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1 (4) Renewed Tekla Structures 16.

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Renewed Tekla Structures 16.0 installation


Tekla Structures 16.0 installation has been changed compared to previous Tekla Structures versions: The software and the environments have been split into separate installation packages The 64-bit version of Tekla Structures no longer requires installing the 32-bit version first The folder structure of the installation has been renewed according to Microsofts recommendations

Tekla Structures 16 is lighter and faster for you to download and install. The Tekla Structures 16.0 installation has been built according to Microsofts requirements for Windows 7 certification.

Installing Tekla Structures 16.0


To take Tekla Structures 16.0 into use you need to:

1. Install the license server New version of Tekla Structures License Server (1.14) is recommended for all users 2. Install the software Choose either the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, depending on your computers set-up. The software installation package also installs the common environment, which is utilized by all other environments. Do not uninstall the common environment. 3. Install the localized environment(s)

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2 (4) Renewed Tekla Structures 16.0 installation Tekla Structures environments now consist of separate installation packages, and they can be installed only if Tekla Structures 16.0 software is installed first. You need to install at least one environment.

After installing the software and at least one environment you are ready to start with Tekla Structures 16.0.

New folder structure


The folder structure of Tekla Structures 16.0 has been renewed according to Microsofts requirements for Windows 7 certification. Tekla Structures 16.0 is installed to your computer in the following way:

1. If no previous version installation of Tekla Structures is found, the default for Software is Program Files. 2. If previous version(s) of Tekla Structures installation is found, the folder of the newest found version is used as default 3. If Software is installed to Program Files, environments will be installed to ProgramData (Windows Vista or Windows 7) or Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ (Windows XP) 4. If Software is installed to some other folder than Program Files (like C:\TeklaStructures), environments will be installed there too

Please note that the ProgramData folder may be hidden, depending on your computer settings. To show hidden files and folders 1. Open Folder Options by clicking the Windows Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options. 2. Click the View tab. 3. Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then click OK. The following images present how the folder structure has changed compared to Tekla Structures 15.0 when using default file locations.

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3 (4) Renewed Tekla Structures 16.0 installation Tekla Structures 16.0 installed by default to a computer that doesnt have a previous Tekla Structures version:

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4 (4) Renewed Tekla Structures 16.0 installation Tekla Structures 16.0 installed by default to a computer that has previous Tekla Structures versions:

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