This should probably be moved to the Player forum: 2023-03-21T14:09:06.109Z In(05) vmplayer Log for VMware Player pid=6400 version=17.0.0 build=build-20800274 option=Release
I see an error in your log when starting the VM. Can you make sure you rebooted after installing Player? The actual crash is happening just after this, so rebooting may or may not fix the issue.
2023-03-21T14:09:14.188Z In(05) vmplayer vm power operation abort, error = Unable to open kernel device '\\.\VMCIDev\VMX': The operation completed successfully. Did you reboot after installing VMware Player?
2023-03-21T14:09:14.188Z In(05)+ vmplayer Module 'DevicePowerOn' power on failed.
2023-03-21T14:09:14.188Z In(05)+ vmplayer Failed to start the virtual machine.