How to Fix "VMWare Workstation Pro Can’t Run on Windows" Error
One of the most recent issues that users experience on Windows 10 version 1903, or May 2019 Update, concerns VMWare Workstation Pro, which apparently can no longer launch if an older version is installed.
Certainly, this sounds concerning, especially for enterprises using this software on a regular basis, but according to reports, it may all come down to VMWare Workstation Pro itself being removed from the Windows Application Compatibility database.
Let’s see what’s happening here.
First and foremost, the issue first made the rounds earlier this month, apparently after installing the latest cumulative updates. Judging from posts on the official VMWare forums, there are four different cumulative updates for Windows 10 version 1903 that might be triggering this behavior: