Display resolution problem with macOS High Sierra in vmware

If you are having resolution issues in your macOS High Sierra installation in vmware, then you can fix it by either one of the following methods.

Method 1

  • Uninstall the current version of the vmware tools.
  • Install the vmware tools from unlocker 208 meant for macOS Sierra.

Method 2

  • Disable SIP as mentioned here.
  • Install SwitchResX from http://www.madrau.com.
  • Open the SwitchResX preference pane from the System Preferences.
  • Specify a startup resolution.

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You can also change the resolution at any time using the icon from the Menu bar.

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