How do I access the BIOS on a virtual machine?
Subsequently, one may also ask, does a virtual machine have a BIOS?
A VM BIOS (virtual machine basic input/output system) is the set of instructions that controls the booting process of a virtual machine. As an emulation of a physical computer, most virtual machines require a BIOS to control booting and input/output operations.
- Open VMware Workstation, right-click a VMware ( here referred to Windows 7) and choose Settings, as exhibited in the screen shot below.
- 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.
Just so, how do I enter BIOS in VMware?
Open and use BIOS in VMware Workstation Like a regular Windows computer, you have a keyboard shortcut to open the BIOS settings. Right after turning on the virtual machine, you need to press F2. It should show a message, and if you can successfully click the F2 button at the right time, it will open the BIOS.
Scroll down to the "AMD-V" or "Intel Virtualization Technology" value, and then press "Enter." Use the arrow key to select the "Enabled" option, and then press "Enter." Alternatively, click the "Enable" option to select it and return to the Processor submenu.