Error: This utility must be started inside MapInfo Discover.

Occurrence

I previously had a old version of Discover installed on the computer, and have upgraded.

Every time I start MapInfo Discover I receive and error message "This utility must be started inside MapInfo Discover"

Solution

This is caused by a corrupted user profile.

To "clean out" the user profile perform the following steps -

1) Delete (or backup to a separate folder) the contents of -
C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Encom

2) Go to your start menu and search for "Regedit" and open this tool. 
3) Navigate in the Registry Editor to -
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Encom

4) Right click on this Key name (Encom) and delete this. 

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Last Updated on: 1st of October, 2018