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AR# 12608

4.1 Install - Error: "The dynamic link library libThread.dll could not be found in the specified path."

Description

Keywords: Install, error, libThread.dll, unable, locate, DLL, not, found, ISE

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
After I install 4.1 ISE onto a computer with Windows 2000, the following error appears when I try to launch Project Navigator:

Unable to locate DLL: "The dynamic link library libThread.dll could not be found in the specified path."

Solution

To fix this problem, follow these steps:

1. Uninstall the 4.1i version of the Xilinx Software.

2. Install Service Pack 2 for Windows 2000.

3. In the registry, using Regedit, remove all Xilinx GUIDS from HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.

4. Remove the following keys:
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Xilinx
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Xilinx, Inc.
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Xilinx

5. Re-install ISE 4.1i.
AR# 12608
Date Created 09/19/2001
Last Updated 11/05/2003
Status Archive
Type General Article