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Honored Contributor I
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Altera board libraries not found (as usual)

Hi guys, as usual Altera/Intel SDK never works out of the box. I have good experience with Quartus 16.0 and OpenCL SDK 16.0 but now I have installed Quartus 17.0 and OpenCL SDK 16.1 and I have added the registry dword at Software/Altera/OpenCL/Boards with the dll from the board package but nothing... When I run my application it can find the platforms but then it crashes when it tries to retrieve the devices for the FPGA one... Why is this happening?! 

I have tried anything but the altera/intel pdf they provide doesn't tell more than the basic steps. There is no troubleshoot system. I am stuck... 

Thank and sorry for asking such a common question.
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Quick fix. Make sure your code actually selects a platform before trying to retrieve the devices. Same for devices make sure your for loop actually chooses one by default. Thread can be closed

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Why would you use Quartus 17.0 with OpenCL SDK 16.1?  

The registry dword for 17.0 should be added to Software/Intel/OpenCL/Boards, and make sure to delete old libraries addresses if you are using different boards.
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