32bit application on x64 platform (windows 7 in occurrence)

Summary

Some 32bit applications could have some unexpected behaviours on x64 Windows 7 platform.

For example Admin Console fails with "Assertion failed!" Visual C++ runtime error.

The solution is to use the "Run as administrator" option and/or set the “Compatibility mode” for Window XP (Service Pack 2)


To set the compatibility mode:
  1. Right click on "ActivPackAdmin.exe" binary
  2. Go to Compatibility tab
  3. Check the “Run this program in compatibility mode for” checkbox
  4. In the pull-down menu, select “Windows XP (SP2)”
  5. Click OK button

Article ID: 1977
Type: Article
Classification: - General Operational Issue
Created: 5 Feb 2014 08:46:00
Modified: 5 Feb 2014 09:21:33
Item Types: 4TRESS AAA Express
4TRESS AAA