METSIM® The Premier Steady-State & Dynamic Process Simulator



METSIM Installation Instructions

(All Steps MUST be carried out with Administrator Privileges)

** To download a free demo of METSIM or if you do not have a METSIM key, follow only steps 3-4 **

1) Download: USB Key Driver (will save as a .zip folder)

2) Extract/Run: USBKeyDriver.exe

3) Download: METSIM Software (will save as a .zip folder)

**NOTE: Google Chrome 17 and later reports all executable applications (.exe) as potentially harmful; we have    confirmed our files are safe for download.**

    For a complete list of METSIM versions and update log, click here.

4) Extract/Run: METSIMvvvvvvvv.exe

** Following METSIM installation, you will be prompted to Restart your computer; please do so. **

5) Insert: USB Key

6) Wait for USB Key to be located and activated, the light should come on.

7) Run METSIM from Start Menu/Programs/METSIM

Note: Once the appropriate key drivers have been installed, only steps 3 and 4 will need to be repeated for future updates.

Windows 10 may not copy all the APL Fonts into the C:\Windows\Fonts\ directory during installation. If any of the METSIM Screens or APL Symbols do not display correctly copy the APL Fonts from the C:\METSIM\Fonts\ directory into the C:\Windows\Fonts directory. All METSIM Screens and APL Symbols should now display correctly.

Windows VISTA and Windows 7/8/10 may report messages that the software is not compatible and installed correctly. Respond positively to all messages as METSIM will have been installed correctly. All versions of Metsim run on all versions of Windows, XP, Vista 32/64 bit and Windows 7/8/10 32/64 bit.

To activate the METSIM help on Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, download one of the following and run the appropriate Windows file for either the 32 or 64 bit version:

METSIM Brochures & Publications

A) METSIM General Brochure

B) METSIM Tri-Fold Brochure

C) Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Denver 2013

Life of Mine Process Simulation from Drill Holes to Net Present Value

D) Heap Leach Solutions, Vancouver 2013

"Development of Accurate Metal Production Forecasts for a Heap Leach Project using METSIM® Dynamic Simulation and Defensible Column Leach Testing Data

E) Download a zip file containing the METSIM Website in CHM file format.

CHM is the extension for the Compiled HTML file format. It is commonly used by Microsoft’s HTML-based help programs.