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I can not start my virtual machine

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The error message I am getting is as bellow:
 "The vitual machine could not start. Make sure VMware Workstation is installed correctly and you have rights to run the software and to access all directories it uses, including directories in which the software is installed, directories containing the vitual disk and configuration files, and directories for temporary files."
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Vaseem Mohammed earned 2000 total points
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what if you re-start vmware workstation by using "Run as Administrator" (right click on icon to see the option)
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It works like magic. How did I miss that. Thanks so much.
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