Application Launcher does not run 64 bit applications from the System32 or the Program Files folders.
The sltrace.htm log folder shows the path as SysWOW64 or Program Files (x86).
Desktop Authority is a 32 bit application.
Windows automatically redirects all entries from the 64 bit to the 32 bit location when running a 32 bit application.
On 64 bit Operating Systems, it is not possible to directly access the %windir%\System32 or the C:\Program Files folder from a 32 bit application by using the static path.
However, a redirection will occur automatically when using the Sysnative redirector.
Sysnative is a virtual folder, a special alias, that may be used to access the 64 bit %windir%\System32 or the C:\Program Files
folders from a 32 bit application.
To access a 64 bit application, the following paths will need to be used: