When creating a new project and selecting "Configure Applications" in SilkTest - there are no applications to choose from in the configuration window, even though there are several applications currently open:

This issue can be caused by User Account Control (UAC) being enabled on the Windows 7 system.

To disable UAC:

Go to the control panel and select "User Accounts"
Select "Change user account control settings"
Move the cursor to the bottom - "Never Notify"

Click "OK"
Reboot the machine
The applications should now appear in the list: