Also experiencing this. VMware Player 4.0.0 build-471780, host system Widows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit. Would appreciate a fix soon.
Confirming this, same build, same OS.
Hello, I'm experiencing the same annoying behavior with VMware Player 4.0.4, on host win7 x64 home premium.
It's July 2012 and the bug still hasn't been fixed, maybe the VMware dev teams are not aware of it ?
How can we draw their attention ?
Just sent a bug report via the following form, found via the "Help > Request a product feature" menu of Player: