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Fixing "The network bridge on device VMnet0 is temporarily down"
Using VMWare Player 4, getting the VMnet0 is down error.
I don’t have a VMNet0 network device, but that’s normal as I understand it. The LAN network device is the VMNet0 device. Does the fact that VMNet1 isn’t using the VMWare Bridge Protocol have anything to do with it?
When I run the Virtual Network Editor as a normal user or as administrator, it appears to start (busy icon), but a window never appears and the busy icon goes away.
Problem was the vmnetcfg.exe file in my VMWare Player folder wasn’t the Virtual Network Editor. It came pre-installed, so I presumed it was the right program. But it didn’t run. The solution was to extract vmnetcfg.exe from the network.cab file as described in this previous post.