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Registered: ‎07-30-2019

ERROR:iMPACT - This function requires that a target is opened first

ERROR:iMPACT - This function requires that a target is opened first:
---> I cannot get iMPACT to detect my usb(a-b) cable. When I attempt to use the cable detection tools (cable auto-connect, advanced cable set-up etc.) built into the software I receive the above error. 

I am programming a flash on a 3UVPX card using a test stand. I have 2 identical test stands, and this Platform Cable USB II device and cable work perfectly on the other test stand. For some reason I can't make the software detect the cable on this one. 

I have searched through every bit of online methods to solve this problem. I have checked all of the resource forums on the Xilinx website. No luck...

I tried deleting all the Xilinx files and replacing them with copies from the functioning test stand. Uninstalling and reinstalling the software. No success. 

Can you please advise about this problem?

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Registered: ‎06-05-2013

If one is working and other is failed to detect then cable drivers and OS platform seems to be good.
Quick check for failing board:
--Have you checked the power rails?
--Is this the same board https://www.xilinx.com/products/boards-and-kits/1-2atxp9.html? Or Different one?
--You are unable to detect this board since time 0?
-- Try to reduce frequency to the lowest value and see Impact can detect this board.

-Harshit
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