First Time Install (Genesis 11.4 and Later)

Use this guide if you are installing for the first time, whether it is a brand new computer or just a fresh install you will follow these steps:

Important Notes:

  • Occasionally the installer will need a restart to finish, please ensure your machine will be able to be restarted if necessary.
  • If upgrading from an existing installation see this guide.
  • If installing with DataLink see this guide.
  • If using a 32-Bit OS please contact support for an alternative installer.
  • It is recommended that you right click "Run As Administrator" to install properly.

1. Download and Launch Installer

2. Accept Terms to License Agreement and Select Install Location (Default is C:\Program Files (x86)\ESHA Research\GenesisSQL)

3. Click Next

4. Enter in Customer Number and Serial Key (Green Checkmark will Appear)

5. Click Next 

6. Choose which type of install you want to do:

Typical: Stand Alone Install (Single Computer Non-Shared Database)

Custom: Shared Install (Option for Host Install or Client Install)

Typical Installation Steps:

  • Click Next
  • It will provide a Summary Page
  • Click Next
  • Click Finish

Custom Installation Steps:

  • Click Next
  • Next to Genesis R & D click the arrow to expand options
  • Select the options you wish to install:
    • SQL Server Express 2014 (For Database Host Shared Installs)
    • Genesis R & D Client (Wherever Client is Installed)
  • After option(s) are selected Click Next
  • A Summary page will appear review and Click Install
  • NOTE: to grant access to multiple users, you will need to explicitly add their Active Directory logins (or an AD Group) to the database.  To do so, you may use ESHA's Database Utility, or SQL Server Management Studio.
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