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Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 by Jason Ventresco

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Installing the View Client for Windows

The View Client can be installed using multiple methods; for this section we will perform the installation using the interactive installer. In the View Client Command-line options section, we will discuss how to perform the installation silently using various command-line options:

The View Client for Windows is provided in four different packages:

  • 32-bit installer
  • 64-bit installer
  • 32-bit with Local Mode installer
  • 64-bit with Local Mode installer

The installers that include the Local Mode option include the Type 2 Hypervisor software that is used to host the virtual desktop running in Local Mode. The Local Mode feature can be deselected during the installation of the client, which effectively leaves you with just ...

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