I recently purchased a new laptop. Choosing an operating system was not any
easy decision and challenged me for two weeks. Finally, I decided to go with
the flow. I ordered my first Vista system. That was only the start of a long
and arduous journey and I'm still trying to get my environment and tools back
When I started the PowerBuilder 11.0 application, I first noticed that
pbtutor, the sample application installed with PowerBuilder, wasn't running.
The Help files weren't opening. If you started out as I did, I hope you will,
before too long, deploy your first application on IIS 7.0 ready to run it as
a .NET Web form application.
The main issue is that Vista's new User Account Control (UAC) prevents
PowerBuilder from connecting to the database and running pbtutor. The UAC is
a new security component in Windows Vista. Unlike XP, Vista doesn't
In today's competitive IT environment, organizations are reducing development
and maintenance costs, and improving the accessibility of their legacy
applications. With the growth in technology and demand for n-tier
architecture-based applications, corporations now have an opportunity to
transform their "legacy" client/server PowerBuilder applications to
Web-enabled PowerBuilder applications by migrating to PowerBuilder 11.0.
PowerBuilder 11.0 provides the functionality to transform PowerBuilder
client/server apps to Web-enabled .NET PowerBuilder applications with minor