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The VMX process exited prematurely RRS feed

  • Question

  • Error when try to start a vmware workstation guest:

    VMware Workstation cannot connect to the virtual machine. Make sure you have rights to run the program, access all directories the program uses, and access all directories for temporary files.

    The VMX process exited prematurely.

    Would you help me?


    Friday, December 21, 2018 5:54 PM

All replies

  • I am facing this problem after Microsoft ran a forced update over the weekend.

    Any idea how to fix it?

    • Proposed as answer by BJensen89 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:55 AM
    • Unproposed as answer by BJensen89 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:55 AM
    Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:53 PM
  • I have the exact same problem!

    Did you find a fix??
    • Proposed as answer by BJensen89 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:55 AM
    • Unproposed as answer by BJensen89 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:55 AM
    • Proposed as answer by BJensen89 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:55 AM
    • Unproposed as answer by BJensen89 Monday, December 9, 2019 8:55 AM
    Monday, December 9, 2019 8:50 AM
  • OK! update to version 15.5.
    Monday, December 9, 2019 8:56 AM