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how_to:family_historian_installation_details [2018/02/23 09:13]
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tatewise [Family Historian Installation Details]
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 ====== Family Historian Installation Details ====== ====== Family Historian Installation Details ======
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 +{{entry>​Installation Guide/​Family Historian/​Registration Key;See Index for related topics.}}
 +{{entry>​Registration Key;-*}}
  
 ===== Installation Process ===== ===== Installation Process =====
  
-The flowchart below summarises the steps needed to install or re-install [[glossary:​family_historian]],​ and should be performed using a Windows **Administrator** account, while ensuring **Family Historian** is __NOT__ running.+The flowchart below summarises the steps needed to install or re-install [[glossary:​family_historian]],​ and should be performed using a Windows **Administrator** account, while ensuring **Family Historian** is __NOT__ running. It is more reliable to use **Installation CD** or **Software Downloads** than internal {{fh}} **Help > Check for Updates** or similar auto-update options.
  
 Each **Bought** product whether a **Full Version** or a **Version Upgrade** should have an **Installation CD** or **Software Download**. From **Version 3** onwards, it may have a **Licence Name**, but always has a **Registration Key**. Without these you may not be able to re-install the software without having to buy a new licence. Each **Bought** product whether a **Full Version** or a **Version Upgrade** should have an **Installation CD** or **Software Download**. From **Version 3** onwards, it may have a **Licence Name**, but always has a **Registration Key**. Without these you may not be able to re-install the software without having to buy a new licence.
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 Also export each associated **Licence Details** E-mail as a text file, or type in the **Licence Details** from a CD boxed set, and save them too. This makes it easy to Copy & Paste the details during the installation process and avoid typing mistakes. Also export each associated **Licence Details** E-mail as a text file, or type in the **Licence Details** from a CD boxed set, and save them too. This makes it easy to Copy & Paste the details during the installation process and avoid typing mistakes.
  
-Since **ƒ<color #​808000>​h</​color> ​V5** you only need to keep a few details and can delete earlier versions:+Since {{fh}} ​**V5** you only need to keep a few details and can delete earlier versions:
   - Latest purchased installation **Software Download** file such as:   - Latest purchased installation **Software Download** file such as:
     * Full Version **install_fh6.0.0_dl.exe** with only one {{fh}} version number     * Full Version **install_fh6.0.0_dl.exe** with only one {{fh}} version number