and that your installation can be updated. on the other hand Fusion 6.0.2 now provides an “Easy Install” support for the final GA versions of Windows 8.1 and W2K12 R2.

Below is a summary of the resolved issues addressed in this free upgrade :

  • Resolved an issue that causes virtual machines to fail to power on due to insufficient memory.
  • Easy Install support for final versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2.
  • Improved performance when opening VMware Fusion.
  • Resolved an issue that caused the HGFS kernel module to fail to build on certain versions of Linux.
  • Improved support for OS X Mavericks:
  • Finder tags.
  • Improved drag-and-drop to OS X guests.
  • Improved menu-bar handling.
  • Improving handling of multiple displays in Unity mode.
  • Improved support for Recovery Partition with a OS X Mavericks guest.
  • Fixed an issue with boot device selection with a OS X guest.
  • Improved handling of virtual machine window restoration after a restart.
  • Improved the “Migrate a PC” feature to be more compatible with Mavericks file sharing.
  • Improved detection of Parallels Desktop 8 when importing virtual machines.
  • Improved message when no boot device is found.
  • Prevent disk layout changes on an encrypted virtual machine.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented auto-start virtual machine from powering on.
  • FileVault can be activated in a Mac OS guest installed on a SATA virtual disk.
  • Resolved the issue where a virtual machine ceases to function (hang) while powering off, particularly if the guest OS was in the middle of a BSOD or kernel panic.
  • Resolved an issue building the shared folders kernel module on Ubuntu 13.10.

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