Windows settings for numeric symbols can cause issues when running Hevacomp. This can manifest itself in the following error messages running the software:
and even the following licensing error:These symbols are used as numerical operators by the software, so they must be defined as described below.
The numerical format is defined in the Regional and Language options in your Windows settings. Please note that this document deals with Windows 7 but similar methods are available in Windows 8, Vista and XP.
Please ensure that these settings are exactly as in the above image, particularly:
Additionally, if customized clocks for differing time-zones have been enabled then these may need to be removed. Please check the settings for Additional Clocks, within the Date and Time menu, as below:
See also Error writing to disk