Unable to write required registry keys for PE Alarm Program on Windows 7 64 bit workstation.

Issue

The instructions for configuring PE Alarm Functions in Continuum call for the creation of four new keys in the workstation registry under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Andover Controls\Continuum\Settings.

This folder does not exist in the registry of a Windows 7 64-bit PC.

Product Line

Andover Continuum

Environment

  • Cyberstation
  • PE Alarm Functions
  • Registry

Cause

On Windows 7 64 bit machines, Continuum no longer writes its registry keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Andover Controls

Resolution

Write the new registry keys under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Andover Controls\Continuum\Settings.