Fusion 3 – Adobe and Microsoft Office Applications Crashing When Opening Shared files from the Mac

It looks like this is a bug in Fusion 3. I’ve seen this exact issue on Fusion 3 with Windows 7 Ultimate. Here’s a VMware Community forum post with a temporary “work-around” until they release a fix for the bug.


The work-around is this, as verified from the Forum above. This worked for me in my tests, yet every so often I’m still having issues getting to some files as the path is still too long:
“A quick workaround, which works in my tests is to shorten the paths to your files in your “Shared Folders” drive mappings.”

Hopefully VMware will fix this issue soon!

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About virtualdennis

I have over 18 years helping small to large enterprise businesses nationwide with their enterprise storage, backup and recovery, disaster recovery and system virtualization solutions. He holds numerous storage and virtualization certifications and has personally delivered over 300 complex enterprise solution implementations. He has been privileged to speak at various national events on the topics of datacenter virtualization, end-user virtualization, hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery.

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