How to Install Vmware vSphere Client on Window 10 64bitfor more video: I am sticking this in vSphere forum so eyeballs see it. I am sorry, I blame VMWare for making reporting this problem difficult. I previously successfully signed in to the forum using “Google Chrome, Version 84.0.4147.105 (Official Build) (64-bit)” on Windows 10. VSphere 6.5 GA: VMware-VMRC.exe – Failed to install hcmon driver. November 30, 2016 December 1, 2016 rdronov Leave a comment After upgrading the vCenter Server Appliance to version 6.5, I needed to install a new version of VMware Remote Console 9.0 on my Windows 10 machine. This is usually because the VMRC installer fails to play nicely with UAC in Windows, and for some reason doesn’t manage to get the required permissions from the OS to install the hcmon driver (which seems to be a virtual USB something that you’ll probably never need anyway). VMInstallHcmon - Failed to install hcmon driver. Cause This issue occurs if the vSphere Client is installed on the same system the VMRC installation is failing on. Nov 15, 2016 The second link fixed the installation issue! Had to uninstall the hcmon driver and rename hcmon.sys to hcmon.sys.old.

Vsphere Client Failed To Install Hcmon Driver Windows 10 32-bit

When installing the latest vSphere Client 6.0 on my Windows 10 computer, I got the following error “VMInstallHcmon – Failed to install hcmon driver”

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Vsphere Client Failed To Install Hcmon Driver Windows 10 Pro

  • Try KB2006486. But I don’t see Non-Plug and Play Drivers and VMware hcmon on my Windows 10 computer
  • Try renaming the C:WindowsSystem32drivershcmon.sys file. Still get the same error


  • On my laptop, vSphere Client 5.5 and 6.0 (older build), and their respective Update Manager plug-in are installed
  • Remove these older clients and plug-ins
  • vSphere Client 6.0 installation completes successfully
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