I can't open Eagle, it stucked in the "Initializing..." stage

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Solution 1: Install/ Reinstall .NET Framework

.NET Framework package is required to run Eagle, the reason for the issue could be that your device does not have .NET Framework installed. You can reinstall to see if the issue can be fixed. Please refer to links below:

  1. Download .NET Framework 4.5.2 (For Windows 7)
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42642
  2. Download .NET Framework 4.8 (For Windows 10)
    https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=2088631
Note: If your computer has already installed .NET Framework, please try to download .NET Framework Repair Tool and try to fix the possible problems.

Solution 2: Modify user permission

The reason may be related to the user permission setting. We need to modify the registry, please see the following:

  1. Click on the Start menu in the bottom left corner, search for "Regedit".
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  3. Click "Regedit" to run Windows registry.
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  5. Go to the specific directory to modify value EnableLUA
    Find the directory on the left and open directories in the following order:   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Policies > System or alternatively, you can  directly input Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System in the path column.
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  7. Modify the EnableLUA value.
    Find the EnableLUA item in the list, double click on the item and change the value from 1 to 0, then reboot the device, re-open Eagle to see if the problem has been solved.

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Solution 3: The Environment Variables has been modified

If the Environment Variables of your device has been modified, it could also cause Eagle to stuck in the launching session. In this case, you can try the following steps to restore the Environment Variables to default settings:

  1. Open the file manager, right-click on "This PC", then select "Properties"I can't open Eagle, it stucked in the "Initializing..." stage - Knowledge Base | Eagle App
  2. Click "Advanced system settings" on the leftI can't open Eagle, it stucked in the "Initializing..." stage - Knowledge Base | Eagle App
  3. Select  Environment VariablesI can't open Eagle, it stucked in the "Initializing..." stage - Knowledge Base | Eagle App
  4. Check the menu on the above, see if the"TEMP", "TMP" variables are default.I can't open Eagle, it stucked in the "Initializing..." stage - Knowledge Base | Eagle App
  5. If not, please select the variable and click "Edit"
  6. Modify the Variable value to %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp” (%USERPROFILE% means the root directory of the current  user's profile.)I can't open Eagle, it stucked in the "Initializing..." stage - Knowledge Base | Eagle App
  7. Save and reopen the Application.

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