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Month: October 2022

Error Installing the VMtools with error vc_runtimeminimum_x86.msi

When we try to update the VMtools we got an installation package vc_runtimeminimum_x86.msi’ error appears, to correct this problem you must follow the following steps.

Run regedit.exe as administrator
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products
Perform a search for the string {2E72FA1F-BADB-4337-B8AE-F7C17EC47D1D}
You should find the path being referenced in one of the subkeys (see attached example)
Delete the key {2E72FA1F-BADB-4337-B8AE-F7C17EC47D1D}.