New SoftGrid Knowledge Base Article Available

We recently published a new KB article you might be interested in.  This one covers the issue recently mentioned on the blog at and in the SoftGrid forums at

Error message when you try to sequence a program in Microsoft SoftGrid: "SystemGuard download failed (error code 53256)"
SoftGrid for Windows Desktop


J.C. Hornbeck | Manageability Knowledge Engineer

Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:

    I think my solution is far more elegant – create a .manifest file that specifies UTF-8. No hacking of the original applications files required. So far this has worked on all of the Adobe CS3 apps. e.g. Photoshop:

  2. Anonymous says:

    hmm, maybe I should read the KB again. 😉

    I’ve not had to remove the manifest from the original DLL file and the external .manifest has worked each time.