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AR# 60169

2015.x Licensing - Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 do not support server licenses: APPCRASH for xilinxd.exe


When attempting to set up a license server on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10., xilinxd.exe crashes during attempts to check a license feature.

This happens whether using trusted server or traditional certificate based licenses.

Xilinx daemon has stopped working
Problem Event Name: APPCRASH
Application  Name: xilinxd.exe
Application Version:
Fault Module Name MSVCR110.dll


The version of xilinxd.exe installed with Vivado 2015.x (11.11.0) does not include support for Windows 8 or Windows 10.

The Flex 11.13 version can be used to serve licenses on Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.

The Flex 11.13 version of xilinxd and other server license utilities can be downloaded from the following location:


Select Vivado 2015.1 or later and then select Floating Server Lin 64 - Borrow (Flex V11.13.0) or Floating Server Win 64 - Borrow (Flex V11.13.0) under License Management Tools.


Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
linux_flexlm_v11.13.0_201501.zip 5 MB ZIP
windows_flexlm_v11.13.0_201501.zip 5 MB ZIP
AR# 60169
Date Created 04/07/2014
Last Updated 04/15/2016
Status Active
Type Known Issues
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