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UserGuide bullet Installation in Windows

First of all, go to Yate download page and select the Windows installer, called yate-4.0.0-1-setup.exe - or get the same file here.

Depending on the browser you use (Mozilla/IE/other), you'll see directly the following screen.

Open the folder where you saved the setup file and then double-click it. The next window will appear:

After you press 'Run', you'll begin the setup for Yate.

Choose the location for installing Yate. By default, this is chosen to be C\Program Files\Yate.

Make sure you have at least 1.8 MB available for Yate.

Next you have to choose which components should be installed. The option is by default "Full installation", so that you can have all the features.

 

You can also choose among:

  • VoIP client
  • Server
  • Custom
  • Engine only install (unlikely)



Next, you have to choose a shortcut in the Start Menu in Windows for Yate.

Should you want this, you can also choose to create a Quick Launch icon or a Desktop icon, both or neither.

Next step, the actual installation of all the necessary packages.

At this point, you might get the following warning message:

If you want to continue the installation, press "Yes" - the necessary file will be downloaded from http://yate.null.ro/msvcr80.php.

 

This is a brief description according to Microsoft site for the vcredist_x86.exe:
The Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package (x86) installs runtime components of Visual C++ Libraries required to run applications developed with Visual C++ on a computer that does not have Visual C++ 2008 installed.



Run the file from the location where it was installed. If any window asks "are you sure you want to run this exe file?", ...yes, you are sure:

Next, you should get the following license agreement, which you should accept:

Final stage - launch the service or the YateClient:

You will now have an icon on your desktop - double click it and start the application.

Right now, you are ready to get started.


  Screenshots are from YateClient 4.0 version.