To resolve this issue, you must replace certain files with the original version.
To replace the files:
Open a command prompt. For more information, see Opening a command or shell prompt (1003892) .
Run these commands to re-register the necessary files and details:
If VMware Workstation is installed on a 32-bit version of Windows:
If VMware Workstation is installed on a 64-bit version of Windows:
If these steps do not resolve the issue, edit the registry and enable ACTIVEX display:
Click Start > Run, type regedit, and click OK.
The Registry Editor window opens.
Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0.
Right-click 1200 and click Modify.
In the Value field, enter 0 or 1 and click OK.
Quit the Registry Editor.
If changing the value to 0 or 1 fails to resolve the issue, browse to
In this, there are zones from 0,1,2,3,4. If there is a folder with a name of a special character, delete the folder and then try installing. >>>>> Exactly this step made it worked for me.