To whom it may concern,
 
I have been unable to optimize circuits in QUCS. I am running on windows XP. I have read where others have solved this problem by adding the qucs/bin directory to the PATH environment variable. I am not real computer literate and do not know what this means and how to fix the problem. Can you send more detail? Following is the QUCS message I receive:
 
Thanks Bill Johnson
 
Output:
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Starting new simulation on Sun 13. Apr 2008 at 18:15:10
 
creating netlist... done.
 
ASCO-0.4.6 - Copyright (c) 1999-2007 Joao Ramos
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
 
INFO:  Qucs initialization on 'bill-z5obgmlpf3'
INFO:  Initialization has finished without errors on 'bill-z5obgmlpf3'
INFO:  Current directory on 'bill-z5obgmlpf3': C:\Documents and Settings\Bill Johnson\.qucs
 
                         PRESS CTRL-C TO ABORT
 
INFO:  Starting global optimizer on 'bill-z5obgmlpf3'...
auxfunc_measurefromlis.c - ProcessOutputFile -- Cannot open output file: bill-z5obgmlpf3.dat
 
Errors occurred during simulation on Sun 13. Apr 2008 at 18:15:10
Aborted. 
 

Errors:
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'qucsator' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.




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