The ISO image downloaded from Android-x86Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google. Android-x86 is a project to port Android open source project to x86 platform, formerly known as “patch hosting for android x86 support”. The Android-x86 team created their own code base to provide support on different x86 platforms, and set up a git server to host it. it is an open source project licensed under Apache Public License 2.0.
The ISO image downloaded from Android-x86 Download Page.
This article "How to Install Android in VMware" is all about installing an Android OS as a VM to test this lightweight OS.
"No network"! is a popular problem, so read "Solve Android x86 No Network Problems in VMware" or "Running Android x86 on VMware player with networking enabled", they are all about solving No network problem.
For more information about network adapters please read "What is "vlance" adapter?".
How to Install Android in VMware
Solve Android x86 No Network Problems in VMware
Running Android x86 on VMware player with networking enabled
What is "vlance" adapter?