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AR# 55322

2013.1 Vivado, Device Programmer/HW_SERVER - System Error: "The program cannot start because the FTD2XX.dll is missing from your computer"


The following error occurs if I connect to a Digilent Programming cable using the HW_SERVER or Device Programmer application:

"The program can't start because FTD2XX.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem"


The Digilent Programming cable needs to be connected to the machine before installation. The files will be copied accross when the cable is first connected.

To work around this issue, attach the cable to the machine and follow installation instructions in (Xilinx Answer 54382).

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Answer Number Answer Title Version Found Version Resolved
54382 Digilent Programming Cables - Driver Install FAQ N/A N/A
AR# 55322
Date 04/07/2014
Status Active
Type General Article
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