An error similar to the following occurs when I attempt to open Vivado on a Windows OS machine:
Error when launching 'C:\Xilinx\Vivado\2013.3\.\bin\vivado.bat': Launcher time out
After launching Vivado from a Command window, I see that Vivado initializes properly but then fails when start_gui is executed.
Start_gui results in Abnormal Program Termination (11) and a .dmp file generated. When analyzed, the content of the .dmp file indicates that no symbols are loaded for nvd3dumx.dll
[Frames below may be incorrect and/or missing, no symbols loaded for nvd3dumx.dll]
In this case, the Nvidia video drivers need to be updated.
In some cases, the drivers have been reported to be up-to-date, but uninstalling and reinstalling the drivers has fixed the issue.