Caedium v5.0.0 on Windows fails to solve after update from v4

I updated Caedium (Windows 7 64-bit) release from v4 to v5 and found that I could not run a simulation. The error read:

Warning:
volume [www.8780.5] RANS Flow: Failed
Unexpected process exit.
The system cannot find the path specified

Any ideas?

Edit: Caedium 5.1 resets the MPI preference automatically.

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MPI preference needs reset

I'm assuming you installed all the available options, i.e., MPI and Professional. For more details see "What is the Windows installation process?".

I think the problem is that the location of a crucial file has changed in v5. To fix it:

  1. Select the File Toolbar and click Preferences
  2. In the Properties Panel, select Application->MPI
  3. Right click on the MPI property and select Reset

The new MPI default should be:
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft HPC Pack 2012\Bin\mpiexec"
You may need to edit this location if you installed Caedium to a non-default location.

Now try running your simulation again.

That worked

That worked. After I reset the preference the simulation ran fine.

Caedium v5.1 resets the Windows MPI preference

Caedium v5.1 resets the Windows MPI preference automatically.

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