How do I get product key for Win10 ISO file install on VMWare Fusion?

patjdixon 1 Reputation point
2021-04-14T15:42:58.36+00:00

I downloaded a Win10 ISO file from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO to my MacBook Pro. When I try to create a new VM, I am asked for a product key. Where do I get it? Do I just buy a product key from Microsoft and it will work with the ISO file I downloaded?

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  1. Dave Patrick 330.7K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2021-04-14T15:51:10.943+00:00

    You can purchase a product key and access installation media here from microsoft store.
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/windows-10-pro/df77x4d43rkt?rtc=1&activetab=pivot%3aoverviewtab
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/windows-10-home/d76qx4bznwk4?rtc=1&activetab=pivot%3aoverviewtab

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  2. JiayaoZhu 3,891 Reputation points
    2021-04-15T03:18:03.017+00:00

    Hi,

    Thank you for your posting!

    Firstly, I think you can go to Microsoft vendors to purchase an appropriate Microsoft product key for your VMware, just like @Dave Patrick suggested.

    Secondly, you can follow the steps in this article to install your virtual machine, it's an Easy Install method just as what you have tried:

    https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2128797

    (Please note: Information posted in the given link is hosted by a third party. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy and effectiveness of information.)

    In addition, if you encounter any issues during your installation and the issue you suppose may be related to our Microsoft Win 10, please feel free to feedback!

    Best regards
    Joan

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  3. Dave Patrick 330.7K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2021-04-15T13:13:42.407+00:00

    Any progress or updates?

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