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SwyxIt! 2011 R2 not supported on Windows 8. Known issues (kb4457)

The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • SwyxIt! 2011 R2

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Summary

SwyxIt! 2011 R2 is not supported on Windows 8. Swyx will test and release the next SwyxIt! version for Windows 8. If you're trying to use SwyxIt! on Windows 8 anyway, this article describes all known issues we're currently aware of.


Information

SwyxIt! 2011 R2 is not supported on Windows 8. Swyx will test and release the next SwyxIt! version for Windows 8. If you're trying to use SwyxIt! on Windows 8 anyway, this article describes all known issues we're currently aware of.

Known issues

  • The TAPI Service Provider (TSP) is not completely installed. Workaround:
    • In Control panel, Phone and Modem, tab Advanced, click Add, select SwyxIt! TAPI Service Provider, click Add and close dialog woth OK.
    • If TAPI Clients still cannot communicate with SwyxIt! your have to change COM-Permissions:
      • Start dcomcnfg.exe wuth administrative rights
      • Right-click on clmgr, which can be found at  Component services, Computers, My Computer, DCOM-Config
      • On property page Security at Launch and Activation permissions and at Access permission grant Local Activation and Local Access to account Network Service and close the dialog with OK.
      • Restart service TapiSrv and SwyxIt!.
  • tel: und callto: URLs registration seems to be different in Windows 8. E.g. Google Chrome  reacts on tel: URis even if SwyxIt! has been installed after Chrome. So solution
  • SwyxIt! does not play ring tones. No solution

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