Relevant for: GUI tests and components and API testing
- If you have UFT installed on Windows 10 and you perform Windows updates to the Windows 10 anniversary edition, you must run a repair of the UFT installation.
- If your UFT installation on Windows 10 behaves unexpectedly, such as remaining on top and hiding other applications, or has issues with recognizing top window test objects, see KM01339230 for a workaround.
In Windows 10, Microsoft no longer officially supports WSE, which UFT uses to run tests on a Web Service using security settings.
You cannot use some of the UFT tools when the UAC (User Account Control) option in is set to ON.
Workaround: Temporarily turn off the UAC option while using these tools, by doing the following:
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For Microsoft Windows 8.x:
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UFT does not fully support UTF-16 surrogate pairs and combining characters. The Run Results Viewer and some user interface elements in UFT do not display these characters correctly.
On Windows 7 64-bit and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems, UFT behaves unexpectedly when the DEP (Data Execution Prevention) flag is set to Always On.
Workaround: Switch off the DEP, or modify its settings to be ON only for important operating system processes.
UFT does not support running tests from multiple instances of UFT simultaneously on the same machine, either in the same Windows session or in different Windows sessions.
When UFT is launched by a different user account than the application you are testing, the following UFT functions may behave unexpectedly:
- Running tests