17 January 2014

MPLAB X not launching

While the MPLAB X works great on my home desktop with Windows 7, it won’t launch on my company’s laptop with the same system. The most probable reason is that my account is regulated by my company’s group policies. To fix the problem I’ve found the solution that worked for me. It is to make it to use specified user directory by adding the following parameter to its short-cut target:

“C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\MPLABX\mplab_ide\bin\mplab_ide.exe” –userdir C:\Users[your account name]\MPLAB