Error message when you try to start a SoftGrid-enabled application: "The SoftGrid Client could not launch <application_name>"

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to start a SoftGrid-enabled application, you receive the following error message:
The SoftGrid Client could not launch <application_name>.
An unexpected error was encountered. Please report the following error code to your system administrator.
Error code: <xxxxxx-xxxxxx>46-0000001B
Additionally, the following message is logged in the SoftGrid Client log file (sftlog.txt):
The app manager could not create an application from '<path>\<filename>.osd' (rc <xxxxxx>06-0000001B).

CAUSE

This problem occurs if the user who is trying to start the application does not have sufficient permissions to the registry.

RESOLUTION

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

To resolve this problem, grant the user full permissions to the Suite Reference Count registry subkey and the Users registry subkey.
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Softricity\SoftGrid Client\CurrentVersion
  3. Right-click Suite Reference Count, and then click Permissions.
  4. Click Add, click Everyone, and then click OK.
  5. Under Group or user names, click Everyone.
  6. Under Permissions, click to select the Full Control check box in the Allow column, and then click OK.
  7. Right-click Users, and then click Permissions.
  8. Click Add, click Everyone, and then click OK.
  9. Under Group or user names, click Everyone.
  10. Under Permissions, click to select the Full Control check box in the Allow column, and then click OK.
  11. Exit Registry Editor.

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Article ID: 930748 - Last Review: March 16, 2007 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SoftGrid for Terminal Services
  • Microsoft SoftGrid for Windows Desktops
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