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AR# 21690

7.1 FPGA Editor - Windows XP generates a security alert when opening FPGA Editor or Floorplanner

Description

Keywords: FPGA Editor, Windows XP, Windows Security, firewall, Floorplanner, Service Pack 2

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
Windows XP generates a security alert when opening FPGA Editor or Floorplanner. This occurs on Windows XP systems with the Windows Security feature (firewall) activated. The firewall is installed as part of SP2.

Solution

The warning can be safely ignored. FPGA Editor and Floorplanner are not accessing the network.
AR# 21690
Date Created 06/29/2005
Last Updated 04/17/2007
Status Archive
Type General Article