Vmware Client Failed To Install Hcmon Driver Windows 10



I kept getting this error when I was installing the VMWare Remote Console:

Vmware Client Failed To Install Hcmon Driver Windows 10
  • It did not worked for me on windows 10 build 1607 it may help someone else: my user is in administrator group and as a workaround i switched user (ctrl-alt del - switch user and choosed administrator) and then i ran the msi as administrator and it installed properly.
  • When your installing the your VMware product of choice, HCMON is installed as a hardware driver, which is the problem. Windows interprets this as a user adding hardware to the PC and in many environments that is something your operating system security or administrator may not automatically allow.
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and then the installer would exit.

To get around this, I launched an elevated command prompt and executed the installer through the shell.

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Search for cmd in your start menu and right click it.

Run as administrator. Accept the UAC prompt and change to the directory that has your VMRC installer.

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