This installation guide provides instructions on how to install the software.

Installing for First Time Users

The following steps guide users through the installation of Masonry Analysis Structural Systems.

  1. Insert MASS DVD
  2. Users with AutoRun/AutoPlay enabled will be prompted to select ‘Open folder to view files’, as shown below in Figure 1‑1. Users that are not prompted can click on ‘Start’ → ‘My Computer’ and double click on the DVD drive icon to open the folder. Note that for users using Windows 10, ‘My Computer’ is now called ‘This PC’

Figure 1‑1: Open folder to view files

  1. There are 4 files on the MASS DVD, as seen below in Figure 1‑2. For users that have .NET Framework 4 installed, click on the MASS.msi file to begin installation. For users that do not have .NET Framework 4 or are unsure, click setup.exe to begin installation of .NET Framework 4. After launching setup.exe please follow the on screen prompts.

Figure 1‑2: Files Currently on the Disc

  1. After launching MASS, users are prompted by a Setup Wizard. To proceed with installation, click ‘Next >’, as shown in Figure 1‑3.

Figure 1‑3: Setup Wizard

  1. After agreeing to the End User License Agreement, specify the location MASS will be placed. By default the folder is placed in C:\Program Files\Masonry Analysis Structural Systems. Note that for some users, rather than installing in ‘Program files’, MASS™ will be installed in ‘Program Files (x86)’.

Figure 1‑4: Masonry Analysis Structural Systems Installer

  1. After specifying the destination, click ‘Next >’ to continue.
  2. After clicking ‘Next >’ the installation process will begin, as shown in Figure 1‑5.

Figure 1‑5: Installing Masonry Analysis Structural Systems

  1. Throughout the installation process the user may be prompted by Windows Security to allow the installation of Masonry Analysis Structural Systems. In order to continue please click ‘Allow’.
  2. When installation is complete a window will indicate that Masonry Analysis Structural Systems has been successfully installed. Please click ‘Close’ to finish the installation, as shown in Figure 1‑6.

Figure 1‑6: Installation Complete

Installing a New Version

The following steps guide users through the installation of Masonry Analysis Structural Systems.

  1. Insert MASS DVD
  2. Users with AutoRun/AutoPlay enabled will be prompted to select ‘Open folder to view files’, as shown in Figure 1‑7. Users that are not prompted can click on ‘Start’ → ‘My Computer’ and double click on the DVD drive icon to open the folder.

Figure 1‑7: Open folder to view files

  1. There are 4 files on the MASS DVD, as seen in Figure 1‑8. For users that have .NET Framework 4 installed, click on the MASS.msi file to begin installation. For users that do not have .NET Framework 4 or are unsure, click setup.exe to begin installation of .NET Framework 4. After launching setup.exe please follow the on screen prompts.

Figure 1‑8: Files Currently on the Disc

  1. After launching MASS, users are prompted by a Setup Wizard. To proceed with installation, click ‘Next >’, as shown in Figure 1‑9.

Figure 1‑9: Setup Wizard

  1. After agreeing to the End User License Agreement, specify the location MASS will be placed. By default the folder is placed in C:\Program Files\Masonry Analysis Structural Systems, as shown in Figure 1‑10.

Figure 1‑10: Masonry Analysis Structural Systems Installer

  1. After specifying the destination, click ‘Next >’ to continue.
  2. After clicking ‘Next >’ the installation process will begin, as shown in Figure 1‑11.

Figure 1‑11: Installing Masonry Analysis Structural Systems

  1. Throughout the installation process the user may be prompted by Windows Security to allow the installation of Masonry Analysis Structural Systems. In order to continue please click ‘Allow’.
  2. When installation is complete a window will indicate that Masonry Analysis Structural Systems has been successfully installed. Please click ‘Close’ to finish the installation, as shown in Figure 1‑12.

Figure 1‑12: Installation Complete

 

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