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CAD part does not load in mechanical

    • jrchang

      I can create an analysis workflow in Workbench, but when I try to edit my model in Mechanical, the Mechanical program displays a grey screen as shown in the attached picture. 

    • Gary Stofan
      Ansys Employee


      When I attempt to start Ansys Workbench, it produces "Permission Denied" script errors. The user may also describe the following symptoms: - Grey screen - Gray screen -Blank screen - Windows Panes appear to be split - Unable to import or attach any geometry files, even simple models that worked previously. - Plugin Error : Attach Failed for any model - Workbench stops responding (locks-up or freezes).

      Product Family: Workbench

      Product: ANSYS Workbench




      1. In the DM or Simulation Toolbar, Try:

      View > Windows > Reset Layout

      2. Reset all of the Workbench settings and preferences by renaming the following directory; 

      Rename the directory: 




      Note: You can easily get to the users Application Data directory by entering %APPDATA% in Windows Explorer or My Computer Address field.

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