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.
This can occur due to corrupt installation media.
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.