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As I said, to disable KVM, all you have to do is compile it out of your kernel. To do this, assuming you have your linux source in /usr/src/linux, you must navigate to that directory and run the command make menuconfig. Then search for the KVM option, disable it and save the config. Afterwards, run the command make and the make modules_install if you installed any extra modules. Then just copy the new kernel file from arch/(your arch)/bzImage to your boot folder (usually /boot) and overwrite the existing kernel. Make sure to back up your old kernel in case anything goes wrong and also mak sure your new kernel has the same name as the old one unless you want to edit your bootloader config. Reboot and you should be able to install VMWare. If anything goes wrong, you can just restore your old kernel