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FMServer 12 Admi Console

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I downloaded the FM Server 12 trial version. I am having issues accessing the admin console. I keep getting an error message" Application Error. Unable to launch the application."

Based on what I search it seems that it might be related to the browser version. I have windows 8 (64-bit) and I am currently using IE10. I have downloaded the latest version of Java.
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Most issues with launching the FileMaker Server Admin Console in version 7-12 are related to the wrong version of Java being installed. FMS 12 is a little more tolerant of different Java versions but the best way to handle it in my experience is as follows:

1. Uninstall ALL version of Java
2. Uninstall FileMaker Server
3. Restart your computer
4. Re-install FileMaker Server allowing it to install Java for you
5. Turn OFF auto-updates for Java

FileMaker Server 13 has a completely rebuilt Admin Console built in HTML5 which should stop the repeated experience users have had over the years of a new Java update breaking the Java-based Admin Console app. You should also be able to download a Trial version of FMS 13 rather than 12. Note that the way files get uploaded to FMS Server has changed.
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You should also install the latest FM Server update. Updates are very important and sometimes include an updated version of Java.
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