Studio 7 EDBG no longer recognized after installing IAREWARM

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Short form:

 

What's the right recipe to get my Windows system to recognize the Xplained PRO boards via the EDBG interface?

 

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This morning, I installed Atmel Studio 7 on my new Intel NUC (quad core i5, 32 G DDR4, 1TB SSD) and life was great: things compiled very quickly.  My various Xplained PRO boards showed up when I plugged them in.

 

Then I made the mistake of installing IAR Embedded Workbench: things also compiled quickly under IAR, but when I switched back to AS7, the system no longer recognized the EDBG USB interface to my Xplained PRO boards.

 

Following the advice of other threads here, I did a complete uninstall of AS7 (and other Atmel packages) and a fresh download / install.  But still no luck: the Xplained PRO board still don't show up, and the device manager doesn't report any new USB devices when I plug them in. 

 

I suspect the IAR drivers are somehow shadowing things.  For example, a search for "edbg" on C: shows two edbg_fw.zip files: one in C:\Program Files (x86)\Atmel\Studio\7.0\tools\EDBG and the other in C:\Program Files (x86)\IAR Systems\Embedded Workbench 8.3\arm\drivers\CMSIS-DAP.

 

What's the right fix?  (And is is possible to have AS7 and IAR co-exist?)

 

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I did two things and the system now recognizes my EDBG devices:

 

1. I uninstalled IAR.  I notice that there's now only edbg_fw.zip file left on the system.

 

2. I made sure I was NOT using a power-only USB connector.  I'm embarrassed to say that there's a good chance this was my problem all along.  Let this serve as a warning to anyone else who might have this problem!  :P