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  • PrimaveraP6ProfessionalWindows8InstallationInstructions

    CopyrightTenSixConsulting,LLC.2013.Allrightsreserved.1

    PrimaveraP6InstallationInstructions

    ForWindows8Users

  • PrimaveraP6ProfessionalWindows8InstallationInstructions

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    IMPORTANT:READTHESEINSTRUCTIONSCAREFULLYANDFOLLOWTHEMEXACTLY.

    Thefollowingisprovidedforyourconvenienceonly.TenSixConsultingdonotoffertechnicalsupportfortheinstallationprocessofP6Professional.

    Step1InstallJava6Update27JREorJDK

    TheOracleXEdatabasethatwillbeinstalledwithPrimaveraP6Professionalrequiresjavatobeinstalledonthesystem.TheJavaRuntimeEnvironment(JRE)orJavaDeveloperKit(JDK)canbeinstalled.Eitherwillwork.

    ItisveryimportanttomakesureasupportedJavaversionisinstalled.ForPrimaveraP6ProfessionalR8.3thesupportedJava7Update15versionshouldbeinstalled.Other(newer)versionsmaynotbecompatibleandmaygiveyouproblemswiththedatabaseportionoftheinstallationordatabaseoperationsafterinstallation.JavainstallationfilesareprovidedinthePrimaveraP6R8.3zipfileinthefollowingpath:

    C:\Users\username\Downloads\V3749901\P6_R83_Client_Applications\Java

    ToinstallJava,rightclickonthejavamediafileandchooseOpen.Inthefollowingexamplethejre7u15windowsx64.exeisbeingrun.

    Followtheinstallationinstructionsonthescreentocompletetheinstallation.InmostcasestheinstallationdefaultspresentedbythewizardwillgiveacleaninstallationoftheJavaenvironment.

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    Step2PreventJavaAutomaticUpdates

    1. ClicktheCtrl+Alt+DeletekeystogetheronyourkeyboardandselectTaskManageronthebluescreen.

    2. ClickontheStartuptab.

    3. LocateandDisabletheJavaUpdateScheduler.

    4. ClosetheTaskManager.

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    Step3InstallPrimaveraP6ProfessionalR8.3

    UnziptheV3749901.zipmediadeliveryfiletoyourDownloadsorotherconvenientfolderonthecomputer.Theinstallationmediaimagewillcreatethefollowingfolderstructure:

    C:\Downloads\PrimaveraP6ProfessionalforEPPMR8.3\P6_R83_Professional_Client

    HOWTO:UnziptheV3749901.zipFile:

    1. LocatetheV3749901.zipfileusingtheWindowsfile Explorer.

    2. DoubleclickontheV3749901.zipfiletoopenit.

    3. ClicktheExtractAlltabtoextractthePrimaveraP6Professionalinstallationfiles.

    4. IntheExtractCompressed(Zipped)Foldersdialog,selectadestinationpath.

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    5. ClickExtract.

    6. Youwillseethefilesbeingextracted.

    7. TheP6installationfileswillbeinafoldernamedP6_R83_Client_Applications.Forexample,ifyouchosetoextractittoyourdownloadsdirectoryitwouldbelocatedinafolderlikethefollowing:C:\Users\username\Downloads\V3749901\P6_R83_Client_Applications

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    YouhavenowunzippedthePrimaveraP6Professionalinstallationfilesandcanproceedtothenextstepsthatshowyouhowtoinstalltheprogram.

    IMPORTANT:ReadthefollowinginstructionscarefullyandfollowthemEXACTLY.Ifyoudeviatefromtheseinstructionstheinstallationmaynotwork.Theseareprovidedforyourconvenienceonly.TenSixConsultingdonotoffertechnicalsupportforPrimaveraP6Installations.

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    HOWTO:InstallPrimaveraP6ProfessionalonyourWindows8Computer

    1. UsingyourWindowsfileexplorer,locatetheSetup.exefileintheP6_R83_Client_Applicationsfolderandrightclickonit.

    2. SelecttheOpenoptionfromthemenu.Youcanalsodoubleclicktostarttheinstaller.

    3. DependingonyourUAC(UserAccountControl)setting,youmaybepromptedtoallowtheprogramtomakechangestoyoursystem.ClickYestoallow.Note:UACsettingscanbechangedintheControlPanel|SystemandSecurity|ActionCenterbelowtheSecurityheading.

    Theinstallermayalsopromptyoutoinstallcertainprerequisiteprogramsonyourmachine.TheseincludetheDHTMLEditingComponentandMicrosoft.NETFramework4(x86andx64).Ifprompted,allowtheinstallertoproceedwiththeseinstallations.

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    4. WhenthemainPrimaveraP6ProfessionalR8.3SetupWizarddialogappears,clickNext>.

    5. ClickNext.

    6. IntheChooseSetupTypedialog,clickontheStandalonebutton.

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    7. YouwillnowbepromptedtoinstallthedatabaseforP6.Enterapasswordofyourchoosingandthenenterthesamepasswordintheconfirmationfieldprovided.

    VERYIMPORTANT:Besuretomakeacarefulnoteofthispassword.ItwillbeusedforallthedatabasepasswordsandtheP6administrativeuseronceyoulogin.Writeitdownonthefollowingline:

    MyP6Passwordis:_______________________________________

    NOTE:Thepasswordyouentershouldbe6charactersinlength,startwithaletterandcontainatleastonenumber;orthefollowingpromptwillappear:

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    8. IntheSampleDatadialog,checktheoptiontoloadthesampledataaspartofyourP6installation.

    TrainingNote:IfyouareloadingthisinordertoparticipateinaTenSixonlineoronsitetrainingclass,thesampledatamustbeloaded.

    9. ClickNext.

    10. IntheReadytoinstalldialog,clicktheInstallbutton.

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    11. Theinstallerwillloadallthenecessaryfilesautomaticallyfromthispoint.ItmaytakeseveralminutestoloadboththeP6ProfessionalsoftwareclientandtheOracleXEdatabase.

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    DuringtheinstallationyouwillseetheOracleDatabase10gExpressEditioniconappearonthedesktop.

    Whentheinstallationiscomplete,youwillseethefollowingdialog:

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    12. ClickFinishtoclosetheinstaller.

    PrimaveraP6ProfessionalR8.3isnowloadedonyourcomputeralongwiththeOracle10gXEdatabaseandsampledata.Someoftheprerequisitesinstalledmaycausetheinstallertopromptyouthatarestartofthecomputerisrequired.Ifso,clickYestorestartyourmachine.

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    Step4GettingStartedwithP6

    PrimaveraP6ProfessionalcannowbestartedusingthePrimaveraP6R8.3optionintheWindows8Startpage.

    TologintoP6,enteraLoginNameofadminandthenenterthepasswordyouprovidedtheinstallerearlier.

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    Thefirsttimeyoulogin,youwillseethefollowingprompt:

    TosettheappropriateIndustryoption,clickontheAdmin|AdminPreferencesmenuoption.

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    IntheAdminPreferencesdialog,clickontheIndustrytabandselectyourdesiredindustrysectoroption.

    ThiswilldeterminetheterminologyanddefaultsettingsP6usesforsubsequentsessions.

    TrainingNote:IfyouareparticipatinginaTenSixPrimaveraP6Professionalonlineoronsitetrainingclass,pleaseselecttheEngineeringandConstructionoption.