Windows 10 crashed with bugcheck at vmx86.sys

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Windows crashed many time, all with vmx86.sys. Uninstalled and re-installed back, same issue.


Windows:     Version 1809 (OS Build 17763.253)

VMWare:     15.0.2 build-10952284


crash dump file: C:WINDOWSMEMORY.DMP

uptime: 16:01:39

This was probably caused by the following module: vmx86.sys (vmx86+0x100a)

Bugcheck code: 0x101 (0x5, 0x0, 0xFFFFC781FAAA6180, 0x20)


file path: C:WINDOWSsystem32driversvmx86.sys

product: VMware kernel driver

company: VMware, Inc.

description: VMware kernel driver

Bug check description: This indicates that an expected clock interrupt on a secondary processor, in a multi-processor system, was not received within the allocated interval. This can be caused by non-responding hardware or by a overheated CPU (thermal issue).

A third party driver was identified as the probable root cause of this system error. It is suggested you look for an update for the following driver: vmx86.sys (VMware kernel driver, VMware, Inc.).

Google query: vmx86.sys VMware, Inc. CLOCK_WATCHDOG_TIMEOUT

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