Advanced MapInfo Pro error - Restricted Copy Discover.exe

Occurrence

When I select to start MapInfo Discover, I receive the error "Restricted Copy - this must be used within from Discover.exe"



Solution

This is caused by running MapinfoPro.exe directly, with the Discover bundle licensing you MUST be starting -

C:\Program Files\MapInfo\Professional\Discover.exe

Make sure you are starting Discover from the desktop shortcut -


If you have installed the Discover - MapInfo Pro bundle (combined), you must recreate your shortcuts from the Start Menu>All Programs>MapInfo>Mapinfo Discover 

You should delete any existing shortcuts to MapInfo Professional.


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Last Updated on: 30th of November, 2017