Veeam FastSCP3 on Windows 7 X64


If you try to install Veeam FastSCP3 on Windows 7 X64. You’ll get the following error:


I asked a question about this error in the Veeam Forums:

Gostev suggested the following:

the workaround is to hack installation package and remove OS version check (if you know how to do this) :wink:

So this is exactly what i did. I found a script on this page: This script does exactly what i needed. It removes the OS Version Check from the MSI.

These are the steps:

  1. Download Veeam FastSCP 3 from here:
  2. Extract the zip file.
  3. Download winrar and extract the veeam_fastscp_3.0.exe.
  4. Get the scrtipt from: and save it on the desktop.
  5. Grab the extracted FastSCPSetup.msi and drop it on the script. After a couple of seconds, the following screens will popup: 
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  6. You can install FastSCP 3 by running the FastSCPSetup.msi.

VMware: Start the VI Toolkit on Win 7

After installing Windows 7 build 7057 x64 the VI Toolkit starts with the following error /warning. If  you run the Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted  command as a normal user, the command will not run successfully.


The solution is simple: Open the VI Toolkit with the Run as administrator permissions option.


When the VI Toolkit window pop’s up. Run the Set-ExecutionPolicy unrestricted command, and the VI Toolkit starts without the error.