While installing VMware vCenter 5.5 on Windows Server 2012, you get an error 28173:
Error 28173. Setup failed to enable Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. Enable this feature in Windows Server Manager before installing vCenter Server.
Install the .NET Framework 3.5 package manually:
Now you should be able to install VMware vCenter without this error.
If the above solution does not solve the problem, follow the instructions inside VMware KB 2048098
Ask the community on the "Enterprise Operating Systems" forums
Article ID: SLN283352
Last Date Modified: 09/14/2019 08:12 AM
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