How to fix the black screen problem of VMWare Fusion on OS X Catalina

Yunjie Ding
Oct 20, 2019 · 1 min read

Always has something to do when you upgrade your MAC

Turn Off the Rootless

  1. Reboot your MAC and hold CMD+R to enter the recovery mode.
  2. Open the terminal.
  3. Enter csrutil disable

Reboot your MAC Again

Open the terminal.

1, 
tccutil reset All com.vmware.fusion
2,
sudo sqlite3 "/Library/Application Support/com.apple.TCC/TCC.db" 'insert into access values ("kTCCServiceScreenCapture", "com.vmware.fusion", 0, 1, 1, "", "", "", "UNUSED", "", 0,1565595574)'
3,
sudo sqlite3 "/Library/Application Support/com.apple.TCC/TCC.db" 'insert into access values ("kTCCServiceListenEvent", "com.vmware.fusion", 0, 1, 1, "", "", "", "UNUSED", "", 0,1565595574)'
4,
sudo sqlite3 "/Library/Application Support/com.apple.TCC/TCC.db" 'insert into access values ("kTCCServicePostEvent", "com.vmware.fusion", 0, 1, 1, "", "", "", "UNUSED", "", 0,1565595574)'

Turn On the Rootless

  1. Reboot your MAC and hold CMD+R to enter the recovery mode.
  2. Open the terminal.
  3. Enter csrutil enable

Now you fix it!

Yunjie Ding

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