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energyplus zip window

asked 2019-01-16 06:45:13 -0500

ngkhanh gravatar image

updated 2019-01-16 08:03:55 -0500

I try to run Energyplus directly from extracted zip folder (9.0.1 for window x86_x64 downloaded from It shows the error with *.ocx file when i click to EP-lauch.exe app. I really like the portable install so please let me know how to get EP zip install run. Thank

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It would be helpful if you posted the exact error message you see.

shorowit gravatar image shorowit  ( 2019-01-16 11:20:54 -0500 )edit


It seems EP zip install doesn't have the same register for support file at /temp file

ngkhanh gravatar image ngkhanh  ( 2019-01-16 16:56:24 -0500 )edit

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answered 2019-01-18 09:19:48 -0500

You mean the zip file that is available on the GitHub release page. That is not an installer. It's just an archival zip of the components. For EP-Launch, IDF Editor, and other windows applications to work properly, you must use the *Windowsx86_64.exe installer which is what the Windows (x64) button links to on the download page.

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Would be very happy if could use them without installation

ngkhanh gravatar image ngkhanh  ( 2019-01-19 20:02:37 -0500 )edit

You would then need to register some OCX (and other) files by hand.

JasonGlazer gravatar image JasonGlazer  ( 2019-01-21 07:22:19 -0500 )edit

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