Windows server 2016 or 2012 in VMware installed in Windows 10 home

Abed Ghanem 1 Reputation point
2022-03-31T16:47:22.38+00:00

Dears,

My local machine have an windows 10 home OS installed . I am trying to install a windows server 2016 or 2012 within a VMware pro 15 , when begin installing , my local host machine will give a blue screen error and the whole machine is restarted , there is error code SYSTEM_SERVICE_EXCEPTION appears.

The question is : is it related to the version of windows installed in my machine ? which is windows 10 home , or shall i install windows 10 pro to solve this issue.

I tried to fix it by couple of command line and drive fixes with no luck

Anyone have an idea ?

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.3K Reputation points MVP
    2022-03-31T17:24:17.87+00:00

    You can check here about support for the host operating system.
    https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2129859

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