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SWP 5.5

Scientific Workplace Installation for Windows

REQUEST SERIAL NUMBER FROM SOFTWARE SALES

You will need to contact Software Sales for a software serial number of Scientific Workplace.  Once you have the serial number follow these instructions to install the software and configure the new license.

GENERAL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS FOR SCIENTIFIC WORKPLACE

  • Start the install as an Administrator on your computer.
  • Double-click on the setup icon. (If you are using Microsoft Vista: right-click and choose "Run as Administrator" from the drop-down list.)
  • The Scientific Workplace installation will begin to run. When it asks for a Serial Number, give it the number you received from the Software Sales group.
  • Fill in your "User Name" and "Organization", keeping the aforementioned Serial Number.
  • Accept the default options for the install.
  • To complete the installation, continue on with either or both of the next two licensing sections.

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR INSTALLING A LOCAL LICENSE FILE

(This license can be used anywhere, but must be renewed annually)

  • Register with your user information using the Automated Web Service option.  This will generate a request for a license, which will be sent to Software Sales, who will contact you with your license file.
  • Reboot the computer when requested.
  • When you've received your license file from Software Sales, start Scientific Workplace by clicking on the desktop shortcut or selecting it from the Start menu, under Start → Scientific Workplace 5.5 → Scientific Workplace
  • Enter in the license information.

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR USING THE LICENSE SERVER

(This license never expires, but requires being on campus or connected to campus via VPN)

  • Skip registration by choosing to register later.
  • Reboot the computer when requested.
  • Browse to C:\swp55\Licenses
  • Copy \\files.princeton.edu\licensed\Products\Scientific Workplace\5.5\license.lic to there.
  • Alternately, create a file called license.lic containing these two lines:
    SERVER CSESLICENSE.Princeton.EDU 0050569349C5 27000
    USE_SERVER
  • Start Scientific Workplace by clicking on the desktop shortcut or selecting it from the Start menu, under Start → Scientific Workplace 5.5 → Scientific Workplace
  • Verify that you have access to all the licenses by clicking on Help → System Features