The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot

The above message appeared on my screen while I was trying to install CISCO anyconnect client for VPN on one of my client’s system. when I searched the internet I found this very simple solution on http://its.uiowa.edu. Please consider this as a guest post and not my original work. I am just sharing it because I want to have this information on my blog for my own reference.

The VPN client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot.

To resolve this issue:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click on Control Panel.
  3. Click on View Network Status and Tasks.
  4. Click on Change Adapter Settings.
  5. Right-click the shared connection and choose Properties
  6. Click the Sharing tab
  7. Clear the Allow other network users to connect through this computer’s Internet connection checkbox
  8. Click OK.