Error when you open the VMM console after you install UR7 or UR8 for VMM 2012 R2


After you install Update Rollup 7 or Update Rollup 8 for System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2012 R2, you receive the following error message when you open the VMM console:
Console Add-ins Warnings and Errors

The following warnings and errors were encountered while loading console add-ins.

Your personal add-ins folder is editable by users other than yourself and the administrators group. This presents a potential security risk by which users could cause malicious code to be executed using your credentials. Please check the following folder and remove any permissions assigned to other users:
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\Virtual Machine Manager\bin\AddInPipeline\Addins\Domain_User"

The issue occurs only when there's a console add-in applied to Virtual Machine Manager.


You can safely ignore this error message.

To prevent the error from occurring every time you open the console, remove the full control permission from the Authenticated users group in the user folder. Do this in the following location:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012 R2\Virtual Machine Manager\bin\AddInPipeline\Addins\Domain_User

Article ID: 3138680 - Last Review: Feb 22, 2016 - Revision: 1