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VMWare Player's bridge interface stopped working

pzkhan asked
For some reason, VMWare's Bridge interface stopped working. I've used it for months, and randomly it stopped for all of my VMs (3 different OS's)

What would cause this and how do I fix it?
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it could be a virus or some other form of malware as thats a classic sign broken networking have you got an up to date virus scanner running and scanned your workstation
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Uninstall VMware Player completely, restart, make sure your physical network is working and the re-install VMware Player. Look in the guest settings to make sure you are set for Bridged (not NAT) and try again.

I agree that viruses can screw things up. .... Thinkpads_User
It wasn't Malware, and I reinstalled VMware several times.

The problem was, I had installed VirtualBox and the combination of the two screwed up the Bridge settings. I had to manually delete the bridge, then re-create it with VMware.


I fixed the problem, the other suggestions were not correct.

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