Also works for other dreaded “Unable to change virtual machine power state” problems, including with…

Also works for other dreaded "Unable to change virtual machine power state" problems, including with Workstation 10. Saved me. Thanks.

If your running VMware Workstation 9 and above and you use both existing and new VMs you can possibly get a return of “Unable to change virtual machine power state: Cannot find a valid peer process to connect to” error. Thi…