Runtime error 32: "Application defined or object defined error" occurs during the Discover "after snapshot" on an upgraded install of WinINSTALL.
Runtime error 32: "Application defined or object defined error."
The Runtime error 32 is typically caused by running
Discover (build 18 or newer) in a WinINSTALL directory containing older .XCP
files (from build 17 or older). If the FILES.XCP file exists during the
before snapshot, it will not be recreated. If it does not exist, it will be
created during the before snapshot, and will include a new directory exclusion
of C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\. Any file in the CONFIG\ directory
will cause this problem, although the SAM and SECURITY files are the most likely
There are two ways to resolve this
1. Delete *.XCP from the WinINSTALL server directory.
Discover will create new .XCP files during the next "before
2. Add C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\CONFIG\ to
CFILES.XCP in the \DISCOVER.WRK directory on the Discover
workstation and the "after snapshot" will complete without error. Note this is
only a temporary workaround to allow the current Discovery to be completed.
Deleting the XCP files as described above will still be necessary for a
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