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Upgrading to PADS9.4: powerpcb.exe - system error - xf_Os.dll is missing

Question asked by eburt on Mar 26, 2012
Latest reply on Mar 26, 2012 by andrew_audova

Hi There,

 

We are having an issue after upgrading one of our computers to PADS9.4 - the first problem we have seen in 4 or 5 computers now. When we go to try to start up the PADS tool after updating we get the following error:

 

powerpcb.exe - system error - xf_Os.dll is missing from your computer.

 

Can anyone let me know how to fix this please, or even what it means? It is the first time I am seeing this. I have searched high and low and have been able to find nothing on this issue.

 

We've run the MGC configurator, I believe that is what it is called, where we select 9.4 as our default version and have followed all the proper steps for install. From what I understand DxDesigner opens fine but we are unable to open the PADS layout tool. However, I am double checking this now.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance for your time

 

~Ekko

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