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macOS - VMWare Fusion - Force Shutdown or Rests of a virtual machine
March 28, 2020 5:48 AM
Sometimes a VM goes haywire and it seems impossible to shut it down ... well, there is an option, it is just hidden very well ...
To force a virtual machine to power off:
- From the VMWare Fusion menu bar, select the Virtual Machine menu.
- Press and hold the Option (Alt) key.
- You'll see some options in the menu changing: Restart becomes Reset, and Shutdown becomes Power Off.
Even when your VM doesn't show the "Shutdown" option, it will show the Power Off option!