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Error 1920 when starting the View Composer service

When starting the VMware View Composer Service on a Windows Server 2012 or 2012R2 machine, you receive error 1920. According to this KB article, it could be related to internet connectivity problems or missing Windows Updates. Well, this is kind-of true. Apparently, When starting the service, an internet connection is necessary to check if the certificate used on the View Composer is still valid according to the Windows Certificate Store, which on it’s turn checks Windows Update for the latest certificate revocation list. Unfortunately, Windows Server 2012 and up uses a different method in checking the certificate revocation list. Instead…

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