Enable UEFI in VMWare Workstation


What you need to do to enable UEFI in your VMWare machine?

  1. Create a new virtual machine
  2. Open the .VMX file of your virtual machine in Notepad (or similar) and add the following line to it:
    firmware="efi"
    
  3. Save .VMX file

In addition, order to be able to select network boot, it is advisable to add a boot delay to the startup of the virtual machine. This can be done by adding the line bios.bootdelay = 5000 (time is in milliseconds)