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Non-administrator users cannot run the vCenter Converter client installer (2005911)

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Symptoms

While logged in as a standard user with limited rights:

  • You cannot install the vCenter Converter client
  • You see this error message:

    C:\WINDOWS\Installer\
    The system cannot find the path specified.

Cause

This occurs because standard users do not have the required write permissions.

Resolution

To install the vCenter Converter client , you must have administrative rights. For more information, see the Known Issues section of the vCenter Converter 5.0 release notes.

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installation-fails  install-fails  user-permissions  install-client-fails  account-permissions

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