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How to Set VMware to Boot from ISO Image File

If you want to learn how to set VMware to boot from ISO image file, you will find the answer in the article. In the following part, this text will explain the steps for making a VMware boot from ISO image file in detail for your better understanding.

Step 1: Open VMware Workstation, right-click a VMware ( here referred to Windows 7) and choose Settings, as exhibited in the screen shot below.
right-click-windows-7-and-select-settings

Step 2: Select CD/DVD (IDE) in the Hardware menu, choose Connected, Connect at power on and Use ISO image file, then click Browse searching for the right file and hit OK.
select-an-iso-image

Step 3: Select VM, point at Power and hit Power On to BIOS, as the following screen shot shows.

choose-power-on-to-bios

Step 4: Select Boot by → key and move CD-ROM Drive to the first order by + key as the BIOS Setup Utility interface appears.

move-cd-rom-drive-to-first-order

Step 5: Press F10 to save configuration changes and hit Enter to choose Yes and exit.
click-yes-to-save-changes

Step 6: Select a Windows system and an user, and then click Reset Password to set a new code. Or click Add User to create a new user and password. After setting, hit Reboot.
the-VMware-is-booted-from-iso-image-file

After taking the 6 steps above, the VMware is successfully booted from the ISO image file.

 

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