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AR# 37671

10.1 EDK - _xps.exe application failed to start because libXdh_PartAnno.dll was not found


After successfully installing EDK 10.1 (with update), when I try to runXilinx Platform Studio, it fails returning the
following message in the DOS window:

_xps..exe Unable to Locate Component This application has failed to start because libXdh_PartAnno.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem.

Reinstallation did not change anything.


This file, libXdh_PartAnno.dll,is the part of ISE installation and is placed in the ISE installation path(%XILINX%/lib/nt) once ISE software is installed.

XPS/EDK requires ISE software installation on the machine. Installing ISE software along with EDK will resolve the issue.
AR# 37671
Date Created 11/01/2010
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
  • EDK - 10.1