To perform either a new installation
or an upgrade, you will need a valid Registered Name/Key
pair which is current and has not expired.
will only work if a previous BiblioTECH
installation exists on the server
Version 6.5A provides
the full installation code for
It can be used to :
To use this installation
code, you will need your registration name and key.
However, if it has
expired then it cannot be used during an installation
The installation process
requires some technical knowledge and therefore should be undertaken by
experienced IT staff who are familiar with issues relating to Windows operating
systems, servers and network management.
If you feel uncomfortable in
undertaking the installation or if the installation process fails, you can
contact the Help Desk for a quotation for on-site service
The downloaded files totals
about 15 Mb. When installing, a further 25 Mb is required in a temporary
directory. This can be deleted after the installation is complete.
To download the files using
Internet Explorer, use the left mouse button to click on the file links below
and follow the on-screen instructions to save the files to disk. If you
are using Netscape use the right mouse button to click on the file links below
and choose the 'save as' option to save the files to disk.
When downloading from the Web
some versions of Netscape change the file extensions from .bin to
.exe - if this happens, rename them back.
You could download to your
hard drive. If you place all the files in the one directory, and can access this
hard drive from the server, you can install directly from that hard drive.
If you cannot access the hard
drive directory from your server then copy the files from your hard drive to
diskettes as indicated in the table below. If you need to use floppy disks then
you will need freshly formatted 1.44 Mb diskettes (fully formated (not
If you intend to reinstall on
a server with a different name from that originally installed, you will need to
Do a Fresh install on the
Do a restore from
Create a new Workstation
Installation Diskette on this new server
Reinstall ALL of your
workstations from this new Workstation Installation Diskette
Each new version release of
BiblioTECH contains an update to all the files (especially
BTInstall.exe), therefore please download all files. Do not mix old download
files with new ones.
The download time depends on
the connection speed you have to the internet. As a guide, at 28.8Kbits/sec, the
download time should be about 45 minutes.
If you cannot download (or do
not want to download) via the Internet, you can order a CD ROM. The CD ROM,
manual, postage and handling fee is currently $25.00.
- Version 6.5A
- There are two download options:
- a single (large: 13 Mb) download: this is a good option
if you have a reliable and fast Internet connection or a,
- multiple (small: 1.3 Mb) files: this is the
better option if your Internet connection is slow or not very
Download either options to a Hard Disk Drive, this will require about
15 Mb of space.
Please do not download directly to a Floppy Disk as this often fails