Getting a Free Copy of VMware software from UM

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Anyone can download a 30-day trial version of VMWare Workstation (for Windows and Linux) and/or VMWare Fusion (for Mac). Follow the instructions at vmware.com.
 
Anyone can download a 30-day trial version of VMWare Workstation (for Windows and Linux) and/or VMWare Fusion (for Mac). Follow the instructions at vmware.com.
  
If you are enrolled in an Engineering course at the University of Michigan or are a CoE student, you should be eligible for a free copy of VMware software. See this site for eligibility check:
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If you have been admitted to EECS 182 (or SI 182) or are enrolled in any engineering course, then go to the following link to request a free copy of VMware:
  
 
http://www.engin.umich.edu/caen/software/vmap/license.html
 
http://www.engin.umich.edu/caen/software/vmap/license.html
  
You will have to request a login ID/password at the site (see the link for "Request Access to VMAP" on the right side of the page). If approved for access, you can return to the page, use the login link on the page, and then download VMware Fusion or VMWare workstation.
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You will have to request a login ID/password at the site (see the link for "Request Access to VMAP" on the right side of the page). Then watch for an email that grants you access (it typically takes up to 3 days).  When approved for access, you can return to the page, use the login link on the page, and then download VMware Fusion or VMWare workstation.
  
If you are enrolled in the course as SI182 (rather than in EECS182), then you should still be eligible to get a free copy (this is the case in Fall 2012). We suggest getting a free 30-day trial version, if there is a delay in getting the request approved.
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If you do not get an email with approval in a few days, let the teaching staff know. Do not wait for your 30-day trial license to expire.

Revision as of 05:27, January 7, 2013

Anyone can download a 30-day trial version of VMWare Workstation (for Windows and Linux) and/or VMWare Fusion (for Mac). Follow the instructions at vmware.com.

If you have been admitted to EECS 182 (or SI 182) or are enrolled in any engineering course, then go to the following link to request a free copy of VMware:

http://www.engin.umich.edu/caen/software/vmap/license.html

You will have to request a login ID/password at the site (see the link for "Request Access to VMAP" on the right side of the page). Then watch for an email that grants you access (it typically takes up to 3 days). When approved for access, you can return to the page, use the login link on the page, and then download VMware Fusion or VMWare workstation.

If you do not get an email with approval in a few days, let the teaching staff know. Do not wait for your 30-day trial license to expire.

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