Created On:  12 January 2012

Problem:

After installing Visual Cobol for Eclipse update 2 the following error is shown when opening Visual COBOL for Eclipse:

An internal error occurred during: "Initializing Java Tooling".

Resolution:

To resolve this specify another Eclipse workspace location when Eclipse starts up, this should help as old settings contained within the old/original workspace could have interferred with the new update 2, once you are up and running with the new workspace in Eclipse, try reopen Eclipse but use the old workspace this time, it should be able to read the old workspace and you are back to normal.