Carn't update windows 10 version 20H2

Edward BOLTON 1 Reputation point
2021-04-22T16:59:28.313+00:00

When I try to update to Windows 10, version 20H2 it pops up that I need to manually uninstall _P0_VMware Workstation (No-Op) but I cannot find it in my file explorer

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  1. Dave Patrick 330.3K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2021-04-22T17:25:03.573+00:00

    You can follow along here to remove VMWare Workstation.
    https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-Workstation-Pro/16.0/com.vmware.ws.using.doc/GUID-9E834D3D-8AB6-4EC0-8EE6-7036C96E8626.html

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  2. Teemo Tang 11,026 Reputation points
    2021-04-23T02:12:19.43+00:00

    I solved this way:

    1.Make sure to download the update and get to the dialog above.
    2.Open "C:\$WINDOWS.~BT\Sources" with Explorer
    3.Enter the "Panther" directory
    4.Search for "Workstation" in Explorer (make sure to have "search file contents" ticked)
    5.Let Windows populate the search results. When done, open the first file ending with "_APPRAISER_HumanReadable.xml"
    6.Locate the "Asset" node in "WicaRun/Assets" with the Property children "VMware Workstation"
    7.Check the "RootDirPath" node, and copy its "Value"
    8.Locate the file in Explorer and zip it.
    9.Click Refresh in the Modern Setup dialog.
    10.If needed, repeat from step 5 with the next file in the list, until the Setup continues.
    Hope this helps as it did for me.
    Source:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/p0-vmware-workstation-pro-no-op-uninstall-this-app/e372d1a4-167f-438a-b4cc-6789a392bfde


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  3. Dave Patrick 330.3K Reputation points Microsoft MVP
    2021-04-23T02:13:42.15+00:00

    Any progress or updates?

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