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Can't run DS-5 in 13.1

Honored Contributor II


I'm trying to upgrade to 13.1 of the EDS tools on a Win7 box.  


This may have been caused by a Windows Update but I don't know. After installing the EDS the DS-5 installer started and on the second or third wizard page, a message popped up saying there was a Windows Update pending and it strongly recommended that I reboot before continuing. I rebooted, then ran the DS-5 install from the embedded/ds-5 directory and everything seemed fine. Then I open the Embedded Command Shell as usual, but when I type eclipse to launch DS-5, said DS-5 couldn't be found. At this point I probably could have played with the environment variables a bit and got it working, but instead I uninstalled everything and started over. Now when I try launching DS-5 it throws an error which points me to the error log file. The log file contains the message below. 



!SESSION Fri Apr 04 13:35:50 MDT 2014 ------------------------------------------ 

!ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.launcher 4 0 2014-04-04 13:35:50.283 

!MESSAGE Could not find extension: reference:file:org.eclipse.osgi.nl_ja_3.7.0.v20110723043401.jar 

!ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.launcher 4 0 2014-04-04 13:35:50.285 

!MESSAGE Could not find extension: 

!ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.launcher 4 0 2014-04-04 13:35:50.285 

!MESSAGE Could not find extension: reference:file:org.eclipse.osgi.util.nl_ja_3.7.0.v20110723043401.jar 

!ENTRY org.eclipse.equinox.launcher 4 0 2014-04-04 13:35:50.321 

!MESSAGE Exception launching the Eclipse Platform: 


java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter 


at Method) 


at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass( 

at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass( 

at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework( 

at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun( 




I've tried uninstalling, rebooting my PC and re-installing, but still get this error. It looks like I'm missing some jar files, but the files are there. Comparing systems to a co-worker who got 13.1 working, we can see that the files are in the right place as well.  


I think there must be a residual file hanging around somewhere that's confusing things, but I don't know where to look. 


Any ideas? 




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Honored Contributor II


I uninstalled everything again and noticed that <my home directory>/AppData/Roaming/ARM/DS-5/env.ini was left in place. I deleted the entire ARM directory and reinstalled and everything worked this time.