Uninstallation problem VMware Server & Console

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Microsoft Windows Vista
VMware
VMware error messages
VMware Player
VMware Server
Windows Vista installation
Situation: Installed VMware player but I formatted my hard disk and then I downloaded VMware Server free(with reg.key and installed it in WIN vista ultimate 32.During installtion wizard, it gives me Error (Rolling back action)then the final error was (The wizard was interrupted before the VMware Server components could be completely installed. Your system has not been modified.To complete installation at another time,Please run setup again.) I ran setup again but the same Error I got every time. I'm so much puzzled with the error. What should I do now? Please help me.

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Hello,

> VMware Server is not supported under Windows Vista. It is only
> supported under Windows 2000 SP3+ and Windows 2003 . Your best bet is
> to get Microsoft’s Installer Cleanup Utility to gracefully remove the
> leftover bits from your system.

Hope that helps.

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Hannah Drake
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MrDenny
In order to run Virtual Machines download the VMWare Workstation which does work on Windows Vista (I current use it on Windows Vista).

From Sirvico
THIS WORK…

Copy loadperf.dll to \windows\sytem32\

Download from here.

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  • Wrobinson
    There should be some installation logs left on the system. Find them and read them. You may also want to check on the VMware forums.
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  • Sirvico
    Install loadperf.dll file in your windows\system32 http://www.dlldump.com/cgi-bin/testwrap/downloadcounts.cgi?rt=count&path=dllfiles/L/loadperf.dll Then try to install vmware again.
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  • Sirvico
    Install loadperf.dll file in your windows\system32 http://www.dlldump.com/cgi-bin/testwrap/downloadcounts.cgi?rt=count&path=dllfiles/L/loadperf.dll Then try to install vmware again.
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