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Application Failed to Start - SIDE BY SIDE error

Question asked by stwinton on May 21, 2010
Latest reply on May 22, 2010 by stwinton

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Application Failed to Start - SIDE BY SIDE error

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I am fairly new to FM, I have just bought a copy of Filemaker Pro 11 Advanced

 

I have installed it on my iMac and my PC (Windows XP)

 

I developed a database app in OSX (Snow Leopard), transferred it to my PC, then made a runtime solution.

 

When I try to run it on any other Windows machine than the one I created the runtime on, it will not start. Windows (Vista or XP) gives the error me4ssage:

 

"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log for more details"

 

I cannot find any application event log.

My searching on the net tells me this error is fairly common(Sigh) but not many people have the dead-set solution. I understand that it is the dreaded DLL files that cause it, but how to fix?

 

If anyone has the answer, you will save a lot of people a lot of time. Is this a FM or MS thing? (In this case).

 

Thanks

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