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.
The update will only work
if a previous BiblioTECH installation
exists on the server
Version 7.1Q 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
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 "Quick")).
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 new server
Do a restore from backup
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
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.
Please read carefully
- * Please ensure you are on the Bibliotech Server - not
- * Ensure that your hardware
specifications match the minimum requirements and read the technical
overview. To view this document click here.
* To install or upgrade to BiblioTECH Version 7, download
the setup file below.
- * Please ensure that
there is enough free hard disk space on the destination drive
- * Reboot server
- * If you are currently running Version 6 please run
repair.exe from the location of the extracted
files prior to the upgrade. For important instructions click
- * Now run setup.exe
- * After a moment the main
Bibliotech Install screen will appear. For detailed instructions on
upgrading click on the [Help] button. These instructions are in MS
Word format. If you do not have MS Word, then press the [F1] key and a
text version of these instructions will be displayed.
- * After the upgrade is complete, on Server run
Restarter_Setup_V1_1.exe from the 'StopStart' directory from the location of
the extracted files or download it from here.
This step is especially important if your Bibliotech Server is running 24/7.
- A zipped copy of these instructions is
if required. In order to unzip this file you will need to ensure
that Winzip is installed on your computer.
The Bibliotech Web Search URL has changed in Version 7.
(where SERVERNAME is the name of the server) or
(where IPADDRESS is the TCP/IP Address of the server)
- Version 7.1Q
Single File Download
(Requires about 18 Mb of space)
LATEST V7 MANUAL