For DeMaSy to work on Windows 8, you must

  1. You must be FULL Administrator of the computer
  2. There is an additional step on Windows 8 Enterprise during the installation.
    A policy has to be created that signs DeMaSy. (AppLocker)
  3. You must identify a 32 or 64 machine
  4. Disable UAC (and restart the computer)
  5. Start the Local Group Policy Editor and go to
    Local Computer Policy –> Computer Configuration –> Windows Settings –> Security Settings –> Local Policies –> Security Options and disable the
    User Account Control Run all administrators in Admin Approval Mode
    This will change the Key in
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MIcrosoft\Windows\
    CurrentVersion\Policies\System\ and the EnableLUA should be set to =0
  6. You have to ensure that you have full rights on
    – C:\Windows\Program Files\ Silicon D.N.A.\DeMasy /
    C:\Windows\Program Files (x86)\ Silicon D.N.A.\DeMasy
    – C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SDNA and SDNA.NET
    – on the registry on the key : HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
  7. Install the ODBC in case of SQL Server