While the vSphere Client does install fine in Windows 7, it is when you attempt to connect to your vCenter Server that you discover there is a problem. VMware doesn’t officially support the vSphere Client under Windows 7 but there is a workaround to make it work.
In this video, I cover how to get the vSphere Client working in Windows 7, step by step.
You can download the special system.dll file that is needed here.
Special thanks to those who have posted on this topic before me as I couldn’t have created this video without your help!