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FileMaker Pro 12 Hangs when trying to open a Remote File in Windows 8

Question asked by AaronSawatzky on Jan 2, 2013

Summary

FileMaker Pro 12 Hangs when trying to open a Remote File in Windows 8

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12

Operating system version

Windows 8 64 Bit

Description of the issue

FileMaker Pro 12 opens fine but once i try to open up a database the program just hangs and becomes unresponsive. No error messages occur and the is no sign of anything happening. The Issue occurs either when I try to open a local database or once I hit the remote button. I have also tried closing the browser and using the menu bar to select open remote only to get the same result.

I should also note that there are other computers in the office running Windows 7 64 Bit and are able to open local and remote databases with FileMaker Pro 12

Steps to reproduce the problem

1) Open FileMaker Pro 12 in Windos 8
2) Attempt to open Database or remote file
3) Program Hangs

Expected result

Database opening

Actual result

nothing

Configuration information

Windows 8 64 Bit
Intel i7-3635QM
8 GB of DDR3 Ram
Over 200 GB of spare HDD space
Remote files hosted on a local server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with FileMaker Sever installed

Workaround

None that I have found

Outcomes