Re: Vista 64bit rpeventing file copy
"Tony Vrolyk" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Ok here is an interesting twist. was going to remote into another
> customer's PC but asked that she turn off UAC before hand. She did that
> restarting and and tested my program even before we connected and it
> worked as expected. She tested and turned UAC back on, restarted and then
> tried the program again and it seemed to revert back to the old version.
> This is very weird
> FYI my program is installed under C:\Program Files (x86)\My Program...
> "Tony Vrolyk" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>I sell a program that I wrote in Access and have had a couple customers
>>with 64 bit versions of Windows Vista where if I send them an updated
>>file, via email or download, it appears as though the file has copied over
>>the old version but when they run the program it is still the old version
>>of the program. Is there some underlying copy protection that is
>>preventing me from copying over the file yet does not report any error or
>> Here are a couple details
>> * The original install program installs the Access runtime, my program
>> and related system files. The program itself is made up of two files. one
>> Access MDE (like a read-only Access file that contains all the coding)
>> and a database file.
>> * I then sent them an update which consists of a zip file that contains a
>> new MDE. They are to copy that over their existing MDE in order to use
>> the new version.
>> * In one instance I was able to remote into the customer's PC and do the
>> file copy it myself. I can see the file copy, the file size and date
>> appear to be correct for the new version but when I would run it it would
>> run the old code. Ths PC was an HP laptop if that makes any difference
>> This is driving me batty. Does anyone have any ideas?
You didn't install the data base file in that same folder, did you?
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