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Solved – You have an incorrect version of driver “vmxsys” – VMWare Workstation 8

How satisfied are you with this reply? By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Mostly the problem is solved after reinstalling workstation, but not for me. Email Required, but never shown. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I tried Andreas’s solution but running the command didnt seem to result in anything, and I wasn’t able to start my vm still.

It seems that this is a problem specific to the pc I’m using. I am trying to run my VM Ware player in the safe mode in windows 7 Ultimate edition. Sign up using Email and Password. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.


How to start VMX86 (VMWare Player) in the safe mode.

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DD Replied on February 25, From the problem description, it seems that you are facing issues with VM Ware related to virtual machine and it would be better suited in the TechNet Forums for a proper resolution.

I am not completely positive that this problem is directly related to switching users, but it only happened after logging out and back in so far. I installed worksation on another computer with at least almost identical specs and operation system and the registry entries etc. I would recommend posting your query in the below link. Still, if anybody has got a better solution I would be really thankful.


Even though this is not exactly a clean solution, it seems like I vx86 a workaround for this problem. After a windows update on my windows 10 Computer I noticed that the service did not start at all. This thread is locked. I have the same question 5.

What do the vmware people say? On starting the VMX86 service using cmd, the error comes up as: System error has occurred. How satisfied are you with this response? In the end my solution was to run net start vmx86 in an administrator cmd prompt. Any help would be much appreciated. Starting it from services. Sorry this didn’t help. Thanks for marking this as the answer. Sign up using Facebook.

The system cannot find the file specified. I had the same problem, I tried running vmx86 by cmd but it failed. Did you reboot after installing VMware Player?