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MassLynx gives the error "The file .EXP could not be opened. Check the file exists and is not read only" when trying to start a run - WKB99748

Article number: 99748

SYMPTOMS

  • Run will not start
  • "The file .EXP could not be opened. Check the file exists and is not read only" error appears

ENVIRONMENT

  • MassLynx

CAUSE

Either no method was entered in the MS Method column or the MS Method (.exp) being used was deleted or renamed.

FIX or WORKAROUND

  1. Ensure that the MS Method column is showing on your sample list.
  2. Ensure that a method is in the MS Method column for each sample.
  3. The MS Method should be saved in the same project that you are currently running sample in.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

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