Have you ever found this issue running suspended VM in VMWare workstation?
After a VMWare workstation crash when you try to run or resume a suspended VM could be a apper the above message.
This happens because process VMWare workstation can release the authorization lock to run VM; in fact this problem affect VM which are running before VMWare workstation crash.
To solve this issue simply:
- Close VMWare workstation
- run Task Manager and find vmware-vmx.exe process
- Kill this process and start VMWare workstation again
- Resume or start VM