Stuck on "Starting Local Machine" after updating to 2.1.1


In that case, vmware-vdiskmanager.exe is your best bet for repairing the disk image. See Local App now hangs at Loading... screen. On step #1, make sure you download the Windows version.

If you run into an error about missing DLLs when running this, you may need to install OpenSSL. I was able to get around that error on my Windows testing VM in Parallels by installing the Win32 OpenSSL v1.0.2m Light version from this page: