Windows ME documentation covers information on how to install the operating system in a virtual machine. For additional information about the operating system, refer to the instructions included in the installation media.

Windows ME documentation includes the following topics:

Installation Instructions

You can install Windows Millennium Edition in a virtual machine using the corresponding Windows ME distribution CD.


Before you begin, verify that the following tasks are complete:

Installation Steps

  1. Insert the Windows ME CD in the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Power on the virtual machine to start installing Windows ME.
  3. Select to boot from CD-ROM.
  4. Select Start Windows ME Setup from CD-ROM.
    The setup program runs FDISK and reboots.
  5. Select to boot from CD-ROM again.
  6. Select Start Windows ME Setup from CD-ROM.
    The setup program continues installing Windows ME.
  7. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.
  8. Install VMware Tools.

VMware Tools in an Windows ME Guest

For information on VMware Tools, see Knowledge base article 1014294, General VMware Tools installation instructions, at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1014294.

Knowledge Base Articles for Windows ME

The following link refers to knowledge base articles on operating system specific issues. See VMware Knowledge Base for a list of known issues about the operating system.

VMware Compatibility Guide

The VMware Compatibility Guide Web site lists supported guest and host operating systems and provides related support information.

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