Having problem in installing VMware vSphere Client

Posted on 2010-01-06
Last Modified: 2013-04-17
Hi all
I am having problem in installing Vmware vSphere client. Following error occurs
" The Microsoft Visual J# 2.0 Second Edition installer returned error code '4121'."
I also tried installing vCenter Server and the following error occurs
"Error 25060.Setup failed to execute sqlcmd.exe."
Can anyone help plz
Question by:Geforce
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    Expert Comment

    Have you installed .NET 3.5 SP1 ( i load this manually instead of getting the VMWare installer to install it) It may help you here too.
    Then try to run the install again..

    Author Comment

    I already have this .NET 3.5 SP1 installed.But still having problem.This is the same machine on which i have VI3 Client installed.
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    Expert Comment

    Go here:

    You need to download:
    Microsoft SQL Server Native Client
    Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Command Line Query Utility

    Author Comment

    I downloaded Microsoft J# 2.0 Second Edition and Windows Installer 4.5 Redistributable and intalle them manually. Then i tried installing Vmware vSphere client and it worked.
    Thanks for the help

    Author Closing Comment

    I have solved this issue with the help of experts comment.Thanks

    Expert Comment

    Fixed my issue also, thanks!

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