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After performing a kernel update through Software Updater, VMWare Workstation showing me this and not starting up. I tried reinstalling but that did not work. My current kernel is 4.4.0-38-generic and my OS is 64 bit.

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Building module with command "/usr/bin/make -j4 -C /tmp/modconfig-1fsTIT/vmmon-only auto-build HEADER_DIR=/lib/modules/4.4.0-38-generic/build/include CC=/usr/bin/gcc IS_GCC_3=no" 2016-10-12T13:02:22.194+06:00| vthread-4| W115: Failed to build vmmon. Failed to execute the build command.

I know there exists similar questions. I tried but they did not solved my issue.

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Finally my issue is solved. It was so silly. My VMWare Workstation 12.0.0 is not compatible with the linux kernel version. I downloaded the latest version 12.5.0, installed it and now it is working fine.

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