Is it possible to override "Unsupported Version of Windows" message?
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Hello: We installed matlab on our windows server box, to batch process a simple script (read excel file, standard matlab language, write excel file).
This was matlab R2017b.
However, whenever we try to run, even in batch mode, a dialog pops up "Unsupported Version of Windows" and when you click the OK button, it exits matlab.
The server is running OS:
Windows Server® Standard
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Service Pack 2
System type: 64-bit Operating System
even this command invokes the same behavoir:
matlab -nosplash -noFigureWindows -r "system('echo hello'); quit"
Is there anyway to override this "Unsupported Version of Windows" behavior so we could run the matlab script?
Philip Borghesani on 3 Jul 2018
Edited: Philip Borghesani on 3 Jul 2018
It appears that your server is running Server 2008 sp2 which is based on Vista and probably wont run any MATLAB more recent then 2015a. I suggest upgrading to a minimum of Server 2008 R2 which is Windows 7 based and should run all recent versions of MATLAB. In general it is often possible (but may not be supported) to run an old copy of MATLAB on a newer Windows OS because Microsoft attempts to maintain compatibility but to run a copy of MATLAB that is 10 years newer then the OS is probably not going to have a work around.
Correction: MATLAB R2016a a is the most recent MATLAB that is supported on 2008 sp2.