Installing most operating systems in a virtual machine is pretty straight-forward these days, but for Windows specifically there are a few recommended settings and steps to get the best out of your virtual machine. And as I keep forgetting these steps myself too, I'm jotting them down here for future
You might have run into a similar situation; You need to unzip several ZIP files, but running unzip *.zip command results in errors shown about files not being found. Joy. Fortunately there's way to avoid this. Unfortunately, it's not something you can easily memorize. Or, I certainly cannot. Credit is
Because I keep forgetting how to do this myself, too, here's an easy command that reports back your CPU's info: sysctl -n machdep.cpu.brand_string This will return a string looking something like this (taken from my Hackintosh [https://davejansen.com/why-and-how-i-went-hackintosh/]): > Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3570 CPU @ 3.