Subject Re: [firebird-support] slightly OT: 1.5.6 installer damages Win7 management
Author Gabor Boros

This is a known problem.
Search for "For Users of Windows Vista, Server2008 and 7" in the Release


André Knappstein írta:
> excuse me if this is slightly off-topic and there is a better list for
> this.
> I just found out and confirmed that some problems we have with damaged
> Win7 installations have their root in the installer for FB 1.5.6. I
> know that 1.5.6 is outdated, but we need to keep it for legacy
> software in some places, hopefully until late summer, only.
> I am aware that it is not efficient to fix this issue, but maybe this
> information will help others.
> After (fully) installing 1.5.6 on Win7 pro, 32-Bit, the system
> management window will crash the windows explorer on whatever option
> you are selecting (software, devices, firewall, network center... this
> stuff).
> Windows7 system management apparently canNOT open a subwindow in the
> context of the parent system management window, when FB 1.5.6
> installed a shortcut tool icon there.
> You can either change the default view from "categories" to
> "details/small icons" and then right-click+"open in new folder" to
> work around this. Or you can uninstall Firebird 1.5.6 and re-install
> it "naked" (without the tool icon in system management window).
> ciao,
> André