Changes between Version 14 and Version 15 of Download


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Timestamp:
Oct 21, 2009, 10:29:32 AM (12 years ago)
Author:
Christian Franke
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Update Windows install info

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    298298=== Windows - Install the Windows package ===
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    300 Download and run the latest smartmontools [http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page NSIS]-installer
    301 ({{{*.win32-setup.exe}}}) from
    302 [http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartmontools/files/ here].
    303 
    304 The default install type "Full" creates start menu shortcuts including an uninstaller, and adds the install directory to the PATH variable.
    305 
    306 Select install type "Extract files only" to disable these extra components.
    307 
    308 Virus scanners occasionally produce false positive virus reports for NSIS-installers, see the [http://nsis.sourceforge.net/NSIS_False_Positives NSIS False Positives page]. If this is the case for the smartmontools installer, please send a report to the [mailto:smartmontools-support@lists.sourceforge.net smartmontools-support mailing list]
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    310 Starting with smartmontools release 5.37, the Windows package is no longer provided as a ZIP archive ({{{*.win32.zip}}}).
    311 
    312 If the self extracting installer cannot be used for some reason, the files may also be unpacked by a recent version of [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-Zip].
    313 
    314 More recent (and probably unstable) Windows test releases build from CVS snapshots are available [http://smartmontools-win32.dyndns.org/smartmontools/ here].
     300Download and run the latest smartmontools [http://nsis.sourceforge.net/Main_Page NSIS]-installer ({{{*.win32-setup.exe}}}) from [http://sourceforge.net/projects/smartmontools/files/ here].
     301More recent Windows test releases build from SVN snapshots are available [http://smartmontools-win32.dyndns.org/smartmontools/ here].
     302
     303The default install type "Full" creates start menu shortcuts including an uninstaller, and adds the install directory to the PATH variable. Select install type "Extract files only" to disable these extra components. If the [http://www.ubcd4win.com/ UBCD4Win]-builder is installed, the extra option "UBCD4Win plugin" can be used to add smartmontools to UBCD4Win.
     304
     305Virus scanners occasionally produce false positive virus reports for NSIS-installers, see the [http://nsis.sourceforge.net/NSIS_False_Positives NSIS False Positives page]. If this is the case for the smartmontools installer, please send a report to the [mailto:smartmontools-support@lists.sourceforge.net smartmontools-support mailing list].
     306
     307Starting with smartmontools release 5.37, the Windows package is no longer provided as a ZIP archive ({{{*.win32.zip}}}). If the self extracting installer cannot be used for some reason, the files may also be unpacked by a recent version of [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-Zip].
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     309To use the smartd warning mail feature, download and install the [http://www.blat.net/ Blat] mail utility. See the [http://wpkg.org/Smartmontools WPKG-Wiki] for info about automated deployment of smartmontools and Blat.
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