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kasman_meng November 20, 2011 01:55

CFX 13 error on windows 7, 64 bit
Hello to everybody after a while,

I am trying to install ANSYS CFX 13.0 on my windows 7, x64 laptop but I have met the following problems:

When uncompressing the files and then try to make the installation, I get a message that says that the program will be terminated.

When going directly from the zip file, the installation is normal, but when trying to launch CFx I get a message that says something about fatal error, and unicode conversion malfunction. I have deactivated my UAC and installed CFx on both directories, program files and program files(x86)

Has anybody met such difficulty or has any idea about what's going wrong?

ps. I downloaded my software from ansys customer portal,

I would really appreciate any help.

Kind regards

ghorrocks November 20, 2011 06:09

Did you check the MD5 of your download? The portal has the MD5 sums for all downloads so you can check you downloaded it correctly.

I have had dud installations previously from failed downloads which looked OK. The only way to be sure is to check the MD5.

kasman_meng November 20, 2011 09:46

To be honest I do not really know what MD5 is. Could you quite enlighten me? Where can I check this from on the download site?

ghorrocks November 20, 2011 17:52

If you don't know then google it.

MD5 is built in for Linux I think. Here is a windows/DOS implementation of it:

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