VMware: VMware Tools – The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed (1007480)
- VMware Tools installation fails
- You see the error:
The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed.
This issue may occur if the Windows Installer is corrupt or if it is not configured properly.To resolve this issue, see the following Microsoft article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324516.