I recently purchased a new laptop. Choosing an operating system was not any
easy decision and challenged me for two weeks. Finally, I decided to go with
the flow. I ordered my first Vista system. That was only the start of a long
and arduous journey and I'm still trying to get my environment and tools back
When I started the PowerBuilder 11.0 application, I first noticed that
pbtutor, the sample application installed with PowerBuilder, wasn't running.
The Help files weren't opening. If you started out as I did, I hope you will,
before too long, deploy your first application on IIS 7.0 ready to run it as
a .NET Web form application.
The main issue is that Vista's new User Account Control (UAC) prevents
PowerBuilder from connecting to the database and running pbtutor. The UAC is
a new security component in Windows Vista. Unlike XP, Vista doesn't
Those who answer to users probably agree that the style of the PowerBuilder
applications have remained unchanged for far too long. While major
improvements are anticipated with the release of the PowerBuilder 12 beta,
developers who would like a quick face-lift for their applications are
invited to continue reading here.
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