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Installing the System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager VMM Management Server fails with IndyPlacementHelper exception error

SYMPTOMS
Installing the System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager VMM Management Server fails with the following error:

The type initializer for 'Microsoft.VirtualManager.Engine.Placement.IndyPlacementHelper' threw an exception.
CAUSE
This can occur due to corrupt installation media.
RESOLUTION
To resolve this issue perform the following steps:

1. Re-download the installation media.
2. If installing from a DVD, re-burn the installation media at a lower speed (4x).
3. Attempt the installation again.

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Article ID: 2690616 - Last Review: 07/09/2012 21:32:00 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

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