· VMware introduced support for USB 3.0 xHCI controllers with VMware Workstation 8, however the compatibility was limited to NEC xHCI driver. Starting with VMware Workstation 9.x and Fusion 5.x, support was extended to all USB 3.0 controllers, if the virtual machine was running Windows 8.
This is all while the controller is set to 3.0 and it shows up under the VMWare 3.0 USB bus in Catalina. If I switch the USB controller in VMware to 2.0 and boot up Catalina OSX , it does work but intermittently. It seems when the device resets I get two options under the Removable Media for my iPhone.
· To use USB 3.0 devices on unsupported configurations, connect the USB device through a USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 port on the host machine. For machines that only have an Extensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) host controller, and that are using VMware Workstation 7.x and earlier, install a USB 2.0 extension card and host controller to use USB devices in virtual machines.
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· Tweet We recently heard some complaints about how VMware Workstation behaves when using USB 3.0 devices. One Tweet said: “Dear @vmware, why do you suck so much at handling USB 3.0 devices with Workstation? Sincerely,
Your USB-C device might be USB 3.1, and Fusion and Workstation both only support up to USB 3.0 today. This is a feature we've added to Fusion12 and Workstation 16. Michael Roy - PM/PMM: Fusion …
· It seems that my VM originated in VMware '6.5-7.x', and so does not display USB 3.0 as a USB compatibility option. This has alraedy been discussed above, but when I right click on the VM in the library and go to settings, I can see that the Hardware version …
However, even if you have a USB 3.0 or higher drive, it shouldn’t matter that much in most cases. Note: The below steps are the same even if you are using VMware Player. Boot from Bootable USB Drive in VMware. As VMware doesn’t support booting from USB directly, we need to do a little bit of magic.
Starting with vSphere 7.0, USB 3.1 SuperSpeedPlus devices are available for passthrough at their maximum speed (SuperSpeedPlus), not only from a client computer to a virtual machine, but also from an ESXi host to a virtual machine. To operate their maximum transfer speed, USB 3.1 SuperSpeedPlus devices have the following virtual machine configuration requirements:
First off, the maximum USB version that can work in a Windows XP VM is USB 2.0. Next I'm not sure why you are not using VMware Fusion 11.5.3 as it is a free upgrade for VMware Fusion 11.1.1 and it has a number of things fixed including some security issues and actual MacOS Catalina support.
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