→Part 1: Using VMware Workstation Pro to Create a New Virtual Machine (VM)
# Although the images may be a little out of date (i.e. not exact), you can refer to this listing of installation screenshots for general reference:<br>[[http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~murray.saul/ops235/ssd2/ installation screen-shots] ]<br>
# Power up the computer in your Seneca lab in '''Windows'''.
# If you haven't already downloaded the CentOS 7 Full Install DVD ISO, then download the following link for the CentOS 7 Full Install DVD image on your local computer: <br>
https://mirror. senecacollege. ca/centos/7/isos/x86_64/CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD- 1810.iso
# Plug your SSD drive into your computer. Note the drive letter for that device.
# Format your SSD to use exFAT, '''not NTFS'''. Open ''My Computer'', right-click on the SSD, and select ''Format...''. The dialog box should have the '''exFAT''' option selected, as the example to your right shows. Once selected, click ''Start''.