Rajeshwari Jadhav
Ansys Employee

Hi Yusuf,

Go to C:\Program Files\ANSYS Inc\Shared Files\Licensing directory, copy the ansyslmd.ini file to the desktop location.

Open the ansyslmd.ini file using Notepad and add the following lines –








Once you add the lines, click Save As > ensure that the save as file type is ‘all files’.

Once the file is saved, please replace the old ansyslmd.ini file using the newly created one.


Also set the following Environment Variable –

Go to START > ‘Edit the System Environment Variables’ > click Environment Variables.


Under the System Variables, please click NEW and create a new variable.


Variable Name – FLEXLM_TIMEOUT

Variable Value – 50000000


Save it.


  • Config File Reset -


Now open a file explorer and type %appdata% in the address bar.

Locate the Ansys folder and rename it to Ansys.old.


Now try launching Workbench application to see if it loads without any issue.