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AR# 66997

2016 Install - Known Issues for the Vivado 2016.x Installer


This answer record lists the known issues for the Installer in the Vivado 2016.x releases.

Each known issue includes a link to another answer record that contains additional information on the issue.

See (Xilinx Answer 60118) for Install trouble-shooting information for Vivado 2014 and later.

See (Xilinx Answer 60116) for the 2014.x Install Solution Center (applicable to Vivado 2014.1 and later).

For the Vivado 2016.1 Installation and release note Guide see:



Outstanding Install Issues in Vivado 2016.3

(Xilinx Answer 60088)Web Install fails on the Ubuntu 13 OS (unsupported)
(Xilinx Answer 63883)Vivado batch installer fails in Windows PowerShell
(Xilinx Answer 64982)Anti-virus programs can prevent install and cause a Fatal Error
(Xilinx Answer 66999)The Vivado 2016.1 installer does not create the uninstall shortcuts on Window 10

Install Issues resolved in Vivado 2016.3

(Xilinx Answer 66998)After sourcing settings64.sh to run Vivado, the awk executable fails with the error (symbol lookup error: awk: undefined symbol: mpfr_z_sub)

Install Issues resolved in Vivado 2016.2


Install Issues resolved in Vivado 2016.1

(Xilinx Answer 66423)Upgrading (adding devices or software) fails after using DVD or SFD install
(Xilinx Answer 66736)After installing Vivado, when I try to update devices or uninstall, I get a message saying there is a missing msvcp110.dll
AR# 66997
Date Created 04/07/2016
Last Updated 10/13/2016
Status Active
Type Known Issues
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2016.1