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AR# 36233

12.x Project Navigator - ise.exe has stopped working


A customer receives a message from Windows stating "ise.exe has stopped working" when attempting to launch Project Navigator. This also occurs with other tools of the design suite. This situation also occurs if launching the tools from the ISE Design Suite Command Prompt.

This issue also affects the ISE Design Suite 11 release.


This situation can occur if there are erroneous characters/entries in the %PATH% environment variable. For example:

%SystemRoot%\system32; ;%SystemRoot% (Notice the extra space and semi-colon)

Removing these invalid characters resolves the issue.
AR# 36233
Date Created 07/23/2010
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
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