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3445935 - After upgrade to SAP BO 4.3, the Information Design Tool is not Launching and throwing an error


  • On start-up, Information Design Tool ( IDT ) displays error dialog box "Invalid Configuration Location" with text:
  • The configuration area at 'C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP BusinessObjects\config\.businessobjects\biomodeler_14\config' could not be created.Please choose a writable location  using the '-configuration' command line option.
  • Other Client tools are working fine, 



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.3 x
  • Information Design Tool/Client Tools
  • All supported Windows operating system.


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


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