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Problems generating a Nios project

Honored Contributor II

Hello everyone, 


i got the DE0 evaluation Board and want to setup a Nios Processor. I´ve already build a nios system during my master thesis with the altera de3 board. 

I got the Nios processor setup in Quartus II 9.0 but when i want to open a project in Nios i get this error message: 


1: The software settings (STF) file associated with this project is damaged. This may be fixed by copying your source files into a new C/C+ application project. For more details see the error log. 

--> starting a new project in quartus leads to the same error message 

2: Project cannot be created 

Reason: unkown protocol: c 


thanks in advance
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Honored Contributor II

I've spent hours on StackOverflow trying all these ccleaner ( happy wheels ( vlc ( complicated things and somehow found this and it worked. Thanks: )


i tried so many times. and i didnt face any type of issue like this. going for c/c+ is good but try some different app too vidmate (

thanks :)