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ahmd9
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VMWare Workstation NAT Service crashes after Windows update

Usual story. Installed Windows updates and then after a reboot all my VMs in VMware Workstation 15 lost network connectivity. I checked and VMWare NAT service was disabled:

But then if I try to start it, I get error 1067, that it basically crashed:

Any idea if there's a fix for that?

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a_p_
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Please check whether the Windows update deleted the VMware Network Adapter for NAT (VMnet8 by default).
See whether you can recreate the virtual NAT adapter from the Virtual Network Editor (or click "Restore Defaults").

André

ahmd9
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It's hard to say, but VMNat 8 is present:

I don't know what else it could have deleted? But still why would the NAT service be crashing?

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a_p_
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It's present, but not set to Type: NAT.

André

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ahmd9
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I changed it to NAT, but it didn't do anything.

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