DB2 GUI tools JAVA splash screen starts to open and then disappears
When trying to open one of supplied DB2 GUI tools the Java splash screen starts to open and then disappears.
DB2 GUI tools not opening
Corrupted *.prf files
Windows operating systems
Resolving the problem
Rename the following *.prf files to *.prf.backup and start the GUI tool again.
The *.prf files are located under:
For DB2 V8.x and 9.1:
On Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and higher:
NOTE: By default the ProgramData folder is hidden.
All other Windows Versions:
\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\IBM\DB2\<DB2COPY>\<instance name>
NOTE: By default the Application Data folder is hidden.
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