This  article describes how to install the FACSIMILE for Windows Software

Start the Installer

If you are installing from a CD the installer should run automatically.

If the installer doesn't start. Navigate to the CD in Windows Explorer and double-click setup.exe.

Start the Installer

If you downloaded the installer. Navigate to your downloads folder and double-click InstallFac4V.exe

Follow the on-screen instructions when the installer starts

1. Click Next on the initial screen

On the next screen (2) check "I accept the terms of the license agreement" then (3) click Next.

Follow the on-screen instructions when the installer starts

Step 2-3

Step 2-3

Step 4

4. On the next screen click [Next] to confirm the installation folder. (If you wish to install to a different folder you can click change and choose a new folder)

5. You will now see the confirmation screen which should list the options you chose in steps 1-4. Click [Install] to start the installation

Step 4
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Allow installation

At this point you may see a User Account Control dialog saying:-

Do you want to allow the following program from an
unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?

Program name:   .....\FACSIMILE for Windows 4.msi
Publisher;           Unknown
File origin:           Hard drive on this computer

You should answer YES to this dialog to continue the installation.      

Installation proceeds showing this dialog.

Installation proceeds showing this dialog.

Installation complete

The Wizard completed dialog is displayed. Click [Finish] to dismiss.

Installation complete

Locate your license file.

You will have received a license file. This will be in the license folder on the CD or sent in an email if you downloaded the installer.

The license file is called Facsimile42.lf

Copy the license file

1. In Windows Explorer, click Facsimile42.lf to select it.

2. Click Organize in the menu bar.

3. Click Copy to copy the file.

ALTERNATIVLY
Type CNTRL-C to copy the file instead of 2 and 3

Copy the license file

Paste the file into your FACSIMILE folder

4. In Windows Explorer, navigate to your FACSIMILE folder (C:\Facsimile4 by default.

5. Click Organize in the menu bar.

6. Click Paste to save the file in the folder

ALTERNATIVLY:
Type Ctrl-V to paste the file instead of 5 and 6

Paste the file into your FACSIMILE folder�

Check license is present7.

7. In Windows Explorer locate Facsimile42.lf in the FACSIMILE folder.

Check license is present7.

You Are Done

FACSIMILE for Windows is now installed and will normally run for a few days, allowing you to immediately test models. In order to activate your license permanently you will need to obtain a licensing trigger code (see the activation How To for details).

If your license was not supplied recently FACSIMILE will not be usable but you can still carry out the steps to obtain an activation trigger code.