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This page describes how to '''install [[NASPA Zyzzyva]]''' on a '''Windows''' computer.
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This page describes how to '''install [[NASPA Zyzzyva]]''' on a '''Windows''' computer for NASPA members.
  
[[Kate Fukawa-Connelly]] has prepared a [http://zyzzyva.net/doc/install-windows-3.0.3.pdf PDF file] explaining in detail how to install NASPA Zyzzyva for the first time on a Windows computer. You should consult it even if you are an experienced user of past editions of the software, as many things have changed as of version 3.  
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== Installing NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0 ==
  
If you need just a checklist for the installation process, here it is:
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Note: This version requires Windows 7 (or Windows Server 2008 R2) or later.
  
* Make sure that you have a NASPA [[membership]], its ID (number) and password, and a Windows computer with an Internet connection.
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* Download the [[NASPA Zyzzyva Download|installer]], ignoring warnings that the software can harm your computer.
* Download the [http://www.zyzzyva.net/download.shtml installer], ignoring warnings that software can harm your computer.
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* Run the installer - you must accept the terms of use and specify where you want Zyzzyva to appear in the Start menu.
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* Review the [[Media:Zyzzyva_33_Notes.pdf|notes]] that appear at the end of the installation process.
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* Look for Zyzzyva in the Start Menu and click to open it.
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* Choose Edit > Preferences > Load Lexicons > Edit... and check NWL2020 and any other lexicons that you want to use.
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* Rebuild databases when prompted. This step may take several minutes if you have many lexicons installed. When it completes, you’re done!
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** If not prompted, you can choose Tools > Rebuild Database... to start the process.
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== Installing NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.4 ==
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Note: This version requires Windows 7 (or Windows Server 2008 R2) or later.
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* The installation instructions are the same as for NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0. However, note that CSW21 is not available in this release.
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* Review the [[Media:WhatsNew.pdf|What's New notes]].
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== Installing NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1 ==
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Note: This version requires Windows 7 (or Windows Server 2008 R2) or later.
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* The installation instructions are the same as for NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0. However, note that NWL2020 and CSW21 are not available in this release.
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* Review the [[Media:Zyz323New.pdf|What's New notes]].
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== Installing Older Versions ==
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If you are installing a version of NASPA Zyzzyva prior to 3.2.0,
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here is archived information about what you should do.
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This information is presented in three different ways:
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* A [http://zyzzyva.net/videos/install-windows-3.0.3.mp4 video] prepared by [[Dallas Johnson]].
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* A [http://zyzzyva.net/doc/install-windows-3.0.3.pdf PDF file] prepared by [[Kate Fukawa-Connelly]].
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* A checklist below for those who have installed NASPA Zyzzyva in the past.
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You should look at the video or the PDF file first, even if you are familiar with versions prior to 3.0, as much has changed since then.
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* If you wish to install the [[OTCWL]], [[OSPD]], [[SSWL]] or [[CSW]] lexicon, make sure that you have a NASPA [[membership]], its ID (number) and password, and a Windows computer with an Internet connection.
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* Download the [[NASPA Zyzzyva Download|installer]], ignoring warnings that software can harm your computer.
 
* Run the installer, reading the terms of use and clicking “next” or “I agree” where appropriate, finally clicking “Finish”.
 
* Run the installer, reading the terms of use and clicking “next” or “I agree” where appropriate, finally clicking “Finish”.
 
* Look for the Z icon on your desktop and click on it to open Zyzzyva.
 
* Look for the Z icon on your desktop and click on it to open Zyzzyva.
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* Click “OK” in response to “A license has been received from issuer ‘NASPA’”.
 
* Click “OK” in response to “A license has been received from issuer ‘NASPA’”.
 
* Click “OK” in response to “An activation certificate has been received from issuer ‘NASPA’”. Your license will now be listed on the screen, together with its validity and when you will next need to reactivate it.
 
* Click “OK” in response to “An activation certificate has been received from issuer ‘NASPA’”. Your license will now be listed on the screen, together with its validity and when you will next need to reactivate it.
* Choose Edit > Preferences > Load Lexicons > Edit... and check OTCWL2014.
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* Choose Edit > Preferences > Load Lexicons > Edit... and check OTCWL2016 and any other lexicons that you want to use.
 
* When prompted if you want to rebuild databases, so indicate. This step may take several minutes if you have many lexicons installed. When it completes, you’re done!
 
* When prompted if you want to rebuild databases, so indicate. This step may take several minutes if you have many lexicons installed. When it completes, you’re done!

Latest revision as of 13:00, 30 September 2021

This page describes how to install NASPA Zyzzyva on a Windows computer for NASPA members.

Installing NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0

Note: This version requires Windows 7 (or Windows Server 2008 R2) or later.

  • Download the installer, ignoring warnings that the software can harm your computer.
  • Run the installer - you must accept the terms of use and specify where you want Zyzzyva to appear in the Start menu.
  • Review the notes that appear at the end of the installation process.
  • Look for Zyzzyva in the Start Menu and click to open it.
  • Choose Edit > Preferences > Load Lexicons > Edit... and check NWL2020 and any other lexicons that you want to use.
  • Rebuild databases when prompted. This step may take several minutes if you have many lexicons installed. When it completes, you’re done!
    • If not prompted, you can choose Tools > Rebuild Database... to start the process.

Installing NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.4

Note: This version requires Windows 7 (or Windows Server 2008 R2) or later.

  • The installation instructions are the same as for NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0. However, note that CSW21 is not available in this release.
  • Review the What's New notes.

Installing NASPA Zyzzyva 3.2.1

Note: This version requires Windows 7 (or Windows Server 2008 R2) or later.

  • The installation instructions are the same as for NASPA Zyzzyva 3.3.0. However, note that NWL2020 and CSW21 are not available in this release.
  • Review the What's New notes.

Installing Older Versions

If you are installing a version of NASPA Zyzzyva prior to 3.2.0, here is archived information about what you should do.

This information is presented in three different ways:


You should look at the video or the PDF file first, even if you are familiar with versions prior to 3.0, as much has changed since then.

  • If you wish to install the OTCWL, OSPD, SSWL or CSW lexicon, make sure that you have a NASPA membership, its ID (number) and password, and a Windows computer with an Internet connection.
  • Download the installer, ignoring warnings that software can harm your computer.
  • Run the installer, reading the terms of use and clicking “next” or “I agree” where appropriate, finally clicking “Finish”.
  • Look for the Z icon on your desktop and click on it to open Zyzzyva.
  • If you are a first-time user, you may be prompted to choose which lexicons you want to use. Choosing a protected lexicon, to which you do not yet have access, may result in an error message that you can safely ignore.
  • Choose Tools > Manage Licences > Claim License... > NASPA
  • Enter your NASPA ID and password
  • Click “OK” in response to “A license has been received from issuer ‘NASPA’”.
  • Click “OK” in response to “An activation certificate has been received from issuer ‘NASPA’”. Your license will now be listed on the screen, together with its validity and when you will next need to reactivate it.
  • Choose Edit > Preferences > Load Lexicons > Edit... and check OTCWL2016 and any other lexicons that you want to use.
  • When prompted if you want to rebuild databases, so indicate. This step may take several minutes if you have many lexicons installed. When it completes, you’re done!