Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Windows 8.1 unable to load VMware Viclient 5.1 starts and just stops install no error

Posted on 2014-09-16
5
Medium Priority
?
2,053 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-17
Hello EE,

I have a new Windows 8.1 laptop and am unable to get Vsphere client 5.1 installed.  I am running VMware-viclient-all-5.1.0-786111.exe and it starts the install but then as it extracts and I see it go through to 100% and goes away nothing else happens and it isn't installed.
0
Comment
Question by:operationsIT
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 125
ID: 40325708
This because the vSphere Client you are using was released before Windows 8.1, and is *NOT* compatible with Windows 8.1.

Download and use the VMware vSphere Client 5.0 Update 3, this was fixed and corrected for Windows 8.1.

This link here is the download link

https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/evalcenter?p=free-esxi5&lp=default&source=dwnp?eval_ossrc=WWW_14Q3_VMW_FREE-ESXI5||eval_src=VMW_FREE-ESXI5||eval_pid=||eval_pvendorapp=||#
0
 

Author Comment

by:operationsIT
ID: 40325819
5.0?
0
 
LVL 125

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
ID: 40325987
Whoops, VMware vSphere Client 5.1 Update 2

VMware-viclient-all-5.1.0-1471691.exe
0
 
LVL 58

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 40327337
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:operationsIT
ID: 40328197
Perfect thanks!
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this article, I will show you HOW TO: Perform a Physical to Virtual (P2V) Conversion the easy way from a computer backup (image).
In this article will go through how to backup a vPostgres DB from a broken vCenter Appliance and restore to a new vCenter Appliance.
This Micro Tutorial walks you through using a remote console to access a server and install ESXi 5.1. This example is showing remote access and installation using a Dell server. The hypervisor is the very first component of your virtual infrastructu…
Video by: ITPro.TV
In this episode Don builds upon the troubleshooting techniques by demonstrating how to properly monitor a vSphere deployment to detect problems before they occur. He begins the show using tools found within the vSphere suite as ends the show demonst…
Suggested Courses

564 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question