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Manually installing and uninstalling the Internet Explorer MKS plugin for Lab Manager (1021554)

Purpose

This article provides steps to manually install and uninstall the Internet Explorer MKS plugin for Lab Manager.

Resolution

To manually install the MKS Lab Manager plugin in Internet Explorer:
  1. Locate the vmware-mks.cab file on the Lab Manager server.
    • For Lab Manager 4.x, it is located at C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware vCenter Lab Manager\WebSrvr\ControlPanel\Machines\MachineDetails\ActiveXControls\ViewerXVNC\
    • For Lab Manager 3.x, it is located at C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Lab Manager\WebSrvr\ControlPanel\Machines\MachineDetails\ActiveXControls\ViewerXVNC\
       
  2. Extract the contents of the .cab file to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\.
  3. To register the plugin, run the following command as an administrator:

    regsvr32 /s "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\quickMksAx.dll"
To manually uninstall the MKS Lab manager plugin from Internet Explorer:
  1. Run the following command as an administrator:

    regsvr32 /s /u "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\quickMksAx.dll"
     
  2. Delete the following files:

    Note: The below Program Files directory will be Program Files (x86) in the case of a 64bit OS.
     
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\msvcr71.dll
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\quickmksax.inf
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\ssleay32.dll
    C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\PLUGINS\vmware-remotemks.exe

Additional Information

For mass deployment, the manual installation process is scriptable.

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