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Empower Error 42: The operation is not allowed at this time, or with the GC in its current state - WKB1116

Article number: 1116

SYMPTOMS

When running GC 7890B or 7890A  with Post Run selected in Oven tab of processing method,  instrument failure occurs at the end of the injection before loading the next injection.

ENVIRONMENT

  • Empower
  • Agilent 7890B
  • Agilent 7890A

CAUSE

Post Run, when selected, causes the sample set to stop.

FIX or WORKAROUND

Deselect Post Run in Oven tab of Instrument Method.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Work-around: In order for a post run temperature program to take effect, you must add the program to the temperature ramps table and extend the run time appropriately.
  • The error 40: SubscribeToData was also reported where Post Run is in use.

  • This issue has also been reported with G1888A and 7890 configuration

 

Refer to PCS 54590 for 7890B and PCS 54944 for 7890A

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