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How to Install Windows 10 in VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi 5.5)


Windows 10 Tech Preview can be easily be installed in VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi 5.5). Even the latest version of Windows OS is not listed in the supported OS.
The installation of Windows 10 including VMware tools is without a problem and everything works great.
Microsoft has created Windows Insider Program to all users to test the new version Windows 10. You will have to agree to Microsoft Terms and conditions to download it.
 
In this post we are going to install Windows 10 on VMware vSphere 5.5 (ESXi 5.5), so lets start.
To install Windows 10 Tech Preview, first you need to sign up for the Tech Preview program and download the ISO from http://preview.windows.com.
To set up Windows 10 in ESXi 5.5, launch the vSphere client and create new virtual machine,
Create new VM > Chose Typical >
From the drop down list choose guest operating system as Windows and Version as Microsoft Windows 8 (64bit)
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Follow the steps to create new VM & Start the VM.
The Windows 10 installation process is same as Windows 7 and Windows 8.0,8.1. To check more Windows 10 installation screen shots check below posts,
How to Install Windows 10 on VMware Workstation
How to Install Windows 10 on VirtualBox
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