Windows 7 VMWare Workstation and Player not working

#1
When I try to run either workstation or player I get the message The VMWare authorisation service is not running. When I check in computer management, services, it's set to Automatic but it won't start. I get an error "service-specific code 6000002"

Anyone else get this? Anyone got past this?
 


#2
I am using Win x64 and I did install VMWare 6.5.1 and it was working fine. All of a sudden, I get that same message you do now. Matter of fact, I am having alot of issues w/x64. I tried to open Disk Defrag and task manager says its running but it never appears. IE has issues for me in private mode. Rebooting seems to work w/some apps but not all.... hmm...I know its a Beta but... darco
 


#3
I'm using 32bit. Everything worked fine in Vista. I need to run VMWare because I'm developing stuff for clients in XP . So I took the easy way out and went back to Vista. Pity, cos there's a lot of stuff I like in W7 :(
 


Kyle

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#4
Is there any reason you specifically need VMWare?
Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 works fine in Windows 7.
 


#5
hmm,,,Im gonna check that out.....thxs darco **edit***..uggh..doesnt supporrt linux **edit** well actually it does and was able to load up Mint....x64 wont boot up tho.
 


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#6
Kyle, that's true -though I haven't tried it. But I'm also using vmware for running a hackintosh as well and that won't work in VPC07. Thanks anyway!
 


#7
I ran the install program for vmware and chose "repair" and vmware is functioning correctly again. I think I broke it by eliminating the _vmware_user from the log in screen incorrectly. Here is the proper way: http://blog.stealthpuppy.com/windows/hiding-the-vmware_user-account-in-windows-7 good luck- darco
 


#8
Hmm interesting. I didn't actually remove the __vmware_user__ login - I just did "net user __vmware_user__ /active:no". Maybe that was the cause of the problem - I should have left it alone!! Or done it Aaron Parker's way! Heh - or even checked the vmware website first :)

Hi darco - well I reinstalled Win7, used Aaron Parker's fix and everything is fine now :) Thanks for your help.
Pete

Hi darco - well I reinstalled Win7, used Aaron Parker's fix and everything is fine now :) Thanks for your help.
Pete
 


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#9
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Hmm interesting. I didn't actually remove the __vmware_user__ login - I just did "net user __vmware_user__ /active:no". Maybe that was the cause of the problem - I should have left it alone!! Or done it Aaron Parker's way! Heh - or even checked the vmware website first :)

Hi darco - well I reinstalled Win7, used Aaron Parker's fix and everything is fine now :) Thanks for your help.
Pete

Hi darco - well I reinstalled Win7, used Aaron Parker's fix and everything is fine now :) Thanks for your help.
Pete
anytime , glad it worked for you....

darco
 


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