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Climsoft Version 3.2

Marcellin HABIMANA
Climsoft Version 3.2
by Marcellin HABIMANA - 2 July 2015

Dear Climsoft users,

Hope this finds you well.

I just wanted to remind you that the latest version of climsoft is Version 3.2 and this is available at the link below: ,the installation guide can be accessed at this link: .You can watch  as well a video guide on  how to install climsoft at the link:

For further help, don't hesitate to come back to me.


Très cher(es) utilisateurs de Climsoft,

Je tiens à vous rappeler que la version récente de climsoft, Climsoft version 3.2, est disponible sur le lien:  ,de même le guide d'installation est accessible sur le lien: . Le guide vidéo d'installation climsoft est  aussi disponible et accessible sur le lien:

Pour plus d'information, n' hésiter pas à me contacter.


Mr. Marcellin HABIMANA | Climsoft Project Coordinator | World Meteorological Organization, Eastern and Southern Africa , Dagoretti Corner, Ngong Road | P O Box 1395 - 00606 Nairobi , KENYA | Tel : +254203877371 | Fax : +254203877373 | Mobile : +250788740275 , +245716980451 | E-mail : | Skype : mhabimana | web :




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Re: Climsoft Version 3.2
by Joan Mc Donald - 28 January 2017

Good afternoon Mr. Marcellin HABIMANA and Climsoft developers,

What could be the reason for this error (not able to configure Admin password) upon installation of version 3.2.1, downloaded from the website. I WAS TRYING TO SEND A SCREEN SHOT. If needs be I can do so at later date for clarification of question.


J. McDonald

Marcellin HABIMANA
Re: Climsoft Version 3.2
by Marcellin HABIMANA - 30 January 2017
Thanks Joan,

Kindly send a screenshot to enable us to diagnose the error.

With regards,


Picture of Samuel Machua
Re: Climsoft Version 3.2
by Samuel Machua - 30 January 2017

Dear Joan,

Thank you for sharing that problem with us.

The likely cause of that error is the installation of Climsoft by a user who is not a windows administrator. In that case the workgroup file (i.e. climsoft.mdw)  is copied in the user's profile folder rather that Windows system folder. If an unistallation is done the work group is not automatically deleted. The solution is to delete it manually.

Do the following steps:

  1. Uninstall Climsoft if the problem is still there
  2. Search for the file climsoft.mdw and remove it. It may be in more that one location. The possible locations are: 
C:\Users\[Windows User Login user]\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Windows\system32
C:\Users\[Windows User Login user]\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Windows\SysWOW64

When sure you have successfully delete them the repeat the installation process. 

Please let us know if you encounter further problems.

Kind regards


Leaving Long Acres Lusaka
Re: Climsoft Version 3.2
by Joan Mc Donald - 4 February 2017

Good night Samuel and the rest of the team.

I am attaching/sharing my progress today. One thing I forgot to mention is that I now used the installation files found online/this site. So I will discard my previous executable package. Is that fine?

Merci Beaucoup!

Joan Mc Donald

Above is the only option that worked


I clicked ' no' many times in order to continue

Then the upload continued



At Last!!!! I see great success.

I feel so relieved. It works