DS ControlPoint errors Error connecting to one or more of your systems. The type initializer for 'DXSharp.DX4600.DX4600System' threw an exception.

Issue

DS ControlPoint errors "Error connecting to one or more of your systems. The type initializer for 'DXSharp.DX4600.DX4600System' threw an exception.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DS ControlPoint
  • DX4500
  • DX4600
  • DX4700(HD)
  • DX4800(HD)

Cause

DS ControlPoint had an error during the install process but install completed successfully.

Resolution

Uninstall DS ControlPoint then reinstall, verify install completed without errors.

If the error continues to occur after an uninstall/reinstall:

Uninstall DS ControlPoint again and remove all remnants of the program by deleting the follow files:

C:\Program Files\Pelco\ControlPoint
C:\Program Files\Pelco\Common Files
C:\Program File\Pelco\Docs

ControlPointCache.xml

Reinstall DS ControlPoint after deleting the files.


Can also be related to Windows system file damage.  Open a command prompt and run the following command to check for errors.

  • sfc /scannow

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