Error message: "Warning! unable to add control - an exception occurred" or "The licensing for this SoftWIRE control has expired."

Last Modified: 3rd Jan 2013
Category: Data Acquisition > SoftWIRE
Platform: Windows
Version: 5.X 5.0 5.1
Article Ref.: DCC2
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SoftWIRE DCC2 Users of Windows XP Service Pack 2, who have installed SoftWIRE 5 after uninstalling an expired version of SoftWIRE 4, may get the error messages above when they paste a control onto the diagrammer. If you had SoftWIRE 4.X installed on a WinXP PC with Windows XP Service Pack 2 installed, and then you installed SoftWIRE 5.0, SoftWIRE 4.X may not have been properly uninstalled. If, while using SoftWIRE 5.0, you receive a message similar to: "The licensing for SoftWIRE control has expired." then you should run the attached SoftWIRE50Utility.exe utility All SoftWIRE Windows 5.X en

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