• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 160
  • Last Modified:

My exe wont work on a NT4 machine upgraded to win2000

My PC runs Windows 2000 Pro which is the OS i created my project in.
The Setup goes perfectly and the exe works perfectly on all Win 2000 machine but when i try to run the setup on a Win 2000 machine that has been upgraded from Windows NT 4 it stops at the beggining of the setup and says

"That existing files on the machine are old and need to be updated before running setup, do you want to do this now? This will restart your system"

when you click yes the computer restarts itself but when you go and try run the setup again it comes up with the same message.

HELP!
0
AntonTjea
Asked:
AntonTjea
1 Solution
 
aelatikCommented:
Can't you compile your code from an NT4 machine, it will work then...
0
 
Hornet241Commented:
Are you logged in as the administrator when you try the install?
0
 
owitteCommented:
Hi Anton,

I presume that you're using MS's setup to install your program. Since the error occurs right after launching the setup, maybe this isn't a VB issue and you'll just need to update the setup files. Try downloading the latest MSI files from Microsoft, install them on your machine and try again...

HTH
OLiver

0
 
AntonTjeaAuthor Commented:
cheers mate
0

Featured Post

What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now