START-PROF Trial…why not ? – Part 1

The PASS/START-PROF is a pipe stress analysis software that has a long history since 1965. It is industry standard in several countries for power, process, oil and gas pipelines, and district heating networks, used by 3000+ companies.

The translation into English was carried out only recently, and we are new to the international market. So we invite all engineers to get acquainted with PASS/START-PROF.

They will find a great competitor for CAESAR ii, AutoPIPE, Rohr2, CAEPIPE, PIPESTRESS and many others.

To try yourself to work with the program is easy : download the fully functional 30-day trial version.

We will show in this Part 1 how to install the trial.

PASS/START-PROF Installation Steps

If you have any question, please contact us.


Open in your browser and download PASS/START-PROF Trial by clicking the following button:


Install PASS/START-PROF Trial. Please read the Quick Start Guide to see how to do it. Run PASS/START-PROF. Start > Programs > START-PROF > Start-Prof


Enter email, click the “…” button. Receive the email from PASS LMS and click the link inside the e-mail. Copy the confirmation code and paste it in in registration card program and press OK.

PASS/START-PROF will start working immediately. You will see the following screen.

Troubleshooting Steps

If you receive the message about problems with internet connection and your company has the proxy, try to enable it in the registration form:

You didn’t receive the e-mail? Check your spam folder. If failed, try to use another e-mail, for example If failed again, then ask developers.

In case of any problem you can ask developers directly using, or contact us.

Some of the typical problems with solution are described below.

Error message #60 “SERVER_PROBABLY_NOT_UP”

Possible reasons and solutions of Error #60

  • Windows Firewall or corporate firewall or internet provider firewall blocks incoming or outgoing traffic via UDP/6001. Change firewall settings to allow all traffic through UDP/6001
  • You may try to use mobile internet from your cell phone using the wi-fi hot spot to overcome the restrictions and firewall that block the UDP/6001 traffic on your laptop
  • If you may not change the corporate restrictions, then try to run PASS/START-PROF Trial from the different place (home, work, etc.)