Installation Instructions And Comments

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The setup program of the Shared Phidgets toolkit installs and registers all necessary components to your system, so that the installation is fairly easy.

Step 1. Check the requirements:

Step 2. Uninstall previous versions:

  • All previous versions of the Shared Phidgets toolkit have to be uninstalled, before you can install the most recent version of the toolkit (there will be an error message when you start the setup without uninstalling previous versions).
  • Follow these uninstall instructions

Step 3. Download and run the installer:

  • You can download the installer setup for Shared Phidgets here: Shared Phidgets Download
  • Follow the setup instructions (that is mainly clicking the Next > button :-)
  • During installation of the files, the setup will ask you if you want to register the .NET library in Visual Studio. Click Install (recommended) if you want to have a new toolbox in Visual Studio with all the Shared Phidgets components, or click Cancel if you don't need these components.
  • Finished: When the setup is finished, you have the Shared Phidgets toolkit ready installed on your computer!

Step 4. Exploring and programming: