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Posted on 2014-11-18
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Hello Experts

After firing up my Windows 7 VM at my office the console is show a blank black screen. However, when I power up the same VM from home I'm able to view the Windows 7 VM.

Can someone please tell me what is causing this?


Cheers

Carlton
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Question by:cpatte7372
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Check if Port 902 (TCP) is being blocked.

Disable your Firewall.
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Hi Andrew,

Its funny should mention letting in 902, because that was the problem when I was trying upload file to datastore. I let allow through the fire and I was now able to upload.

Now, I'm looking at our firewall to see if anything is being blocked and nothing is being blocked.

I also disabled the firewall on my PC and still getting blank screen

I'm going to restart my PC. In the meantime, any other ideas?
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Andrew,

Firewall settings

vm
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Sorry missed this one.

Have you got good DNS resolution, and reverse DNS?
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Cheers mate
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