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Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

(OP)
I am getting an error installing Abaqus 6.9 on my new laptop.  It uses Windows 7 Ultimate with 64-bit OS.  When I try to install the program (the documentation go on OK) I get:

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WARNING: Unexpected output from Abaqus executable findWinVer.exe.
ERROR: This computer's platform is Windows/x86-32 but the Abaqus release was
       built for Windows/x86-64.  Please install and execute the Abaqus release
       built for Windows/x86-32 to ensure compatibility between your system and
       Abaqus software.
Abaqus sysinfo execution exited with error(s).
Abaqus sysinfo failed.

It looks like from the WARNING message that the findWinVer program does not pick up the correct version of the Operating System.  Anyone else seen this and have a work around?

RE: Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

Talk to the folks at Simulia.  That's what they're there for.

RE: Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

You can check:
http://www.simulia.com/support/sup_systems_info.html

It seems that Windows 7 is listed as supported only for v6.9EF, but not for v6.9 , but probably you should check this aspect with the Abaqus Support.

 

RE: Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

(OP)
The problem was fixed with the aid of Abaqus support.  The fix was to use:
D:\setup -nosystemchecks
to install the program.

RE: Install v6.9 on Windows7, 64-bit

i think the upgrade to 6.9ef is free as long as you have the 6.9.x licence, as it can drive all 6.9 products. i am not sure though.

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