'Virtual machine appears to be in use', resolve

I was not able to open my Guest OS in VMware Workstation, it had a warning say 'Virtual machine appears to be in use'. in fact my vm was not in use
I don't know what is the cause, I guess maybe there was imperfect shutdown process, I am not sure.
My guest OS on VMware workstation 14  is OS X El Capitan, previously normal, has no problems.

The warning is like this below :


Already pressed 'Take Ownership' button but still couldn't be opened.

How to save or download WhatsApp status

How to download or save WhatsApp status, photos or videos.
At this time there is no option in WhatsApp for saving your friends whatsApp status. But you can use other way by installing the app called Status saver for WhatsApp.

1. Open Play Store (Android) or App Store (iOS), then search the app using keyword: status saver for whatsapp.
You can choose from the result what you want. in this example I use Story saver for WhatsApp from Mobinz.
2. Choose and install


3. Before use this app for download/saving the status, you have to open/see  the photo or video status using WhatsApp.
4. After seeing the friends status, run the App Story saver for WhatsApp
5. Choose Recent Story, you will see the photos or videos status.
6. Select it then choose download (download icon).
7. Video will be stored in StoryVideos folder. Photos will be stored in StoryVideos. You can open it using Gallery.


Shortcut to see members of WhatsApp group

To see the members of WhatsApp group,  we usually go to the menu and then choose Group info .

Now WhatsApp has special shortcut to show the member of the group.
Go to thr group you want to know the members
Type:  @
You will see all group members.

Tecsun PL-380 Volume not working

I have Tecsun PL-380 multi bands radio receiver. It had a problem in audio volume. to increase or decrease level of volume sometime work sometimes not work. I don't know what causes, maybe because not be used for a long time.

I decided to open the cover to see what happen inside the radio.
The problem solved after I disconnect and reconnect the board. (see the picture) .


1. Use small (plus +) screwdriver  to remove 5 screws.


2. After opening the cover,



3. Remove one screw at backside.



 4. Disconnect and connect the board. Be carefully, you must put the connector back properly.



5. Reinstall and put all screws back.


After disconnect and reconnect the board, my radio volume is back to normal again.