Windows XP VirtualMachine NOT Powering On?

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VMWare Player 3.1.4 build-385536

Host OS:

OpenSuSE 11.4 i586

uname -a

Linux #1 SMP PREEMPT 2011-07-21 02:17:24 +0200 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

So I just recently upgraded my kernel to from *-0.5...

Today was the first time since that upgrade that I'm trying to use my VM.

So VMWare Player loaded up and I clicked on Play Virtual Machine for my Windows XP VM, then the window turns black for a moment like it is about to start booting up and then it just goes back to the main VMWare Player page where it lists all the VMs on the left and on the right it shows the info about the VM that your currently highlighting in the left pane.

Also, forgot to mention that when I opened Player for the first time since the kernel upgrade it said something like, VMWare Player needs to recompile something into the kernel so I clicked OK and it seemed as if everything was ok??

So I then tried booting my Ubuntu VM just to make sure Player still worked, and that worked just fine. Anyone know what could the prolem be?

Thanks in Advance,


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Ok sounds good. I'll give it a shot...

Thanks again for all your help,


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