GAUSSX v10 Installation

GAUSSX v10 Installation


GAUSSX is distributed as a zip file. Unzip the file in a temporary folder, and then execute the file SETUP.EXE. The GAUSSX program files are extracted and compiled by GAUSS during the Set-Up process.

Note: If you are installing GAUSSX v10 on a Windows 7 computer, you must have administrator privileges to install and run GAUSSX. Otherwise, you will receive Error Number: 5 / Error in sub Register.RegGetVal To resolve this issue, please do the following:

    1. Uninstall GAUSSX 10 for Windows

    2. Reinstall GAUSSX 10 for Windows (right click on the installation file and select 'Run as Administrator')

    3. Enter the GAUSSX license key provided

    4. Try again


GAUSSX is distributed as a zip file. Unzip the file to the GAUSS folder,- note that the /SRC folder and the /LIB folders already exist, so don't replace them. The files should then be compiled under GAUSS by issuing the following command from the Gauss folder:

    tgauss gsx/gaussx.cpl

GAUSSX v10 Troubleshooting

Using the GAUSSX Editor:

If you need to use GsxEdit, there are 4 files that the following applies to:





These 4 files should appear both in windows/system32 and windows/syswow64. They should be registered in the syswow64 folder. Please do the following:

    1.Click on the Start button

    2.Locate the Command Prompt menu item (located under 'Accessories' under All Programs)

    3.Right click on Command Prompt

    4.On the pop-up right click context menu, select “Run as Administrator”

    5. From the prompt:

       cd c:\windows\syswow64

       regsvr32 comdlg32.ocx

       regsvr32 emedit32.ocx

       regsvr32 tabctrl32.ocx

       regsvr32 threed32.ocx