GENERAL: WINDOWS 8 and WINDOWS 10 compatibility
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Older versions of the Keil tools act odd when using Windows 8.x or Windows 10.
The Keil tools either do not start or behave strangely.
Windows 8 was released in October 2012, and Windows 10 in July 2015.
Before releasing a Keil µVision update, we test that update against the current Window OSs of the time. Versions of Keil µVision released after those Windows' release dates were tested with no reported issues. Versions of Keil µVision from before those Windows' release dates were not tested for full compatibility.
Older versions of the Keil tools may act odd, e.g. not start or may behave strangely, if used on a Windows OS different than the ones Keil Support initially tested with.
To resolve these odd issues, there are 3 possible solutions:
Note for Windows 10 Build 1803 second Quarter 2019 Arm Compiler 6 (ARMCLANG) users:, please use version 6.10.1 or later. See ARMCLANG: Error: Failed to checkout a license (ARM Compiler 6 + Win10) for details.
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