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-====== Installing System Five on a Workstation:​ ======+<note warning>​Ongoing Page Update</​note>​
  
 +====== Installing System Five on a Windows Workstation ======
  
-  * Map the network driveWe usually use the W drive for standardization purposesTo do this, right click on MyComputer ​and select “Map Network Drive”. It will show you box called //Map Network Drive//Fill out the folder box with the exact server name & the windward folder and click on Finish to save the mapping.+<​note>​ Windows Home Edition are NOT networkable operating systems, nor do they provide a STABLE connection between workstations. They are meant for HOME USE ONLY. Hence the nameThey are only intended ​for basic file sharing and printer sharingNot for networks sharing large amounts of data and that require ​stable network connectionTherefore System Five should not be installed on computers ​with Home Edition operating systems.</​note>​
  
-  ​Installing System FiveDownload a copy of your System Five application here: ftp://ftp.windward-ca.com/​pub/​windows/​Release/​windows/​ and run it.+**Step 1:** Map network drive to the shared Windward folder on your serverWe usually use the W drive for standardization purposes 
 +{{wiki:​mapdrive.png}}
  
-  ​* Installing ​Pervasive: Download a copy of your Pervasive installer here: ftp://​ftp.windward-ca.com/​pub/​windows/​ and run it (for a client station, please download x86 - make sure it matches the pervasive version number on the server).+**Step 2:** Installing ​System Five: Download a copy of your System Five application by logging in to your myWindward account
  
-  * If the current version of your System Five does not match the one that’s ​on the other computers, copy the bin contents from the server/main computer ​and overwrite the bin contents that you have in your local C drive. ​ Note that the System Five installer from the ftp site is an old version. ​ You might have version 6 running. ​ You need to have the same version of System Five.+After logging in, click on Updates ​and then the first option under Software Updates:
  
-  * Open your bin folder and look for a file named //​SystemFive.exe//​. Highlight, right click and send shortcut to your desktop (delete the old shortcut that automatically populated the desktop when you installed the System Five application earlier).+{{wiki:​updates.png}}
  
-  ​* On the desktop, double click on the System Five icon.  This should take you to a page where you are asked to link.  Please click on //Link to new or existing workstation//​ then click on //​Next//​. ​ When you see the window where you can select a drive, click on the dropdown and select “W” (if you mapped to W earlier), otherwise, click on the drive that you mapped to.  You should see the Windward folder. ​ Double click the folder until you get to System Five >> Data.  Then click on //Next// until you reach //​Finish//​. ​ You will have installed System Five successfully. ​ Try logging in to make sure.  The company box in the log in area should read something like this: W:​\\Windward\System5\Data.+Then click Install to download System Five installer:​ 
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 +{{wiki:​install.png}} 
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 +**Step 3:** Installing Pervasive: Download a copy of your Pervasive installer from the Pervasive website under Products and make sure you download the correct version according to your license: http://​www.pervasive.com/​database/​Home ​  
 +{{wiki:​pervasive.png}} 
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 +**Step 4:** If the current version of your System Five does not match the one that’s on the other computers, copy the bin contents from the server/main computer and overwrite the bin contents that you have in your local C drive. ​ Note that the System Five installer from the ftp site is an old version. ​ You might have version 6 running. ​ You need to have the same version of System Five. 
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 +**Step 5:** Open your bin folder and look for a file named //​SystemFive.exe//​. Highlight, right click and send shortcut to your desktop (delete the old shortcut that automatically populated the desktop when you installed the System Five application earlier). 
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 +**Step 6:** On the desktop, double click on the System Five icon.  This should take you to a page where you are asked to link.  Please click on //Link to new or existing workstation//​ then click on //​Next//​. ​ When you see the window where you can select a drive, click on the dropdown and select “W” (if you mapped to W earlier), otherwise, click on the drive that you mapped to.  You should see the Windward folder. ​ Double click the folder until you get to System Five >> Data.  Then click on //Next// until you reach //​Finish//​. ​ You will have installed System Five successfully. ​ Try logging in to make sure.  The company box in the log in area should read something like this: W:​\\Windward\System5\Data.
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