System.FormatException error when launching Quizmaker '09

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If you encounter the following error when launching Quizmaker '09, it indicates that there is a setting in your registry which is interfering with applications that rely on the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, such Articulate Studio '09.

System.FormatException: Input string was not in a correct format

You can correct this issue.  Here's how:

  1. Download this zip file.
  2. Fully extract the contents of the zip file to your desktop.
  3. Double-click the UpdatePositiveSign.reg file.
  4. If prompted, click the Run button on the Open File dialog.
  5. Click the Yes button to accept the registry change.
  6. Restart your computer.

Additional information regarding this issue can be found at Microsoft Support.