Joseph Michael Pesch
VP Programming

Network Issues on Vista with VMware Workstation or Player

by 26. January 2010 16:33


Network Issues on Vista with VMware workstation.doc (87.50 kb)

1.            Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.

2.            Click the following subkey:


3.            Browse through the 00xx subkeys until you find the REG_SZ VMNet subkey with a value of either
“\DosDevices\VMnet8” or “\DosDevices\VMnet1” (default values)

4.            On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.

5.            Type *NdisDeviceType, and then press Enter. 

6.            On the Edit menu, click Modify.

7.            Type 1, and then click OK.

8.            Exit Registry Editor.

9.            Disable & re-enable the VMWare NICs

10.          Done

Note: If simply disabling and re-enabling the virtual NICs doesn’t fix the problem, immediately reboot.



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