VMware Fusion 5 and VMware Fusion 5 Professional Release Notes

VMware Fusion 5.0.1 | 4 September 2012 | Build 825449

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Updates in VMware Fusion 5.0.1

VMware Fusion 5.0.1 is a minor upgrade recommended for all users of VMware Fusion. This release includes the following improvements.

  • Addressed an issue starting very old operating systems on Ivy-Bridge based Macs
  • Fixed detection of Windows 8 media downloaded from MSDN
  • Improved validation of sub-net mask in virtual network editor
  • Improved handling of USB devices
  • Addressed intermittent problem when entering snapshot view using Command-S
  • Other minor improvements

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Known Issues

Known issues from prior releases of VMware Fusion 5 also might apply to VMware Fusion 5.0.1.