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VMware Workstation 14.1 Player | 21 Dec 2017 | Build 7370693

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What's in the Release Notes

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About VMware Workstation Player

VMware Workstation Player is a streamlined desktop virtualization application that runs another operating system on the same computer without rebooting. VMware Workstation Player provides a simple user interface, unmatched operating system support, and portability across the VMware ecosystem.

For more information, see the broader VMware Workstation Player documentation .

What's New

VMware Workstation 14 Player Version 14.1 is a free upgrade for all VMware Workstation 14 Player users.

  • This release delivers improved guest support of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Version 1709)
  • Includes VMware Tools 10.2.0

VMware Workstation 14 Player Version 14.1 also contains bug fixes, security updates and performance improvements.

Prior Releases

Features and Known Issues from prior releases of VMware Workstation Player are described in the release notes for each release. To view release notes for prior releases of VMware Workstation 14 Player, click the following links:

 

Resolved Issues

  • VMware Workstation Player does not automatically detect the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Version 1709) ISO when creating a new Windows 10 Fall Creators Update virtual machine

    You have to manually select Window 10/ Windows 10 x64 when creating  Windows 10 Fall Creators Update guest operating system.

    This issue is resolved.

  • A Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (Version 1709) virtual machine might display a black screen after you exit Unity or multimonitor mode with multiple displays connected

    When you have more than one monitor connected to your host, a Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, version 1709, virtual machine might display a black screen in the following situations:

    • Enter then exit Unity view.
    • Switch to multiple displays then switch back to a single display.

    This issue is resolved with VMware Tools 10.2.0 installed on the virtual machine.

  • VMware Workstation Pro fails to launch on an openSUSE Leap 42.2 host

    During the launch process on an openSUSE Leap 42.2 host, Workstation Player issues a warning and an error message while compiling the vmnet virtual network, and the launch fails.

    This issue is resolved.

  • When a USB network adapter is connected to a virtual machine which has more than one vCPU configured, you might experience packet loss

    When a USB network adapter is connected to a virtual machine that contains more than one vCPU,  the user, might experience connectivity issues with the network, such as slow or unstable network transfers.

    This issue is resolved.