Installation FAQ

Workstation installation process can be complicated, this page will address some of the probable complications that may arise from the diverse set of environments across users.

Can I install Windham Portfolio Advisor (WPA) on a Mac?

The Windham Portfolio Advisor is a Windows-based application. To run the WPA on your own Mac, you will need to set up a Windows virtual machine. The most common solution available is through Parallels.
  1. 1.
    Install Parallels on your Mac computer
  2. 2.
    Install a licensed copy of Microsoft Windows on the Parallels localized virtual machine
  3. 3.
    Install the WPA
Windham also offers hosted virtual machines with a WPA environment as a solution, additional terms and pricing may apply. Contact us for more information.

Failed to initialize Matlab Compiler Runtime

The most common cause for this error is an incomplete (interrupted) installation of a prerequisite, the Matlab Compiler Runtime. Follow the instructions to manually install the Matlab Compiler Runtime and restart the WPA.