How to fix VMWare Fusion 10.x High Sierra USB Device not recognized

In order to resolve this issue the fastest way you should try these simple steps.

  • Shutdown all your guest VMs.
  • Shutown VMWare Fusion.
  • Open VMWare Fusion and check for updates. Install latest updates if there any available.
  • Ensure that you have installed VMWare tools in all the guest withc which you wish to use USB Device sharing.
  • Shutdown VMWare Fusion.
  • To to Applications and Move to Trash VMWare Fusion.app, Enter password to confirm.
  • Open Trash, select VMWare Fusion.app, right-click and select Put Back. Enter password to confirm.
  • Open System Preferences… and open Security & Privacy panel.
  • Open VMWare Fusion. Look in Security & Privacy General Tab and Allow the application to make changes using the Allow button. Enter your Password when prompted.
  • This may require your to reboot your MacOS in order to make the changes.