How to Restart VM or Guest OS in VMware Workstation

Is your VM or Guest OS stuck and it is not accepting any input in your VMware Workstation? VM is halted and you want to restart it, please follow this guide till the end.

I am using Ubuntu 22.04, but this applies to any VM or Guest OS.

Restarting VM or Guest OS in Ubuntu 22.04

Step 1: Open VMware Workstation.

Step 2: Right-Click the VM or Guest OS in the Library section

Step 3: Hover over the Power -> click Restart Guest

Step 4: In the confirmation window, click Restart as shown below.

This could hardly take 2-3 minutes depending on your hardware and VM configuration. Therefore, be patient.

Restarting VMware Workstation

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