I have some difficulties in installing cvf on my new purchaced notebook. my operating system is vista home premuim with vista service pack 1. despite problems which i have, some of my friends successfuly instaled the software. when the installation progress reachs 96%, and error window ocuures."setup wa unable to create 'compaq visual fortran 6'. please create a folder named ' compaq visual fortran 6' in the start menu programs folder and retry the installation. if the problem persists, contact compaq computer corp'. what should I do?
I reaalu need this software for my projects.
last but not least, my friends installed service pack 1 manually on their system but my vista originally contains the service pack 1,
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I have successfully installed PGI visual fortran on my Laptop with the OS Win7 64bit Ultimate,and finally I have found how to build and execute programe on it.You can try PGI visual fortran.
Here is what I did. Open the DVD (right click and select Open), and then open the X86 folder. Run the Setup.exe file from there and it should install and work fine. I had an error during install near the end, but it seems to have done no harm. I compiled one of my old Fortran apps and it works fine.
I had the same problem, to solve it I repeat the installation and when the message "Setup was unable to create the program folder" I went to installation directory "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio" and I made a copy of the whole directory to another location in my hard drive. Then I back to installation screen and I accepted the message box. As it was expected original installation folder disappeared. I restored installation folder from the copy I had made previously. At last I created a short cut to "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio\Common\MSDEV98\BIN\DFDEV.EXE" and started Visual Fortran from this shell without any problem. I hope this tip could be useful, regards. tbeltran
Same error here. Compaq Visual Fortran 6.5/6.6. I think is a problem related to Windows XP SP3.
- Solution: Re-install Windows XP SP3 (integrated). Right after installation (no reboot) run the CVF installer. It will work. Then do normall installation stuff. If you have Windows XP SP2 you won't have any problem. Hope it helps.
Couldn't find ANY solution with SP3 installed before CVF installation.
This can happen due to corrupt installation disc. Please ask for a exchange with your vendor. Incase of a pirated disc, I would suggest , Please refrain from using pirated disc as it will damage your PC. Please rate me appropriately if you are satisfied with my answer,in case, if you want any clarification please get back to me.
There could be a million reasons why it won't run, many of which you won't be able to do anything about.
That said, perhaps turning off the UAC security, defining another user as an administrator, and trying to run Fortran might help. At least you won't be running into the whole "run as administrator" nightmare.
But, here's another thought...
If you're machine is powerful enough, maybe you could use Virtual PC or VMWare to build an XP machine where it will run.
(I cut my programming teeth on Fortran, a looong time ago!)