Vivado Design Suite fails to open on a Windows platform.
Two minutes after Vivado is launched, the following error occurs:
The Vivado.bat file calls a launcher.bat file which monitors the launching of the Vivado executable.
If the Vivado executable has not opened after two minutes, the launcher will time out and issue the above error.
In order to find out what is actually going wrong in this case, you should first open a command window and then run vivado.bat from the command window.
This will provide more information about what is being run and where the launch fails.
Most cases that experience this "Launcher time out" error have been found to be related to one of the following issues: