Install GeneWeb 6 on Windows

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! Screenshots are made under Windows 7 and may change a bit depending on your Windows version. !

Download and run setup

Download GeneWeb for Windows and click on downloaded file.

Geneweb 6.00 install icon.

When you run the install program, the “Open file - Security Warning” dialog may appear as shown in the figure below. Click “Run”.

“Open File - Security Warning” on Windows 7.

Select the setup language

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Click “Next”.

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License Agreement

Accept the License Agreement then click “Next”.

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Destination folder

Click “Browse” to select the destination location to install GeneWeb. Otherwise, leave the default setting and click “Next”.

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Shortcurts location

Select Start Menu Folder for GeneWeb's shortcuts location. By default all shortcuts are located in 'GeneWeb 6.00'.

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Desktop icon

Select “Create a Desktop Icon” to create a shortcut on your desktop, then click “Next”.

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Ready to install

Click “Install” to continue with the installation, or click “Back” if you want to review or change any settings.

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Completing setup

Click “Finish” to launch GeneWeb.

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Allow firewall

When you launch GeneWeb for the first time, you need to allow access to gwd and gwsetup programs to the firewall of your computer.

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GeneWeb is installed

If you have checked last three options of the setup, gwd and gwsetup are launched and the following page will be shown in your default web browser.

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GeneWeb Manual

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Use and manage genealogical databases

Technical annex