Enable VMWare 3D acceleration or hardware support in Fedora 19 host

In Fedora, change directory to your virtual machine’s directory

cd /var/vm/win7

Open the virtual machines vmx file

vi win7u.vmx

Add the following entry

mks.gl.allowBlacklistedDrivers = "TRUE"

In the vmware.log file, there was this entry:
2014-01-29T13:25:00.707-05:00| mks| W110: GLManager: Required extension GL_EXT_texture_compression_s3tc is missing.

sudo yum install  libtxc_dxtn  libtxc_dxtn.i686

Install the Mesa Driver config

sudo yum install driconf

Run the app

sudo driconf

On the Image Quality tab, mark Enable S3TC texture compression… to YES

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