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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 […]

ASReml license installation, wanting to use R

Yes you can, you just need to save the asreml.lic file in either of the following locations: C:\program files\common files\vsn international\licenses Or C:\Program Files\R\R-2.6.1\bin

Software not working, license key is saved but asking to register for a key

The problem that you are experiencing is due to ASReml/GenStat not being able to find the license key.  There are a few reasons why this is happening so please could you check the following: 1. The license key has been saved into either of the following locations: C:\Program Files\Common Files\VSNInternational\Licenses C:\Program Files\<softare […]

License register dialogue box not appearing

Please delete all .lic files which are located in your ASReml/GenStat directory.  Once these license files have been deleted it should bring up the dialogue box to allow you to register for a key when opening the software.  The main reason that the dialogue box was not appearing before, was because ASReml/GenStat […]

GenStat Discovery/Teaching license error, can not install on Vista or Windows 7

Both the Teaching and Discovery editions try to install the license into the Bin directory. On Windows Vista and Windows 7 this should be handled by the Virtual Store when UAC is switched on. This appears to work for GenStat 12 which installs the license to the Common Files directory. The […]

ASReml R not running on 64 bit machine

In this case the license wants to be put in: C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\VSN International\Licenses instead of: C:\Program Files\Common Files\VSN International\Licenses

“Feature transfer error: -1633”, “This installation package can not be dealt with by the processor”

This error usually occurs if you try to install a 64-bit version of ASReml on a 32-bit PC. I would suggest that you try downloading the 32-bit version of ASReml from our website at http://www.vsni.co.uk/downloads/asreml/ and try installing this version.

Installation error, error while loading shared libraries: libXm.so.3 – part 1

The error that you are receiving suggests that there is no libXm.so.3 file.  The library you require is part of openmotif. You might be able to use the command yum to install it: “yum install openmotif”, alternatively you can download an rpm and install from that. Please go to http://rpm.pbone.net and […]

“Error – 1663 this installation package is not supported by this processor type”

This error usually occurs if you try to install a 64-bit version of ASReml on a 32-bit PC. I would suggest that you try downloading the 32-bit version of ASReml from our website at http://www.vsni.co.uk/downloads/asreml/ and try installing this version.

Installation error: error while loading shared libraries: libXm.so.3 – part 2

ASReml is not finding libXm.so.3 because it is not on one of the standard search paths. As always, there are a number of possible solutions: First locate libXm.so.3. It is quite possibly in /opt/openmotif/usr/lib. If you cannot find it you will have to use find, and alter my suggestions below appropriately: […]