Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Possible Duplicate:
Windows XP hangs when shutting down in VMWare Fusion

I’ve got a VMWare virtual machine running Windows XP (SP3). It seems to be stuck on the Windows XP shutdown screen, installing Windows updates.

It’s been installing update 1 of 2, and telling me not to shut it down, for a few hours now. Two other Windows XP VMs on the same physical machine have successfully installed the updates.

VMWare won’t shut down the VM via the Virtual Machine > Shut Down Guest menu option. I’m running VMWare on Mac OS X (Snow Leopard, 10.6.4).

Is there any way I can force it to quit?

share|improve this question

marked as duplicate by harrymc, Ivo Flipse Jul 15 '10 at 6:36

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

1 Answer 1

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.