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chinna kumar
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Hi Friends,
i have been using Eclipse since 6 months. i never had any problem in the past. but now when i try to start it says " problem in startup check the log".
And the following is the error log from the .meta directory....
cud anyone help me out!!!

!SESSION ----------------------------------------------------------------------
!ENTRY org.eclipse.core.launcher 4 0 Dec 30, 2004 11:33:17.414
!MESSAGE Exception launching the Eclipse Platform:
at org.eclipse.core.internal.plugins.RegistryLoader.processManifestFile(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.plugins.RegistryLoader.processPluginPathFile(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.plugins.RegistryLoader.processPluginPathEntry(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.plugins.RegistryLoader.processManifestFiles(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.plugins.RegistryLoader.parseRegistry(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.plugins.RegistryLoader.parseRegistry(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.InternalPlatform.parsePlugins(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.InternalPlatform.loadRegistry(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.runtime.InternalPlatform.loaderStartup(
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(
at org.eclipse.core.internal.boot.InternalBootLoader.startup(
Damanjit Kaur
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It seems to be some problem relating to some file in C:\eclipse\configuration\org.eclipse.osgi\manifests directory.

To fix the problem you can delete this directoy or even the whole configuration directory so when u start eclipse again this directory will again be created and perhaps you will have to import all your existing projects from workspace directory and then re-configure the settings in eclipse for project class path etc.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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