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error in pcanywhere launch

Created: 06 Jan 2014 • Updated: 05 Feb 2014 | 7 comments
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Just seen the error message when try to launch the pcanywhere.

Error - unable to launch the host.

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technical_specialist's picture

Post the screen shot of error message.

Check these

pcAnywhere message appears as Windows is starting or as a user is logging in
Article:TECH156289  |  Created: 2011-03-23  |  Updated: 2011-09-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH156289     
Cumulative patch for Symantec pcAnywhere Plug-in for Windows version 12.6.65
Article:TECH159971  |  Created: 2011-05-12  |  Updated: 2012-04-11  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH159971     
James007's picture

Check remote site Pcanywhere client available or not ?

James007's picture

Please post error msg and see this thread and find that error message are received

http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/pcanywhere-error-message

technical_specialist's picture

Stop the Window Firewall Service.

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/pcanywhere-error-while-connecting

Errors when Launching pcAnywhere or when changing the default host to launch with windows.
Article:TECH190695  |  Created: 2012-06-08  |  Updated: 2012-09-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH190695     
SOLUTION
ssv1984's picture

Hi Happy Blaze,

When you open the PCAnywhere console - we have to open as as admin. Just give a right click on the icon "PCanywhere" then run as admin. Then try to create the host file and run it.

How to install PCAnywhere box product.
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH110691

How to create a remote file.
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH110700

How to create a host file
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH110693

Just check whether the host file is running in the system bottom try.

Thanks,

Siva