Installing Tricerat Products on Windows Server 2008 R1 and Windows Vista (64-bit)


Introduction

Windows Server 2008 R1 and Windows Vista have evolved over time and Microsoft has addressed many early shortfalls. 


Service Pack 2 Required 

Requirement: Before any Tricerat product can be successfully installed on Windows Server 2008 R1 or Windows Vista (64-bit), a minimum of Service Pack 2 is required. 

Best Practice: Download and install the latest Microsoft Service Pack for Windows Server 2008 R1 or Windows Vista (64-bit) before installing any Tricerat products. 


Hotfix 380917 Required 

Requirement: Before any Tricerat product can be successfully installed on Windows Server 2008 R1 or Windows Vista (64-bit), Microsoft Hotfix 380917 is required. 

Best Practice: Apply Hotfix 380917 in a test environment and test fully before deploying on production machines. 

Downloading: If you're not sure where to find and download Hotfix 380917, you will find it at this link.

 

Windows Updates 

Best Practice: Download and install the latest Microsoft Windows Updates for Windows Server 2008 R1 or Windows Vista (64-bit) and bring the machine current on all Windows Updates before installing any Tricerat products. 

Installing Tricerat Products on Windows Server 2008 R2