SkyWin® Installation (for Windows)

Prerequisites
  • MySQL — SkyWin® will only support MySQL databases.
    The default when using SkyWin® is to use a MS Access database locally. This is for Demo purposes only and you need to use MySQL for live data.
  • A Pentium class III PC, 800MHz or faster.
  • Windows 7 or later.
  • Disk space 100MB for installation.
  • MDAC 2.6 (version 2.7 is included in the installation package).
  • The user installing, configuring and running SkyWin® must have administrative rights in the operating system.
Installation

Download and install SkyWin® from the Download library, the user installing and configuring SkyWin® must have administrative rights in the operating system.

SkyWin® requires MDAC to be installed in order to access databases. MDAC only has to be installed once on each computer, and is included in the installation package.

Upgrade

Make sure you always have a backup of you database prior to upgrading.

Download and execute database script needed, for most upgrades there will be no script. But if there is it will be found at the Download library.

Download and install the latest version of SkyWin® from the Download library, the user installing and configuring SkyWin® must have administrative rights in the operating system.

Start SkyWin® and the program will complete the upgrade and let you know when it is done, for the majority of all upgrades this takes less than 1 second.