After realizing that installing Ensembl-vep on Windows requires installing multiple other programs, I tried using the Ensembl Virtual Machine. I followed the instructions at http://www.ensembl.org/info/data/virtual_machine.html, and when I ran the virtual machine I got the following error message:
I tried restarting the computer and got the same error.
I found solutions but they either require entering credentials, which I don't have, or changing the settings: increasing CPUs and and memory. I tried that solution and got the same message.