When running the AWRDE, you get an error in the status window saying, "Failure initializing the AWR Scripting IDE Addin..." and/or you can not access the scripting editor from Tools > Scripting Editor.
The scripting editor can have problems for several reasons. Sometimes the older versions of the software will interfere with the scripting editor in the most recent versions.
The most common solution is to repair your AWRDE installation. Please see the Related Article below on how to repair your installation.
If this does not solve the problem, open your installation directory and double click on file
to open Addin Manager. Uncheck the box next to AWR Scripting IDE. Start a session of AWRDE. Return to installation directory and double click on file
to open Addin Manager. Check the box next to AWR Scripting IDE. Start another session of AWRDE.
How to Repair the AWRDE Installation
There are two primary ways to repair your installation:
Method 1 - Using the Add/Remove Programs utility.
You can also use the original installation for repair purposes.
To do this:
Go to your Control Panel and double click on Add or Remove Programs.
Click on the AWRDE Installation you wish to repair, when you click on it , you will see more options.
Click on the link that says Click here for support information to open a new dialog.
Click on the Repair button.
Method 2 - Using the
If you have the original
file that was used to install the software, you can use it to repair your installation.
To do this:
Double click on the
You will get an option to Repair or Remove your installation, choose Repair , and click Finish.