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C++ IDE code editor structure windows is blank on Windows 10 machine - workaround

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Several developers reporting an issue where the C++Builder IDE code editor structure window was blank after they upgraded their Windows machine to Windows 10. The issue is reproducible on these scenarios:

  • The user has a machine with a Windows version lower than Windows 10 (Windows 8.1, 8, 7,...)
  • The user has RAD Studio installed (all versions are affected)
  • The user upgrades to Windows 10

In our R&D testing, we have reproduced the issue on 2 machines after upgrading to Windows 10

  • Windows 7-32 bit with XE8 Update 1 installed
  • Windows 8.1-64 bit with XE9 23.0.20488.2497.1 installed

Once the upgrade to Windows 10 has finished, the structure pane for C++ applications is blank.

Microsoft has noted the issue with J# 2.0 on Windows 10. The workaround is:

  1. Uninstall the Microsoft Visual J# 2.0 Redistributable Package
  2. As the uninstaller is broken, you must enter into the registry and delete all the entries with 'J#'
  3. Reboot the machine
  4. Install the Microsoft Visual J# 2.0 Redistributable Package:
    • 32bit: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=4712
    • 64bit: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=15468
  5. Reboot the machine


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Comments

  • Isaac C59878
    Isaac C59878 Friday, 23 February 2018

    Didn't work for me. Installed RAD Studio 10.2.2 Tokyo on Windows 7 PC and have blank Structure window. Uninstalled J# 2.0, removed registry entries, restarted, installed J# 2.0 redistributable, restart. Still blank.

  • Vassiliki T56114
    Vassiliki T56114 Monday, 8 January 2018

    Thank you! The article was very useful to me.

  • GeoffGrime
    GeoffGrime Wednesday, 16 September 2015

    VERY useful. Many thanks for this obscure bit of workround which got me out of a (blank) hole in XE4.

  • gad L7786
    gad L7786 Saturday, 15 August 2015

    Can you please consider recording the J# bits into Delphi. We all know this is legacy from previous times where .NET was considered a viable option but nowadays (luckily) Emba is focused on pure native development and the dependency on J# is not very acceptable any more.

    I can live with the .NET 3.5 dependency for the msbuild tool but J# is not something I can easily understand.

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