Installation of RHEV Guest Tools in Windows guest fails

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  • In this specific case, the RHEV Guest Tools package was un-installed. When re-installed, it failed with;
Installation of RHEV-Tools on the Guest should be performed only
when running on RHEL 6 type host (RHEV-H or RHEL). Installation


  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.1
  • rhev-guest-tools-iso-4.1-7
  • Windows 2016

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