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What’s new in ASReml 4

The main development is the introduction of an alternative functional method of associating variance structures with random model terms and the residual, akin to that used in ASReml-R, as an alternative to the former structural method, where the variance models were specified separately from the model terms. Using the functional specification, […]

Installing the CycDesigN GenStat AddIn

The CycDesigN AddIn for GenStat is downloaded as a zip file. The files contained in the zip file MUST be extracted prior to installing the AddIn. Next, locate the GenStatAddIns folder – for your User profile. You can do this by simply selecting Tools | Options from the GenStat Menu bar. […]

ASReml 3 Linux installation and license key procedure

ASReml v3.00 Installation Notes ——————————- Platform: Intel x86 or AMD 32-bit based PC Operating System: Linux (32-bit) Limits: Max Workspace = 2000Mb Features: Interactive Graphics with hardcopy options EPS, WMF, JPG, HPGL, HPGL2, BMP, WPM Note this implementation produced under Red Hat Fedora Core 10, should be suitable for other similar […]

ASRemlW, error message – file is already open or cannot be accessed

ASRemlW opening more than once or error messages saying the file is already open or cannot be accessed, the first thing to check is the Tools|Options menu. For “Location of ASReml program file” it should say C:\Program Files\……\ASReml.exe.  In this example it is wrong, because it says ASRemlW.exe. Changing it to […]

‘Install License’ button does not appear on pop up screen

Please download the current version from our website, if you have a fully paid annual rental license or support and maintenance contract.  This version will then have a ‘Install License’ button for you to install the license key.

Installation error, Error reading setup initialization file

Thank you for your email regarding your installation error message.  The error message that you are getting suggests that the file has not fully downloaded.  Please uninstall and try again and please check the size of the downloaded setup file which is opn the download page. If you are using Internet […]

Error message 1607:unable to install InstallShield scripting runtime

The error you are experiencing is within the InstallShield installation software we use to install GenStat. You can find the solution to your problem in their knowledge base article Q108340:

Silent installation, network option

You can do a silent install selecting the network option by creating a response file for the installation using the setup.exe file. You can create a response file for the installation by using the command Setup -r This will run through a setup recording your response at each step where you […]

Once WinASReml is installed, unable to run examples

The problem you are experiencing can sometimes occur if you do not have write permission to the folder containing the example programs. What I would suggest that you do is copy the folder containing the examples to location on your PC where you have write access (for example, in the folder […]

Error 1324. The path my documents contains an invalid character

The error you are getting is from Windows Installer and may occur if you try to install other software. There are several reasons why this may occur and is dependant on the version of Windows that you are running. I would suggest you take a look at the following articles from […]