I was just given a Dell Poweredge R200 computer, a stand-alone module of what is supposed to be part of a cluster.
The OS on this computer is Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
Since it has two Xeon processors and 8 GB of RAM, it seems to be quite a good platform for me to be able to run large meshes on Fluent at home.
I have tried to install Fluent 6.3.26 64-bits but when I tried to open the program it didn't work. When launching the installer a warning message popped up saying that the platform wasn't compatible with that version of Fluent. But I obviated it, since the
OS is supposed to be 64-bits (isn't it??), and the installation went on normally.
I haven't done any different to what I do when installing Fluent 32-bits - just launching the installer and that's all.
I'm aware that Fluent can be run on Windows Server 2003, because both Dell and Microsoft have reported it: