Windows 8 Compatibility Issues

Written by ironcore | July 8, 2015

If you are a Windows 8 user and you are having trouble getting HEC-RAS Version 5.0 beta to work, Window’s Program Compatibility Troubleshooter may solve the problem.  Problems usually arise when pressing the compute button.  One common message that pops up is “Error starting process.
Steady file not found.”  The Program Compatibility Troubleshooter will fix this.

In Windows 8, you can get to the Program Compatibility Troubleshooter and learn how to use it for HEC-RAS by following the instructions here:


  1. Anonymous

    on September 1, 2015

    Anyone test Windows 10 yet?

  2. Anonymous

    on September 16, 2015

    I want to know as well if it has been tested with Windows 10 as well.

  3. Chris Goodell

    on September 17, 2015

    HEC-RAS 5.0 is not being tested with Windows 10.

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