AR# 7568

XPLA Programmer - Programmer cannot find or recognize certain files.


Keywords: XPLA, PC-ISP, programmer, ISP, ISC, JTAG, CoolRunner,

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
Why does XPLA Programmer software not find certain files or simply not
work as expected?


XPLA Programmer software will not function properly if the directory
where the software is installed or the directory where your design
resides does not conform to the old 8.3 standard. Long path names
are NOT supported.

Examples of unacceptable path names are:
c:\Program Files

It is recommended that a path name with fewer than 8 characters per directory
name be implemented, such as:

Please note that it is possible to corrupt the installation of the
software if Windows applications are running at the time of installation.
Specifically, the Microsoft Office Toolbar and any Norton Utilities
must not be running during the software installation.
AR# 7568
Date 02/12/2002
Status Archive
Type General Article