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Powering on a virtual machine fails with the error: The VMware Authorization Service is not running (1007131)
- Powering on a Windows virtual machine fails
- You see the error:
The VMware Authorization Service is not running
To resolve this issue, start the service and ensure that it does have administrator rights.
To start the VMware Authorization service or to check whether it's running:
Login to the Windows operating system as the Administrator.
Click Start and then type Run. If you are unable to find the Run option, refer to Microsoft article http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/what-happened-to-the-run-command
Type services.msc and click OK
Scroll down the list and locate that the VMware Authorization service
Click Start the service, unless the service is already is showing a status of Started.
Note: The VMware Authorization service depends on the Windows Management Instrumentation service. This service must be running as well. If the VMware Authorization service does not start, or starts and then stops, locate and start the Windows Management Instrumentation service.
If the VMware Authorization service is showing a status of Started, then the service may not have administrator rights.
To provide administrator rights to the VMware Authorization service:
- If using Windows Vista or later, disable User Account Control (UAC).
- For information about UAC and Windows Vista (including instructions on disabling it), see the Microsoft article How to use User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista .
- For information about UAC and Windows 7, see the Microsoft article What is User Account Control? .
- For instructions on disabling UAC on Windows 7, see the Microsoft article Guided Help: Adjust User Account Control settings in Windows 7.
- The preceding links were correct as of May 24, 2010. If you find a link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link.
Add administrator rights to the Windows user account that runs the VMware Authorization service.
To ensure that you have administrator permissions in Windows XP, follow the instructions in Step 1 of Microsoft's Knowledge Base article 951244.
To log on as an administrator in Windows Vista, see the Microsoft article Change a user's account type.
To log on as an administrator in Windows 7, see the Microsoft article How do I log on as an administrator?.
The preceding links were correct as of May 24, 2010. If you find a link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link.
Uninstall VMware Workstation.
Reboot the host machine and log in as a local administrator (not as a domain administrator).
Reinstall VMware Workstation.
For information on issues related to incorrect permissions, see Settings changes are not saved (1006213).
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