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  1.    23 Feb 2016 #80
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    windows 10

    Thank you for the link Brink. I will try to download a new copy and I will tell you if that solves the problem.
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  2.    23 Feb 2016 #81
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Posts : 3,361
    W10 Pro x64/W7 Ultimate x64 dual boot main - W10 Pro Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64 - remote pc

    A bad download or of more often simply seeing bad installs for just about any software are not uncommon with the second fresh install usually being the solution. Sometimes it takes a few additional install attempts to see a stubborn program actually go on however.

    One thing you will want to do is disable your av program and any other protections temporarily disabled when going for the second install in case one of those was the reason it didn't go on the first time. That will also prevent any disruptions even if that wasn't seen at all but to be on the safe side.
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  3.    17 Jan 2017 #82
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,816
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.98 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Does not VMWare Player require to disable Windows Hypervisor? I see no mention for this in the tutorial.

    VMWare Workstation requires the hypervisor in Windows to be disabled before running it or it will break the whole VMWare and has to be reinstalled. This has been the case since Hyper-V got included in Windows.

    Here's how to do it:

    Open Elevated Command Prompt and type in the following one line at a time:

    bcdedit /copy {default} /d "Windows With Hyper-V"
    bcdedit /set {default} hypervisorlaunchtype off
    bcdedit /set {default} description "Windows With VMWare"
    bcdedit /timeout 2

    Now, when you start your computer and you need VMWare Workstation, then just let the timer run out in the boot selection screen or press Enter.

    If you want to use Hyper-V, then select the second boot entry and press Enter. Now you can run Hyper-V.

    WARNING! If you accidentally boot into Hyper-V mode and then start VMWare Workstation, the application will break and you have to reinstall it in order to getting it working again. This is also the reason why the VMWare boot option is set as the default one, so that you know that you are in VMWare mode in cases you missed the boot option selection screen. Hyper-V will not break if you are in VMWare mode, it will just not start any virtual machines.

    Please add this info to the original tutorial in this thread as I think it is important and very relevant and saves the VMWare user from a lot of headaches.
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  4.    17 Jan 2017 #83
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,764
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046
    Thread Starter

    Hello @slicendice,

    I added a warning at the top of the tutorial for this below to help with this. Thank you.

    https://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/mi...rnalId=2146361
    Last edited by Brink; 17 Jan 2017 at 14:26. Reason: updated
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  5.    18 Jan 2017 #84
    Join Date : Jan 2017
    Turku
    Posts : 1,816
    Windows 10 Pro IP Build 16299.98 (Branch: RS3 Release)

    Awesome! Much better! I love the tutorials collection found at TenForums. It's HUGE!
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