This Information Applies To: Agilent OpenLab ChemStation Software - Standalone Workstation
The following error messages are generated when the start method or sequence defined in the ChemStation.ini file is missing or invalid. The full error message reads one of the following:
Typically, the error is followed by a "File System Initialization failed" error message.
The software loads the last method and sequence used every time it is started. This information is stored in the ChemStation.ini file. If any of the method or sequence files are not found, the error is shown during the software initialization.
Steps to Follow
|Tips: Hidden items will need to be enabled from the File Explorer View menu in order to see ProgramData|
Figure 1: ChemStation.ini file for a ChemStation C.01.07 version opened with a text editing software.
Figure 2: ChemStation.ini file for a ChemStation C.01.10 (Update 4) version opened with a text editing software.
|Tips: Using the default files is always recommended.|
If this article does not solve your issue, please contact your local Agilent Support representative. If you encounter other error messages that prevent ChemStation from starting, you might try out the following article for basic troubleshooting.
Learn how to effectively operate your Agilent OpenLab CDS Software:
Agilent CDS Software user manual on Agilent.com