pc is not set up to establish connection on port "8333" with this computer.

I am running an x64 vista machine with vmware server version 2.01 installed with an xp client workstation.  This was working and all of a sudden vmware no longer functions with the error:
pc-computername is not set up to establish connection on port "8333" with this computer.

I have read a few other notes about this issue and have done the following.  Ran a repair on vmware.  uninstalled, reinstalled vmware.
Added exclusions to mcaffee security center firewall for ports 8333,8222,902,904 per others suggestions to no avail.  Does anyone have a solution for this problem?
Puzzling since no active changes were made to the computer.
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SappbrostsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
replace datastores.xml with datastores.xml.default. If the file does not exist, remove datastores.xml and restart the VMware Host Agent service. The file should be regenerated automatically.
are all of the VMware services running?
dawnnewellAuthor Commented:
no, Vmware host agent won't start and event viewer displays "The VMWare Host Agent service terminated with service-specific error 4294967295 (0xFFFFFFFF).  A search of this error produces some information about corrupt xml files.
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dawnnewellAuthor Commented:
I was able to view the files so they don't appear to be corrupted per this post..
dawnnewellAuthor Commented:
Thanks!!  That fixed the issue
dawnnewellAuthor Commented:
thanks, that fixed the issue!
Thankyou this worked :D
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