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Connection Manager and CW5.0 and WIN7
Madeleine L. migrated on Dec 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM
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  • I am trying to get Code Warrior version 5.0 to run on my new WIN7 laptop.  The product is in production so I cannot upgrade to a newer version of CW at this time. 
    Here's what I have working. CW version 5.1 runs fine mostly. The P&E Connection Manager is 2.74 and although there is always a "Can't connect" message, it eventually does so. The P&E driver version is 10.0.2.
    The CW version 5.0 was copied from a working WINXP machine and runs in WINXP-SP3 compatibility mode. It compiles and seems OK except when it's time to load/debug. It calls Connection Manager 2.71 and can never find the P&E Adapter and although I plug it in/out, it never works.
    Freescale has a fits-all answer that I do not fit into.
    In the directories of the two CW versions, the files pertaining to the Multilink are nothing alike so I hesitate to just start copying stuff.
    Can you help?


  • Hi MMLoweNH,

    Do you happen to be running a 64-bit version of Windows 7? The P&E libraries included in CW 5.0 may not support 64-bit operating systems. It may be possible to patch your existing installation with newer P&E libraries. If you're interested in trying this, please submit a support request on our website.

    The other alternative is to upgrade to the newer CW 5.1, which officially supports Windows 64-bit OSes.

    Best regards,

  • I was able to point the CW 5.0 to use the CW5.1 debugger by changing the paths and that seems to have worked. Thanks for your help.

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