I need some help, please. I downloaded the new Orcad 16.3 (demo) and when I created the netlist there was an error I cannot solve: "Error initializing COM property pages: Invalid pointer".
I tried the solution "SOLUTION:
This error message appears because of an improper entry in the registry of the pxllite.OCX
file. You can solve this problem in the following tree ways:
Solution 1: Manually register the Dynamic Link Libraries (.DLL).
To manually register the pxllite.ocx file:
1. Choose Start > Run to open the Run window.
2. Type cmd to open the command line window
3. Go to <Install_dir>\tools\capture, where <Install_dir> is the path for the OrCAD Capture
4. Type the following two commands, one at a time in the command line window:
but nothing. My system is windows 7 ultimate. Thank you. I am very sorry if I chose the wrong thread to post this in.
On Windows 7, you need to disable User Account Control and run from an account with local Administration rights for the machine. The software components will then be correctly registered as required.
In reply to oldmouldy:
Great!!! Thank you very much for your advice. It worked.
I find the same error: "Error initializing COM property pages" when try to create the netlist.
The OS is WINXP Professional SP3
The Orcad is 10.0 version
May have some help ?