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SDL Threat Modeling Tool 3.1.8 Error "The tool encountered a serious problems and needs to close" RRS feed

  • Question

  • Receiving the error below while trying to run SDL v3.1.8.  I do not have Visio 2007 or 2010 to revert to, only Vision 2013.

    Installed Software:

    Microsoft Server 2008R2 (64 bit - US)
    Microsoft Visio 2013 Professional Plus (64bit - US)
    SDL Threat Modeling Tool 3.1.8

    Error on Lauch:
    The tool encountered a serious problem and needs to close.
    Please report this problem by posting the threat model you were working on, description of what you were doing at the time, and the file  
    C:\Users\xyz\AppData\Local\Temp\sdltm\sdltm.log 

    Content sdltm.log:

    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Starting application, time: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:54:13 PM
        Timestamp=168675282682
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Version = 3.1.8.0
        Timestamp=168675290635
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Build Write Date = 8/17/2011 7:53:36 PM
        Timestamp=168675297055
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Build Create Date = 8/17/2011 7:53:36 PM
        Timestamp=168675301276
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : The tool encountered a serious problem and needs to close. Verify that Microsoft Visio 2007 or 2010 is installed. You can report this problem by posting the threat model you were working on, description of what you were doing at the time, and the file

     C:\Users\iaadmin\AppData\Local\Temp\2\sdltm\sdltm.log

       Timestamp=169008786085
    SDLTM.exe Error: 0 : Exception: System.InvalidOperationException: Unable to get the window handle for the 'AxDrawingControl' control. Windowless ActiveX controls are not supported.
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.EnsureWindowPresent()
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.InPlaceActivate()
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.TransitionUpTo(Int32 state)
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.CreateHandle()
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.EndInit()
       at SDLTM.UI.Model.ModelControl.InitializeComponent()
       at SDLTM.UI.Model.ModelControl..ctor()
       at SDLTM.FormMain..ctor(), Unable to get the window handle for the 'AxDrawingControl' control. Windowless ActiveX controls are not supported.
        Timestamp=169010531337
    SDLTM.exe Error: 0 : StackTrace:    at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.EnsureWindowPresent()
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.InPlaceActivate()
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.TransitionUpTo(Int32 state)
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.CreateHandle()
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
       at System.Windows.Forms.Control.CreateControl(Boolean fIgnoreVisible)
       at System.Windows.Forms.AxHost.EndInit()
       at SDLTM.UI.Model.ModelControl.InitializeComponent()
       at SDLTM.UI.Model.ModelControl..ctor()
       at SDLTM.FormMain..ctor()
        Timestamp=169010537257
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Starting application, time: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:55:04 PM
        Timestamp=169410266196
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Version = 3.1.8.0
        Timestamp=169410272664
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Build Write Date = 8/17/2011 7:53:36 PM
        Timestamp=169410278502
    SDLTM.exe Information: 0 : Build Create Date = 8/17/2011 7:53:36 PM
        Timestamp=169410282218

    Tuesday, February 11, 2014 8:12 PM

All replies

  • Check out the new MS Threat Modeling Tool 2014 that has just been released to public. It doesn't have a dependency on Visio anymore. Also, you should be able to convert your old v3 models into the new format (that will require Visio 2007-2014 though).
    Wednesday, April 16, 2014 10:40 PM