The following hotfix corrects an issue in SYSmark 2014 SE OP and/or RE scenarios where some systems would fail to switch between applications correctly. Hotfix 4 to resolves this issue, which should improve benchmark stability on current and future CPU architectures.
Hotfix 4 is a cumulative update and includes fixes released in Hotfixes 1-3.
1) Copy hotfix package to the to target system
2) Unzip the archive to extract the hotfix installer
3) Be sure that any instances of SYSmark 2014 SE are closed before attempting to apply the hotfix
4) Right click the extracted .exe and run as administrator. Note, failing to run the installer as administrator may result in the hotfix failing to install correctly.
SYSmark 2014 SE patch 1 or higher must be installed to apply Hotfix 4. The update will not apply versions of SYSmark 2014 SE prior to patch 1.
After the hotfix is applied, launch SYSmark 2014 SE. The new version should be reported as 188.8.131.52.