Installation

Installation Instructions


Upgrade Drainage Design Management System for Windows (DDMSW) from version 1.5 or 1.6 to version 1.8 (if you already have DDMSW 1.5 or 1.6 on your current PC).
  1. Download the software file (ZIP) above and "Save this program to disk" to download the self-extracting file DDMSW18UPGRADE.EXE to a folder (for example, c:\temp) on your PC.
  2. Step 2 Double-click on DDMSW18UPGRADE.EXE to self-extract files at the folder (for example, c:\temp).
  3. Step 3 Locate Setup.exe at the folder (for example, c:\temp) and double-click on Setup.exe to upgrade your existing DDMSW 1.5 or 1.6 to DDMSW 1.8.
Install full version of DDMSW 1.8 (if you do not have DDMSW 1.5 or 1.6 on your current PC):
  1. Download the software file (ZIP) and "Save this program to disk" to download the self-extracting file DDMSW18FULL.EXE to a folder (for example, c:\temp) on your PC.
  2. Double-click on DDMSW18FULL.EXE to self-extract files at the folder (for example, c:\temp).
  3. Locate Setup.exe at the folder (for example, c:\temp) and double-click on Setup.exe to install DDMSW 1.8.
Install full version of DDMSW 1.8 (even if you already have DDMSW 1.5 or 1.6 on your current PC; this is not recommended):
  1. Launch your older version of DDMSW, and follow the steps of:
    1. File
    2. Management
    3. Backup Project to Backup All Your Previous Projects
      1. All these backup projects are in "zip" format and located in c:\ddmsw\backup\. Copy all these "zip" files to a different location in your PC (not under ddmsw folder).
  2. Uninstall your older version of DDMSW.
  3. Download the software file (ZIP) and "Save this program to disk" to download the self-extracting file DDMSW18FULL.EXE to a folder (for example, c:\temp) on your PC.
  4. Double-click on DDMSW18FULL.EXE to self-extract files at the folder (for example, c:\temp).
  5. Locate Setup.exe at the folder (for example, c:\temp) and double-click on Setup.exe to install DDMSW 1.8.
  6. Launch DDMSW 1.8 and import your previously backed-up projects into the system. Import following these steps.
    1. File
    2. Management
    3. Import
    4. Project

Questions


If you have any questions, please email Dr. Carlos Carriaga.