MCEGold 2.5.1 SP2

If you have any questions or problems call PdMA Technical Support at 813-621-6463 ext. 251.

Minimum Requiements: Windows 7 32 or 64 bit, H-Series Tester, 2.0+ GHz Intel i5 or equivalent processor, 2+ G RAM.

NOTE:

Installation Instructions

  1. Print these instructions.
  2. Read this section completely.
  3. From your Control Panel/Add Remove Programs or Windows 7 Control Panel/Program and Features verify which version of Microsoft SQL Server is installed on your computer.

If Microsoft SQL Server 2005 exists on your computer proceed to the Uninstall SQL Server 2005 and MCEGold section below. There are several components that begin with Microsoft SQL Server 2005, they should all be removed EXCEPT Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition (ENU).

If Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and possibly Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition (ENU) exists on your computer do not uninstall them, however you must still uninstall MCEGold. Perform the backup described in step 1 of the Uninstall SQL Server 2005 and MCEGold section below. Then select Start, Control Panel and double click the Add or Remove Programs (Programs and Features in Windows 7) icon. Proceed to Step 8 of the Uninstall SQL Server 2005 and MCEGold section below.

Uninstall SQL Server 2005 and MCEGold

  1. Before uninstalling MCEGold, copy the MCECal.xml and Emaxprb.xml files and complete Templates folder to a safe location and make note of the location. The default location for the files is listed below, however you may have chosen a different location during the original installation.
    C:\Program Files\PdMA Corporation\MCEGold\Mce
    C:\Program Files\PdMA Corporation\MCEGold\Emax
    C:\Program Files\PdMA Corporation\MCEGold\Report
  2. Select Start, then Control Panel, and double click the Add or Remove (Programs and Features in Windows 7) icon.
  3. In the Add or Remove Programs (Uninstall or change a program in Windows 7) window scroll down to locate Microsoft SQL Server 2005. Click on the program name to expand the information box. (In Windows 7 select Microsoft SQL Server 2005 from the list.)
  4. Click Remove (Uninstall - located above the list in Windows 7) and follow the on screen instructions.
  5. Click Finish when the “Uninstall Complete” message is received.
  6. Repeat steps 3 - 5 for all Microsoft SQL 2005 components. DO NOT uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition (ENU).
  7. Do not close the window.

    To Uninstall MCEGold Continue With Step 8.

  8. The Add or Remove Programs (Uninstall or change a program in Windows 7) window is still visible. Locate the MCEGold file and click Remove (Uninstall - located above the list in Windows 7) and follow the on screen instructions.
  9. Click Finish when the “Uninstall Complete” message is received.
  10. Close the Add or Remove Programs window and any open programs..
  11. Reboot the computer.
  12. Go to Install the MCEGold 2.5.1 SP2 section.

Install MCEGold 2.5.1 SP2

  1. Close all open programs before beginning the update.
  2. Click the MCEGold 2.5.1SP2  link located at the bottom of these instructions.
  3. In the File Download - Security Warning window, click Save
  4. Select a location from the drop down list to save the file, click Save.
  5. Verify the box preceding "Close this dialog box ..." is checked..
  6. The download progress will display in the window. NOTE: Depending on your Internet/network server connection this may take several minutes.
  7. When the download is complete the window closes. Close your Internet connection.
  8. Locate MCEGold_2.5.1_with_SP2.exe and double click the icon.
  9. In the Open File window click Run.
  10. In the WinZip Self-Extractor window, browse to select a location to unzip the file and make a note of it. Click Unzip.
  11. When the files are unzipped, click OK in the WinZip Self-Extractor window.
  12. The InstallShield wizard window briefly appears.
  13. The Installation Update Window opens. To install MCEGold select Install.
  14. In the License Agreement window select "I accept." Click Next. Note: Not accepting the license will abort the installation.
  15. In the License Key window, enter your company name and CD key exactly as it appears on your original documentation. Click Submit (located to the right of the Company Name space).
  16. After the license has been verified the Next button appears. Click Next.
  17. The default installation location is C:\Program Files\PdMA Corporation\MCEGold. It is not recommended, however if you wish to change the location, use the drop down list to select a new location. Click Next.
  18. When prompted, click Install Components.
  19. When the installation of components is complete the Next button appears. Click Next.
  20. When the installation is complete you must reboot your system. Select the Reboot Now option and click Close.
  21. After rebooting, locate and copy the backup MCECal.xml and Emaxprb.xml files and the Template folder back into their appropriate locations in C:\Program Files\PdMA Corporation\MCEGold. See step 2 in the Uninstall SQL Server 2005 section for file locations. Answer Yes to the “OK to overwrite existing folder” inquiry.
  22. Start MCEGold (Start, All Programs, PdMA Corporation, MCEGold).

 

Windows XP users: Clicking the MCEGold 2.5.1 SP2 link below acknowledges that you have read these instructions and understand you must call PdMA tech support before continuing, but are choosing not to call PdMA.