Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Error after updating Android's ADT 22 plug-in on Eclipse

After updating to the latest ADT version on Eclipse Juno, Windows 7, I got the following error:
Error Loading the SDK:

Error: Error parsing the sdk.
Failed to create C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk\build-tools

Solution: To my best of understanding the ADT plugin is trying to change files in location the current user can't. I'm sure there are better solutions, but this is the quickest:
1. Go to folder 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\'
2. Right click on 'android-sdk' => 'Properties' => 'Security'
3. Click on 'Users' and then 'Edit', and add 'Full Control' and hit 'OK'

After Windows finish changing the permissions, restart Eclipse.


GK(A Cool Guy) said...

sagi... from where you do the ADT-22 bundle zip package??

Sagi said...

@GK - Eclipse: "Help" -> "Check for updates"

geekygeniusgg said...

Works like a charm. I had to change the permissions for the current user for it to work. Thanks!

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