Setting up the installation environment

Use this section describes to setup the installation environment. 

Configuring DEP on Windows computers

 Before installing or upgrading the components on a Windows computer, you must configure the data execution prevention (DEP) feature to recognize the installation program. If DEP is not configured to recognize the installation program, it can block the installation program from continuing and an error message might appear, stating that you must configure your computer before you can proceed with the installation.

  1. Use the method appropriate for your computer:
    1. On the Windows desktop, right-click the My Computer icon, and select Properties
    2. On a Windows VM, select Start > Control Panel > System.
  2. Select the Advanced tab, and under the Performance heading, select Settings.
    1. Select the Data Execution Prevention tab, and click Add.
    2. Select path\installationDirectory\installerName, and click Apply.
    3. Click OK, and click OK again to close the System Properties window.

Configuring terminal services on Windows 2008 and Windows 2012 computers

  1. Access the Charms bar by moving the mouse to one of the right corners of the screen and click Search (the magnifying glass).
  2. In the text box, type regedit.
  3. Navigate to Computer >HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > Terminal Server.
  4. Double-click the DeleteTempDirsOnExit entry, update Value data to 0, and then click OK.
  5. Double-click the PerSessionTempDir entry, update Value data to 0, and then click OK.
  6. Restart the computer for the registry changes to take effect.

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