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Take Control of Running Windows on a Mac by Joe Kissell

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Work with Windows in a VMware Fusion Virtual Machine

In general, you need no special knowledge to run Windows in a Fusion virtual machine, but a few procedures may not be entirely obvious, so I cover them here.

Right-Clicking in Fusion

If you have a mouse or trackball with two or more buttons, the right button should work as a right click (producing a contextual menu) within Windows, as you'd expect. If you have a one-button Apple mouse, you can Control-click to get a right click. If you're using a MacBook or MacBook Pro, you can perform a right click using the trackpad, as long as it's configured properly. (Read Right-Clicking, p. 7, for complete details.)

Using the Optical Drive

A CD or DVD in your computer's optical drive cannot be used by Windows ...

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