Preconfigured Windows 11 virtual machine that contains Windows updates, MIT configuration (site certificate), security patches, and base software.
Note: Apple’s latest M1 processor restricts the running of virtual machines, e.g., running Windows via VMWare Fusion. If you have a machine that uses the M1 processor you will not be able to run a Virtual Machine and/or Windows 10 or 11.
- Prisma Access GlobalProtect VPN Client
- VMware Tools
- CertAid for Internet Explorer
- Sophos Anti-Virus
How to Obtain
This is a preconfigured Windows 11 virtual machine created by IS&T in Spring 2022 for use by MIT faculty, staff, and students only.
Download Virtual Machine (MIT certificate required)
Note: The VM download file is very large, approximately 6 GB. Download times typically range from 20 minutes to two hours depending on the speed of your network connection to MIT. We do not recommend downloading via dialup.
- Virtualization at MIT
- Virtualization in the Knowledge Base
- VMware Printing
- VMware Security Recommendations and Best Practices