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AR# 20610

8.1 EDK, XPS - "ERROR: MDT - This software installation is missing a system file or system data could not be read"

Description

When starting XPS, I receive the following message: 

 

"ERROR: MDT - This software installation is missing a system file or system data could not be read. Please restart this application. If the problem persists, reinstall the software."

Solution

The error indicates that your installation is not valid. You need to obtain a licensed copy of EDK from: 

http://www.xilinx.com/edk

AR# 20610
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 05/16/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article