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RepairWriter 4.5 - Beta
Version 4.5.0.10 (02/20/2014)
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Version 4.1.1.30 (02/10/2012)

RepairWriter 4.5 Installation
 

Prerequisites

The setup program will check your system for the .Net Framework 4.5.1.  You will be prompted to install if required.
If you do not have a high speed internet connection or want to install them manually you can run them from the installation CD or download.

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CD Instructions

CD Instructions

  1. Insert the RepairWriter 4.5 CD and wait for the setup program to launch.
    If the setup does not launch automatically, navigate to the CD and run Setup.exe.
  2. Proceed to step #4 below.
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Download Instructions

Download Instructions

  1. Click the Download link.
  2. .
  3. Click <Run> on the File Download - Security Warning.
    Download Security Warning
     
  4. Click More info on the Windows protected your PC dialog.
    Download Protection Warning 1
     
  5. Click <Run anyway> on the Windows protected your PC dialog.
    Download Protection Warning 2
     
  6. Click <Yes> on the User Account Control prompt.
    UAC Warning
     
  7. Click <Yes> on the RepairWriter 4.5 Setup prompt.
    Unzip Dialog 1
     
  8. Click <Accept> on the Microsoft .Net 4.5.1 requirement if prompted.
    .Net License Agreement
     
  9. Click <Next>.
    Install 1
     
  10. Accept the license agreement and click <Next>.
    Install 2
     
  11. Click <Install>.
    Install 3
     
  12. Click <Finish>.
    Install 4
     
  13. Double-click the RepairWriter 4.5 icon on the desktop if it does not launch automatically.
     
  14. Click <Yes> to download & install the udpate.
    Install Update
     
  15. Accept the license agreement and click <Okay>.
    Install License
     
  16. Enter the Registered To information, product key and click <Validate>.
    Install Product Key
    • Demo Product Key:
      AAAAA-AAAAA-AAAAA-AAAAA-AAAAA-AAAAA
    • Tire Demo Product Key:
      TTTTT-TTTTT-TTTTT-TTTTT-TTTTT-TTTTT
    • Motorcycle Demo Product Key:
      MMMMM-MMMMM-MMMMM-MMMMM-MMMMM-MMMMM
    • Boat/Marine Demo Product Key:
      BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB-BBBBB
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Opening a RepairWriter 4 Database

SQL Server/Express

  1. Select File, Settings, Open (Alt + F, D, O) from the main drop down menu.
  2. Click the Attach New Databases link.
    Install Open SQL
     
  3. Select the SQL Server Instance Name & any other parameters and click <Attach>.
    Install Attach
     
  4. Click <OK>.
    Install Attach Success
     
  5. Select the 'RW4' database and click the Test Connection link.
    Install Open SQL
     
  6. Click <OK>.
    Install Open Success
     
  7. Click <Yes> on the convert database prompt.
    Install Convert
     
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Access

  1. Select File, Settings, Open (Alt + F, D, O) from the main drop down menu.
  2. Select the 'RW4' database and click the Test Connection link.
    Install Open SQL
     
  3. Click <OK>.
    Install Open Success
     
  4. Click <Yes> on the convert database prompt.
    Install Convert
     
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Multi-User Workstation Installation

SQL Server

  1. Install the program as shown above.  Do not convert RepairWriter 4 data on a Workstation installation.
  2. Select File, Database, Open (Alt + F, D, O) from the main drop down menu.
  3. Select the SQL Server Instance Name, database name & any other parameters and click the Test Connection link.
    Install Open SQL
     
  4. Click <OK>.
    Install Open Success
     
  5. Click <Open>.
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Access

  1. Install the program as shown above.  Do not convert RepairWriter 4 data on a Workstation installation.
  2. Select File, Database, Open (Alt + F, D, O) from the main drop down menu.
  3. Select the path where the RepairWriter 4.5 data resides, the databse and click the Test Connection link.
    Install Open Access
     
  4. Click <OK>.
    Install Open Success
     
  5. Click <Open>.
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