Netlist with cadence 16.3 / Allegro in windows 7 – Error initializing COM property pages
Did you get an error trying to generate a netlist from Cadence 16.3 Orcad for the Allegro PCB Editor 16.3. In some enterprise edition you get an error that pops up saying
Error initializing COM property pages
and says some “wrong pointer” etc.
Here is a quick solution for it. Take a look at the screen shot
Basically, you need to run the Orcad as an Administrator. You need to do it only the first time.