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amindehghanian
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Pinned topic Installing purify

‏2012-02-29T20:57:26Z |
Hi,

I have installed rational purify, and I also imported the licence file successfully.

In addition, I considered the points mentioned about environmental variables mentioned in this page:

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=192087

But, when I click on purify icon, nothing shows up (purify would not be launched)!!

Do, I need to install anything like "License Server"?

Furthermore, when I go through the following process:

1. Open the IBM Rational License Key Administrator from the Windows
Start menu
2. Settings -> License Usage Mapper
3. The "License Usage Mapper" dialog will be displayed. In the
Installed Products
list on the left, nothing is shown!!
It means I have not installed anything!!!

Your help would be greatly appreciated!
Amin
Updated on 2012-03-01T18:12:49Z at 2012-03-01T18:12:49Z by SystemAdmin
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: Installing purify

    ‏2012-02-29T21:45:14Z  in response to amindehghanian
    Hi Amin,

    >
    > But, when I click on purify icon, nothing shows up (purify
    > would not be launched)!!
    >

    1. What version of Purify are you using? Is this a trial copy
    or a purchased copy?
    2. Are you on 64-bit Windows 7 by any chance?
    3. Are you using remote desktop to access the box where Purify
    is installed?

    >
    > Installed Products list on the left, nothing is shown!!
    >

    Don't worry about this. I can't say exactly when this list gets
    populated, but I've seen cases where you have to start Purify
    before it shows up in the list. In any case, this probably is
    NOT the cause of the Purify window not showing up.

    Regards,
    Don
    • amindehghanian
      amindehghanian
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      Re: Installing purify

      ‏2012-02-29T22:18:36Z  in response to SystemAdmin
      Thanks Don for your quick response.
      1. I installed :
      IBM Rational PurifyPlus for Windows V6.16 English Japanese eAssembly

      which is freely available in academic initiative program.
      2. My windows is 32-bit
      3. I am not using remote access

      Thanks again,
      Amin
      • SystemAdmin
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        Re: Installing purify

        ‏2012-02-29T22:24:26Z  in response to amindehghanian
        Hi Amin,

        Note that version 6.16 is rather old (released in October 2006),
        and may not support newer operating systems or newer versions of
        Visual Studio, etc. You indicate that you are using a 32-bit
        version of Windows. That's good, but what Windows OS is it? The
        6.16 version of PurifyPlus supported:

        • Microsoft Windows XP Professional, No Service Pack, Service Pack 1, 2
        • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Service Pack 2, 3, 4
        • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, Service Pack 2, 3, 4
        • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server, Service Pack 2, 3, 4
        • Microsoft Server 2003 Standard Edition, No Service Pack, Service Pack 1
        • Microsoft Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, No Service Pack, Service Pack 1
        • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, Service Pack 6a + SRP

        Are you using one of those?
        Don
        • amindehghanian
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          Re: Installing purify

          ‏2012-02-29T22:33:46Z  in response to SystemAdmin
          Thanks for you quick answers again!

          Sorry, I forgot it!

          My OS is Windows 7 ultimate!
          The version version 6.16 was only version I could download from IBM website.

          Can I download a newer version according to academic initiative program?

          Thanks,
          Amin
          • SystemAdmin
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            Re: Installing purify

            ‏2012-02-29T22:43:07Z  in response to amindehghanian
            Hi Amin,

            Unfortunately, you need PurifyPlus version 7.0.1 iFix 001
            or higher in order to run on Windows 7 Ultimate and that
            version is not available through the Academic Initiative
            Program.

            There is a trial copy of PurifyPlus 7.0.1 iFix 001 that is
            available for download, BUT this version has limited
            functionality. For example, Purify may report a memory
            leak, but it won't give you enough details for you to track
            down the leak. However, for academic purposes, this version
            might be sufficient. You can grab a copy here:

            http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/downloads/r/rpp/

            Best regards,
            Don

            P.S. No license is required to use the trial software.
            • amindehghanian
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              Re: Installing purify

              ‏2012-03-01T00:13:19Z  in response to SystemAdmin
              Thanks Don!

              I installed it!
              Unfortunately, it has very limited features.
              Actually, it just says there is a memory leakage, nothing more :(
              Is there anyway I can just check a specific part of my code with this trial version?

              Thanks,
              Amin
              • SystemAdmin
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                Re: Installing purify

                ‏2012-03-01T18:12:49Z  in response to amindehghanian
                Hi Amin,

                >
                > Is there anyway I can just check a specific part of
                > my code with this trial version?
                >

                Nope, sorry.

                If purchasing a copy of Purify (roughly $800) is out
                of the question, your best bet is to find yourself a
                Windows XP machine where you can install the 6.16
                version of PurifyPlus for Windows that you have. If
                you choose to do this, just be sure you've built your
                application using a supported version of Microsoft
                Visual Studio. The 6.16 version of Purify supported
                up to Visual Studio 2003.

                Regards,
                Don
      • amindehghanian
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        Re: Installing purify

        ‏2012-02-29T22:29:56Z  in response to amindehghanian
        One more point,

        Actually, it was showing up, but the problem was that I got the error that pureWQ.dll not found.

        So, I went to the environmental variable PATH, and I set it to the associated directory "C:\Program Files\Rational\Common".

        After this, it has not shown up at all.

        Right now, even if I remove "C:\Program Files\Rational\Common" from PATH, it does not show up!

        I also re-installed it several times, and nothing was solved!

        Thanks,
        Amin