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 next.


If you have a Mighty Mouse or a third-party 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. Go to the Trackpad pane of System Preferences. If Clicking is selected (meaning you can tap on the trackpad to click), check ...

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