IBM BPM Process Designer blank screen solved

6 Oct , 2014  

When running BPM Process Designer, it will going blank in Windows 8. Here are the solutions :

1. Go to the directory where Process Designer is installed and find the javaw.exe file.
For me this directory is:

2. COPY the file javaw.exe to javawpd.exe. You will now have 2 copies of this file.
3. Now edit your eclipse.ini file. Mine is in C:\IBM\ProcessDesigner\v8.5

4. Find the line which reads:

and change to

and restart Process Designer.


10 Responses

  1. Johan Potgieter says:

    thanks. Worked, but wtf????? what caused the error. struggled 2 days with this.

  2. Venkat R says:

    Thanks for the fix. This seems to be when having multiple similar client tools installed, process name clashes in the background causing this problem. I guess they uses javaw.exe for eclipse like tools. If we use unique name, it works.

  3. Nigel T. Crowther says:

    Thanks a lot. It works for me too. Spent the whole morning trying to figure this out!

  4. Prabha says:

    Thank you very much. It worked like a magic, after a struggle for two days trying everything else.

  5. SolMike says:

    Thank you very much. It works! (PD 8.5.5, Win 7, IE 11)

  6. Raju says:

    Thanks a lot. I was struggling for the entire day and finally found this useful.

  7. Neelmani says:

    Worked for me too. thanks !

  8. AAR says:

    Thanks that worked for me, Windows 7 KVM, IE 11 and BPM 5.5.5

  9. vamshi says:

    it didnt work for me.when i COPY the file javaw.exe to javawpd.exe it is showing error that file doesnt exist

  10. Alejandro says:

    This worked, after infinite web surfing: SUPER!

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