Installing Mathematica-9.0 on Windows

Installing Mathematica for Network Licenses


Mathematica is available for Windows, Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X. For a complete list of platform availability, click here. Any supported machine can act as a client for running Mathematica, provided the following two conditions are met:
  • The client has access to the Mathematica files, either locally or from a file server on the network.
  • The license server running MathLM is available on the TCP/IP network.
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To install Mathematica:

1.Insert the Mathematica DVD. Open the folder to view the files. Double Click on the executable “Mathematica_9.0_WIN.exe” . The startup window appears.

2.The Mathematica Setup window appears. Click Next. By default, Mathematica is installed in the directory C:\Program Files\Wolfram Research\Mathematica\9.0. To choose another destination directory, click Browse. The follwoing windows will appear during the installation. You can specify directories as you desire on your PC. Click Install when you are ready to begin the installation.
3.Once all the files are copied to your disk, installation is complete. Click Finish.
4.After installation, the first time when you start Mathematica, the following window with password dialog box appears. Select “Other ways to Activate”.
5.Click on “Connect to a network license server” Then enter the name of the license server running MathLM in the text field provided.
6.Then enter the name of the license server running MathLM in the text field provided and click on “Activate”
7.Accept the terms of agreement by clicking on the box and then click on OK.
8.A welcome screen as shown below appears. Now you are ready to use Mathematica.