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Windows

  • Added a GUI to the Windows release
  • Added a file to signal the patch being already applied, to avoid reapplying it again with an unkown outcome

Features:

  • The GUI provides a simple interface for the patch process
  • The vmware install path will still be retrieved from the registry, but you can change it if you need to
  • The option to download the tools can be disabled and a custom path where you already have the tools downloaded can be chosen. By default it's set to the tools folder in the current directory
  • You can also download the tools in the said folder through the Download button
  • The patch will no longer work more than one time on the same installation, without uninstalling it first. This is done by creating a .unlocker hidden file in the vmware install directory. To force applying the patch you have to delete this file first.

Linux

  • The shell output now has colors to differentiate between different log levels. Error output is red for signaling non-critical errors raised while patching

Notes:

  • This release has gone through a bit of refactoring, and I did not test it extensively. If there's something not working as expected please provide a feedback in the Issues section and use the v1.1.4 command line version
  • Linux build is no more provided. Instead it has to be compiled from scratch
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  • Updated the tools url to include the cpu architecture

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  • This release has gone through a bit of refactoring, and I did not test it extensively. If there's something not working as expected please provide a feedback in the Issues section
  • Linux build is not provided. I suggest to use the original python unlocker for linux distributions, or alternatively clone the repo and compile it which is very easily done through the included Makefile, provided that the required dependencies have been previously installed
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  • Fixed an error while extracting the zip file (issue #41)

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  • Linux release is unchanged so the previous version is kept
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  • Added additional services to kill routine (as per issue #26)

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  • Linux release is unchanged so the previous version is kept
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  • Fixed a bug in the linux package that prevented tools from being copied after download
  • Windows release is still the 1.1.0

Notes:

  • Windows x64: download Unlocker.zip, extract it to a folder and run. Make sure you don't run it from the archive because the backup folder it creates is needed if you want to uninstall it later.
    It's highly suggested (probably required if you have the latest vmware 16 installed) that you manually kill all vmware-related executables AND services through the task manager before running the patch.

  • Linux: there's an experimental deb package included that should work on debian-derived (ubuntu included) systems. It uses the std::experimental::filesystem for compatibility. After install, run
    sudo auto-unlocker
    inside a folder of your choice. Backups and tools will be placed in backup and tools folders inside the working directory. If you want to uninstall, cd into the same directory as before and run sudo auto-unlocker --uninstall
    If it doesn't work, then compile following the README instructions and run

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  • Windows x64: download Unlocker.zip, extract it to a folder and run. Make sure you don't run it from the archive because the backup folder it creates is needed if you want to uninstall it later.
    Since many users are experiencing problems with patching a particular file, it's highly suggested that you manually kill all vmware-related executables through the task manager before running the patch.

  • Linux: there's an experimental deb package included that should work on debian-derived (ubuntu included) systems. it uses the std::experimental::filesystem for compatibility. After install, run sudo auto-unlocker
    If it doesn't work, then compile following the README instructions and run

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  • Windows x64: download Unlocker.zip, extract it to a folder and run. Make sure you don't run it from the archive because the backup folder it creates is needed if you want to uninstall it later.
  • Linux: compile and run