Applies To:
  • CitectSCADA 5.41, 5.41 Service Pack A, 5.41 Service Pack B, 5.42, 5.42 Service Pack A

Citect will hang on startup indefinitely while displaying the startup banner. The startup message is “Initialising Sub-Systems”.  

If the recommendations in the related KB articles do not work use the following solution:
Backup and remove all the cryptography key files from under :
\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application\Data\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA\MachineKeys
Re-install the Sentinal Driver Sentinel Protection Installer X.x.x.EXE (refer to KB Q3052 for details)

Related KB articles :
- Q3570 Slow Startup on Windows2000 and WindowsXP
- Q3828 Software Protection Failure Immediately on Startup

Hang Startup Initialising Initializing