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Windows 7 and VMware View 4.5 client hanging – UPDATE!

10 February 2011

After patching my laptop yesterday and then firing up this morning I noticed that my VMware View 4.5 Client fails to load.  It just hangs on connecting!

It seams as though 2 Microsoft patches have killed View.

If you are just after the quick fix then uninstall Microsoft patches:

KB 2482017
KB 2467023

otherwise….

There is a big discusion about it on:

http://communities.vmware.com/thread/302164

UPDATE…..

There is now a new version of the View client which VMware have released.  This new version of the client works with the Microsoft patches installed.  Link below…

Windows 7 View Client issue with Microsoft patch

http://blogs.vmware.com/kb/2011/02/windows-7-view-client-issue-with-microsoft-patch.html

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2 Comments
  1. Zee permalink

    It worked like a charm! Thank you.

  2. It had me panicing that I’d got something wrong with my view lab ! updated the client and all is good again !!

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