VMWare | How to Bypass Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine error

Some applications might restrict running on VM machine for various reasons, such as licenses. I've faced this issue with Acunetix web scanner.

Here is a quick fix.

  1. Close the VM machine "not suspend".

  2. find the VM's file ends with `vmx`.

  3. Edit the file with your favorite text editor and add, then save monitor_control.restrict_backdoor = "true"

  4. Run your vm.

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