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Installation options for Windows Vista and above

Installation options for Windows Vista and above

This document describes how to install the EUROCONSULT software programs under Microsoft Windows Vista.

 

In this sample, we show the installation process of Visual WEK. Other EUROCONSULT software programs can be installed by the same way.

  1. Start Microsoft Windows Vista, open the Internet Explorer or another browser of your choice.
  2. Download the EUROCONSULT software program (e.g. EUROCONSULT Visual WEK), the EUROCONSULT ActiveX components and the MSXML 6.0 Installer to your local pc (e.g. C:\users\public displayed in Windows Vista like Computer > Local Disk (C:) > Users > Public)
  3. Install the EUROCONSULT ActiveX Controls with the default settings
  4. Install the MSXML 6.0 Components with the default settings
  5. Install Visual WEK but attention on the settings during the installation.

    After clicking on the symbol, the installation process starts after allowing the program to install itself. During the installation process, many options were asked. Please change the options specified below, other options are already set to best fit (only click WEITER to access the next options for installing):
    • Change the folder were Visual WEK will be installed



      to this folder: C:\USERS\PUBLIC\WEK2006_0618
      (WEK2006_0618 specifies the version; If you install other versions, please change the path according the version, e.g. WEK2006_0423)



      Now after clicking OK this should appear:
    • Now continue with OK
    • In the next form, please click the marked area



      to start copying the files to the selected folder.
  6. After installing all required programs, you need to change the start behavior of Visual WEK to the option START AS ADMINISTRATOR
    • The symbol in the start menu
      • Right click on the symbol and select the properties

      • Select the tab SHORTCUT and click the button ADVANCED
        In the new window, please select RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR and click OK

    • If you want to start the EUROCONSULT software directly from Windows Explorer
      • Open Windows Explorer
      • Change to the folder C:\USERS\PUBLIC\WEK2006_0618
        (WEK2006_0618 specifies the version; If you install other versions, please change the path according the version, e.g. WEK2006_0423)
      • Locate the file ECWEK (Application)


         
      • Right click on the application and select PROPERTIES  
      • Select the tab Compatibility and select the option RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR


         
  7. Now the application can be started. After starting the application, you have to ALLOW the application to be started.