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My AlphaTrack is not working in Vista 64 (Or Win 7 64) On My PC

Special Instructions for installing the AlphaTrack Control Surface Plug-In for 32 -Bit SONAR when running 64-bit Windows operating systems.

If your computer is running a 64-Bit operating system, then the AlphaTrack installer will automatically place a 64-Bit version of the AlphaTrack.dll plug-in file into the Program Files\Cakewalk\Shared Surfaces folder to match. This ’64-bit’ plug-in won’t be recognized by a 32-bit version of SONAR even though the file name is correct. Follow the appropriate steps below to manually install the 32-bit AlphaTrack.dll file and allow AlphaTrack to operate normally. The 32-bit AlphaTrack.dll file may be included with this download, or separately available at HYPERLINK “http://frontierdesign.com/Support/Downloads” http://frontierdesign.com/Support/Downloads.

VISTA 64 Users:

Run the AlphaTrack installer normally, selecting the option box to include the SONAR Control Surface Plug-In. After you complete the AlphaTrack driver installation there should be a file called ‘AlphaTrack.dll’ in the (Program Files\Cakewalk\Shared Surfaces) folder.
Locate, and rename the file to ‘AlphaTrack64.dll’.
Then copy the 32-bit file (AlphaTrack.dll) into the same shared surfaces folder. You should now have 2 files in the Program Files\Cakewalk\Shared Surfaces folder called:
AlphaTrack.dll
AlphaTrack64.dll
Register the files in Windows by:
a. Click the ‘START’ button and open a Command Prompt window as Administrator by right clicking the Command Prompt icon (All Programs/Accessories), and choosing “Run as Administrator” (The Title bar of the resulting window will indicate that you are in fact running as an admin).

b. In the command prompt window type: cd c:\windows\system32, and hit enter. The window should respond with the same message.

c. Then type the following:
regsvr32 “c:\program files\cakewalk\shared surfaces\AlphaTrack.dll”, and hit enter again. If the command has worked properly you should get a popup message window stating that the DLL Register Server has succeeded. Click “OK”.
d. Repeat step “c” above except typing:
regsvr32 “c:\program files\cakewalk\shared surfaces\AlphaTrack64.dll”, then enter. Another “…succeeded” message should appear. Click “OK”, close the Command Prompt window

You should now be able to re-launch SONAR and configure the AlphaTrack as normal in either 32 or 64-bit versions of SONAR.

XP 64 Users:

Run the AlphaTrack installer normally, selecting the option box to include the SONAR Control Surface Plug-In. After you complete the AlphaTrack driver installation there should be a file called ‘AlphaTrack.dll’ in the (Program Files\Cakewalk\Shared Surfaces) folder.
Locate, and rename the file to ‘AlphaTrack64.dll’.
Then copy the 32-bit file (AlphaTrack.dll) into the same shared surfaces folder. You should now have 2 files in the Program Files\Cakewalk\Shared Surfaces folder called:
AlphaTrack.dll
AlphaTrack64.dll
Register each file with Windows by dragging them (one at a time) onto the C:/Windows/System32/regsvr32.exe application. Don’t worry this won’t actually move the file. After each file is dropped on to regsvr32.exe a pop-up message should confirm that it has “successfully registered” that file.

You should now be able to re-launch SONAR and configure the AlphaTrack as normal in either 32 or 64-bit versions of SONAR.