Under certain circumstances, automatic Windows 8 compatibility settings can cause problems for IAR Embedded Workbench. This has been reported in connection with:
Error message(s) containing info similar to:
Faulting application path: $EW_DIR$\common\bin\IarIdePm.exe
Faulting module path: $EW_DIR$\common\bin\kernel.dll
Install another copy of your Embedded Workbench in a different location (different $EW_DIR$ ).
Old install path
C:\Program Files (x86)\IAR Systems\Embedded Workbench 6.5\
New install path
C:\Program Files (x86)\IAR Systems\Embedded Workbench 6.5_2\
Rename the directory of your current installation.
If the above helps, open the Windows registry (using regedit.exe) and take a screenshot of this key:
Please send the screenshot to IAR Support.
This batch file will automatically read the requested registry keys.
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