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Tuesday Tip: COULD NOT OPEN PREFS WHILE STARTING XCOM GUI 

04-06-2015 08:52 AM

After installing XCOM r11.6 for Windows and starting the XCOM GUI with a Non-Administrator user you may encounter message: WARNING: Could not open/create prefs root node Software\JavaSoft\Prefs at root 5. To resolve/circumvent this you can:

 

1) Invoke XCOM GUI with a user with Adminstrative privileges, then onwards

   non admin users can run the GUI without warning being displayed.

      

OR 

                                                                     

2) Edit Windows Registry as follows -                                    

   Create "Prefs" key and provide full access rights to all XCOM users.  

   Here is the Registry path -                                           

                                                                         

   For XCOM R11.6 32 bit                                                 

   ---------------------                                                 

   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\JavaSoft                      

                                                                         

   For XCOM R11.6 64 bit                                                 

   --------------------                                                  

   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\JavaSoft                                 

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