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ERROR - Attempt to populate the CVD 'license_files' directory...
Authored by Caleb Scharf October 30th, 2021 1806 views 0 likes KB1070348
When installing the Ansys License Manager at the end of the installer you receive this error in the detailed installation log.
...WARNING: Attempt to populate the CVD 'license_files' directory did not find a legacy ANSYS license file at the following location:
C:\Program Files\ANSYS Inc\Shared Files\Licensing\license.dat
Software & Version
Ansys License Manager 2021 R2
*This example was taken from this version, but is not necessary limited to this version unless otherwise noted in the description.
This can be caused by not running the installer as administrator, not extracting the package before running the install, or both.
- First, Uninstall the software.
- Next, Reinstall the software ensuring your first extract the zip file and that you right click and run the setup file as an Administrator.