Last week I posted an articel about running the vSphere client on a Windows 7 workstation. This was a problem, but now after Update 1 for vSphere Windows 7 and Windows 2008R2 are now supported.
vSphere Client on Windows 7 now supported
In case you didn’t notice, Update 1 for VMware vCenter Server 4.0 was released last week. This is great news for all of you who wish to run the vSphere client on Windows 7 machines.
While we had a KB article (Cannot launch vSphere Client after installing in Windows 7 or Windows 2008 R2 (1011329)) which went through a couple of different incarnations as new information became available, we can now put this problem behind us. No work-arounds are necessary, it just works now.
Here’s a quote from the release notes:
Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 support — This release adds support for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 as well as 64-bit Windows 2008 R2 as guest operating system platforms. In addition, the vSphere Client is now supported and can be installed on a Windows 7 platform.
We highly recommend reading the entire set of release notes, they contain valuable information.
source : http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2009/11/vsphere-client-on-windows-7-now-supported.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+VmwareKnowledgebaseBlog+%28VMware+Knowledgebase+Blog%29
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