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UFT 11.52 does not launch and gives a file not found exception

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UFT 11.52 does not launch and gives a file not found exception



I installed UFT 11.5 on my system which is running the Windows Server 2008 standard OS. After the install of UFT, I updated UFT to 11.52. When I to launch UFT, I get the below exception and it never launches. Could somebody please tell  me how to resolve the below exception


Unexpected Error
System.IO.FileNotFoundException: The specified module could not be found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E)
at System.Windows.Forms.UnsafeNativeMethods.CoCreateInstance(Guid& clsid, Object punkOuter, Int32 context, Guid& iid)
at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.CreateWithLicense(String license, Guid clsid)
at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.CreateInstanceCore(Guid clsid)
at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.CreateInstance()
at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.GetOcxCreate()
at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.TransitionUpTo(Int32 state)
at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.CreateHandle()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl()
at System.Windows.Forms.Control.ControlCollection.Add(Control value)
at HP.QTP.ActiveScreen.SnapShotViewersAutoStartCommand.InitSnapshotViewers(IObjectRack applicationRack)
at HP.QTP.ActiveScreen.SnapShotViewersAutoStartCommand.<AfterWorkbenchCreated>b__0()
at HP.QTP.ActiveScreen.SnapShotViewersAutoStartCommand.AfterWorkbenchCreated()
at HP.Utt.UttCore.UttAutoStartCommand.WorkbenchSingletonWorkbenchCreated(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at System.EventHandler.Invoke(Object sender, EventArgs e)
at ICSharpCode.SharpDevelop.Gui.WorkbenchSingleton.OnWorkbenchCreated()
at ICSharpCode.SharpDevelop.Gui.WorkbenchSingleton.InitializeWorkbench(IWorkbench workbench, IWorkbenchLayout layout)
at ICSharpCode.SharpDevelop.Commands.WorkbenchStartup.InitializeWorkbench()
at HP.Utt.Application.CallHelper.RunWorkbenchInternal(Object settings)
at HP.Utt.Application.CallHelper.RunWorkbench(WorkbenchSettings settings)
at HP.Utt.Application.ProductHost.RunWorkbench(WorkbenchSettings settings)
at HP.UFT.Application.ApplicationManager.LaunchApplication()
at HP.UFT.Application.Program.Main(String[] args)
at HP.UFT.ApplicationExe.Program.Main(String[] args)





Senior Member

Re: UFT 11.52 does not launch and gives a file not found exception

Clean uninstall.


Reinstall all the patches one by one.


Only solution...

Acclaimed Contributor

Re: UFT 11.52 does not launch and gives a file not found exception

Before uninstall/re-install ... please close all applications, ensure from Task Manager as well and Repair UFT from Add/Remove programs .. it worked for me for 12.02 version .. i didn't even reboot my machine.

//Add this to "OnDomLoad" event