E-PTF Client Cannot Playback Recorded Scripts With Windows Display Language Japanese.

(Doc ID 2307901.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


PTF client cannot play back anything ( even logging into PIA ) if Windows Display Language is Japanese, and the bellow error message is received:

" Fatal Error trying synchronization, there is not possible to access to the hooked browser. "

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Navigate to "Control Panel > Clock, Language, and Region > Language > Advanced settings"
2. Set "Japanese" as "Override for Windows display language".
  # Windows-logoff required.
3. Execute recorded test
4. The above error message is received


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