In some case, after upgrading DS, the PECTAgent.exe is crashing in automation with "application error" or without any error message.
From the PECTAgent. logs we see as final lines:
the PECTAgent.exe crashes and stops
Suspected cause of this is corrupted .dll components.
Compare the size of the .dll files below taken from a DS 7.5 SP1 HF4 environment:
PECTAgent.exe version: 7.5.3290.0
\Program Files\Altiris\Deployment\BDC\bootwiz\oem\DS\winpe\x86\Base\Program Files\Symantec\Deployment
\Program Files\Altiris\Deployment\BDC\bootwiz\oem\DS\winpe\x64\Base\Program Files\Symantec\Deployment
It is possible that even .dll ...