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Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 1:03 pm   Post subject: Runnign iSpringSDK in Windows 7 service


I have successfully written some code that shells out the the command-line iSpringSDK for PPT-->SWF conversion. But when I attempt to run my code as a service I get an error message:

Failed to open presentation "c:\temp\bobisyouruncle.ppt"

From what I've read elsewhere, this seems to be a Component Services issue and permissions. My Windows skillz are a little rusty (more of a Mac guy these days) and am not sure where to configure what to get iSpringSDK, PowerPoint and Win7 services playing well together.

Any advice and tips would be appreciated.



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Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 8:33 am   Post subject: Re: Runnign iSpringSDK in Windows 7 service

PowerPoint is not able to open the presentation if it the launching user account does not have a Desktop folder.
In windows 7 the system user (which runs services) do not have the Desktop folder.
In this case you need to create it manually.

・Windows 2008 Server x64 or Windows 7 x64
Please make this folder.

・Windows 2008 Server x86 or Windows 7 x86
Please make this folder.

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Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 10:16 am   Post subject: Re: Runnign iSpringSDK in Windows 7 service

Thanks. That seems to have resolved that issue!


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