VMware VMRC: Failed to install hcmon driver – Windows 10

While trying to install VMware’s VMRC on Microsoft Windows 10 the installation fails with error “Failed to install hcmon driver”

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Solution:

The solution that resolved the error for me was to run the installer with elevated privileges.

  • Open a command prompt as administrator.
  • Launch the installer from the elevated command prompt.

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