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VMware Could not connect Ethernet0 to Virtual Network?

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I'm no longer able to connect to the internet with any guest OS' using VMware 7.1 Workstation. Guests are XP Pro, Windows 7, and Vista 64bit. The Host OS is able to connect to the internet (Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit) and I disabled the FW (Norton Secuirty Suite) yet the guest operating systems can not connect. Tried to change network adapter configuration from Bridge to NAT, Private Host, etc. to no avail.  Below was found in the vmware log file:

=========== vmware.log ==============
VNET: MACVNetPort_Connect: Ethernet0: can't get driver version (6)
vcpu-0| Msg_Post: Warning
vcpu-0| [msg.vnet.connectvnet] Could not connect Ethernet0 to virtual network "VMnet8". More information can be found in the vmware.log file.
[msg.device.startdisconnected] Virtual device Ethernet0 will start disconnected.
=========== End of vmware.log =========

Any advice as to what to try next will be appreciated.


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