While I don’t have an “easy fix” for this, I have 2 URLs that explain what they did to fix it (neither is an easy fix). You can read their solutions at:
I can tell you, if it were my VM Guest, instead of taking the more complex routes in the linked instructions, I would just image it to a fresh VM and just make sure I use the VMware interface to remove any snapshots in the future.
Hope that helps!
-David Davis, VCP
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