VMware vSphere Open Remote Console not working

I stumbled on a strange problem with VMware remote consoles few days ago. I use VMware vSphere Center daily for managing our virtual machines and all of a sudden the button for opening remote consoles stopped working. It froze the whole vSphere Center for a couple of seconds and then acted like nothing happened. No error was generated, and no console window either. I haven’t tried to open VM console until then that day and Center was running from early morning. Not needing console urgently I presumed tomorrow’s clean boot will solve the problem…

Next day the problem persisted so I found some time to look into it. Turns out I installed an old webcam for video conference the other day and its drivers included a process called FixCamera.exe. With that killed vSphere Center remote consoles immediately started showing up.

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