To upgrade User Environment Manager, you must first upgrade FlexEngine on all Windows desktops and Terminal Servers.


Verify that you have an appropriate license file. If you install on VMware Horizon 7, you do not need a separate license file.


  1. As an administrator, run the MSI file that corresponds to your OS architecture.
    Option Description
    VMware User Environment Manager 9.8 x86.msi
    VMware User Environment Manager 9.8 x64.msi
  2. Read and accept the End User License Agreement and click Next.
  3. Select the destination folder where you want to install the application and click Next.
    Install User Environment Manager in the default folder.
  4. Select only FlexEngine and its subfeatures to upgrade and click Next.
  5. Choose the license file and click Next.
  6. Click Upgrade.

What to do next

Upgrade the User Environment Manager Management Console.