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Error accessing VFP application on Windows 7

Posted on 2011-02-22
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I have an application written in VFP-5 which runs fine on Windows XP. To access it in Windows 7, I get the message: "Error starting the application object. "
 Could someone help me?

" Tenho um aplicativo escrito em VFP-5 que roda normalmente em Windows XP. Ao acessá-lo no Windows 7, recebo a mensagem: "Erro ao iniciar o objeto do aplicativo".
Alguem poderia me ajudar? "
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Question by:etm_wkl
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by:KCarney81
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Do you have the VFP runtime installed on the windows 7 machine?
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by:etm_wkl
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translate from portuguese:

 Yes, through the three Setup floppy disks, similar to XP

"Sim, atraves de 3 disquetes de instalação, de forma semelhante ao XP"
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KCarney81 earned 500 total points
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Run as admin, or give modify permissions to "everyone" on c:\program files\%%Foxpro
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by:pcelba
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Run-time libraries are probably OK because this error seems to be generated by application itself.

Does the application have some 16 bit component? Did you install it in a folder where users have full access rights?

What line causes this error?
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by:etm_wkl
ID: 34954950
Translate from portuguese:

Sorry, but I have to leave now. I will test and comment on the result tomorrow.
 Grateful to all.

"Tenho que me ausentar agora. Vou testar e comento o resultado amanhã.
Grato a todos."
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by:Olaf Doschke
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"Error starting the application object. "
Which application object? In which line is it?

I'm not very familiar with VFP below version 5, but assume this is not a start error of the runtime with a runtime defect. Are you perhaps using CreateObject("VisualFoxpro.Application") in your application?

Bye, Olaf.
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by:etm_wkl
ID: 34960464
translate from portuguese:

The system operated normally logging in as Admin on the local machine.
 We change the folder rights for 'everyone' and is now functional for any user.
 Thank you all.

"O sistema funcionou normalmente logando como Admin da máquina local.
Alteramos os direitos da pasta para 'everyone' e agora está funcional para qualquer usuário.
Obrigado a todos."
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