Local Install

This section describes configuring Design Master HVAC for a local install. A local install should be used when there is only one person using Design Master HVAC in your office. All program and customization files are stored directly on the computer. This install type should be used even if the one person is installing the software on a laptop.

This install type should not be used if you have floating licenses.

Configuring an Installation on a Local Computer

To install Design Master HVAC software as a local install, select Local for the Install Type as shown in the Design Master HVAC Install Configuration dialog box below.

Help--DM HVAC Install Configuration Local dialog box

Install Type: The type of installation. The dialog box will change depending upon the type selected.

Local: The installation type described in this section. See the Local Install section for more information about this install type.
Network: See the Network Install section for more information about this install type.
Laptop: See the Laptop Install section for more information about this install type.

Install Folder: The folder where Design Master HVAC is installed. This folder is forced to be located in your Application Data folder.

Customization Folder: The folder where the HVAC customization files are stored.

Select Customization Folder: Press this button to select a new location for the customization folder.

Reset: Press this button to reset the HVAC customization to the default location, located in your Application Data folder.

Floating License Server Folder: The folder on the network where the license database file is located. Used if a floating license is installed.

Open: There are three Open buttons in the dialog box. Press the button to open Windows Explorer to one of the folders listed in the dialog box. The first button opens the install folder. The second button opens the customization folder. The third button opens the license server folder.

Alert me when updates are available: Whether or not updates are checked for automatically. If this is checked, updates are checked for the first time you run a command each day. An alert will appear if an update is available.

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