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Attempting to open WorkPlace Tech Editor or Monitor displays a Visio version Error


When attempting to open WorkPlace Tech Editor or Monitor an error is displayed stating:

 A supported version of Visio must be installed for WorkPlace Tech Editor or Monitor to function properly. 


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WorkPlace Tech Editor and Monitor


This message is displayed if WPTE requests Visio be started and Windows is unable comply.


Confirm the version of Visio loaded is a supported version. If it is then set Visio.exe and SE.WorkStation.IA.wptEd.exe to "run as administrator" and retry.


To set a program to always run as Administrator, locate the executable file then right click it and select properties.


From the Compatibility tab check "Run this program as an administrator" and then click OK



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