Workaround for Installation Error Raised on Windows Vista

Workaround for Installation Error Raised on Windows Vista

Problem

  • Product : VisiBroker
  • Product Version: 7.0 & later
  • Product Component: Installer
  • Platform/OS version: Windows Vista

During the installation of VisiBroker 7.0 in Windows Vista platform using the graphical mode, you have encountered this error.

"This Application has Unexpectedly Quit: Invocation of this Java Application has caused an InvocationTargetException. This application will now exit. (LAX)".

When you click on the details button, it shows

java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: 0
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.j(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.e(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.b(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.ia.installer.Main.main(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:324)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.launch(Unknown Source)
at com.zerog.lax.LAX.main(Unknown Source)

Resolution

This is a Zerog InstallAnywhere built-in defect. The workaround is to set the installer to run in Windows XP compatibility mode before running it.

1. Right click on the installer executable and select "Properties"
2. Select the "Compatibility" tab
3. Check "Run this program in compatibility mode for"
4. Select "Windows XP"
5. Launch the installer again

Please refer the installation and licensing articles here:

[[wiki:VisiBroker installation and registration articles]]

Old KB# 26789

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