VMWare/Windows 8.1 issue

Just hit the recent Windows 8.1 Update (KB2995388) issue

http://blogs.vmware.com/workstation/2014/10/workstation-10-issue-recent-microsoft-windows-8-1-update.html

Go to Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features, then select View installed updates at the top left corner.

Uninstall KB2995388

or


wmic qfe list | findstr "KB2995388"

wusa /uninstall /kb:2995388

WARNING REBOOT NEEDED!!

If this does not fix it

Go to C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware Workstation

Edit config.ini, add the line

vmmon.disableHostParameters = “TRUE”

Copy the file to ‘%AppData%\VMWare’.

Reboot

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