Issue

When attempting to launch SmartObject Service Tester, the following error is shown:

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Symptoms

When you edit C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\Config\machine.config with a text editor, and on the first line, the following xml declaration is seen:

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If you do not see the same encoding, then check if your encoding is set to something other than "UTF-8".

Troubleshooting Steps

C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\Config\machine.config should be using the "UTF-8" encoding. If you are seeing any other encoding, then change it back to "UTF-8", and save the machine.config. The first line of the machine.config should look like this when you are done:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

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