VMM 2016: "VMMAdminUI has stopped working" error when you import a new console add-in

Symptoms

When you use Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2016 to import a new console add-in, you may receive the following error message:

VMMAdminUI has stopped working. 

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.

Cause

This is a known issue. This error occurs if the VMM console doesn't have access to the Program Files folder.

Resolution

To work around this issue, use one of the following methods. 

Method 1

  1. Copy the console add-in .zip file from the Program Files folder to your desktop or to another location. 
  2. From the settings workspace of the VMM console, start the Import Console add-in, and then select the .zip file from the new location. 

Method 2

  1. Start the VMM console as an administrator. To do this, right-click the icon for the Virtual Machine Manager console, and then select Run as administrator.
  2. From the settings workspace of the VMM console, start the Import Console add-in, and then select the .zip file from the original location.

More Information

For more information, see Virtual Machine Manager Add-in SDK.
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Article ID: 3154229 - Last Review: May 3, 2016 - Revision: 1

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