By: Tim DelChiaro
Abstract: Latest updated version of the installation instructions for Delphi and C++Builder 2009
NOTE: Installing the English version of the product updates Internet Explorer with the English version of Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1. If you are running a localized operating system, run Windows Update to ensure that you get the proper localized version of Internet Explorer.
Prerequisites: The product requires a number of prerequisites including the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Redistributable Package, Microsoft Visual J# version 2.0 Redistributable Package, Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC) 2.8, Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0, and the Language Pack for MS .NET Framework 2.0. The prerequisites are automatically installed on your system during the install process if they are not already present.
The Delphi and C++Builder 2009 installer can be used to install Delphi 2009 and/or C++Builder 2009 as well as additional software.
See Installing Optional, Add-on Products for information on the additional software.
The serial number you enter determines which product (Delphi, C++Builder or a bundle of the two) which edition (Professional, Enterprise or Architect) and which type of license (commercial, academic or trial) will be installed.
For Windows Vista, you must run as Administrator or be on the Administrator list to install the product.
The product can be installed by any licensed user with administrator privileges, and is immediately available to all licensed users of the same machine. It is also available to any licensed users you might add later.
You are prompted to reboot your system at the end of the installation if the installer updated Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1, or if MDAC 2.8 was installed from the installer setup.
If the drive containing the folder specified in your TEMP environment variable is low on space, the Installer might halt with an error message noting the shortage. If this occurs, you'll need to assign your TEMP variable to a folder on a drive with more disk space, then rerun the installation. See Minimum System Requirements for exact specification.
Duplicate copies of assemblies installed in the GAC are provided in the <CommonFilesFolder>\CodeGear Shared\RAD Studio\Shared Assemblies\6.0 directory. If C:\ is your Windows drive, the default <CommonFilesFolder> is C:\Program Files\Common Files\.
See the README.htm file for additional information about the product. For location information, see the opening paragraphs of this document.
Don't use double-byte characters in the path or directory for installation. Delphi and C++Builder 2009 are Unicode-enabled, but the installer has not been enabled for Unicode.
If the product is purchased using Electronic Software Delivery, you receive a .zip file.
You are asked to supply an archive location for the install ZIP files.
Note: Backing up the downloaded ZIP files is strongly encouraged so that in the future you can do a reinstall without downloading all the ZIP files again.
Alternatively, you can try the following:
The online help is now installed in a separate operation from the main product:
If you have installed C++Builder 2009 or Delphi 2009, and you want to install another product or update, use the following steps:
ER/Studio Developer Edition is a database modeling and design tool that helps developers visualize and work with database structures. Install ER/Studio Developer Edition by clicking the Install ER/Studio Developer Edition button on the DVD install launcher or clicking the button to download the installer and then running the installer if installing from an electronic download version of the product.
ER/Studio Developer Edition is registered when you register your Delphi or C++Builder products. Delphi and C++Builder 2009 Architect include a full, non-expiring license for ER/Studio Developer Edition. Delphi and C++Builder 2009 Professional or Enterprise editions include a trial license for ER/Studio Developer Edition so you can experience the functionality of the Architect edition for a limited time.
Rave Reports offers a powerful suite of components that simplify the task of creating professional reports. The select features dialog of the installer includes an entry where you can select or deselect the option to run the Rave Reports installer. If you want to install Rave later, the install file is located in the \Rave directory on the installation DVD or available for download from the Registered Users pages on http://www.codegear.com.
InterBase 2009 Developer Edition provides all developers the best cross-platform database to build and test database applications for embedded and SME segments. Developers are free to choose the standard connectivity they want, and make use of a mature SQL92 compliant database for their applications. Database Performance monitoring allows the developer to streamline applications for optimal deployment.
Install InterBase by clicking the InterBase button on the DVD launcher or download it from the Registered Users pages on http://www.codegear.com. Your free InterBase Developer serial number is included on a sticker in your product box or in your order confirmation email (or in a PDF file if you purchased via electronic delivery).
Your CodeGear Express Edition of InstallAware provides the industry-unique benefits of partial web deployment, 67% better compression, interactive Flash/HTML billboards, one-click runtime deployment, unlimited web updates, and one-click patching. Install InstallAware Express by clicking the InstallAware Express button on the DVD launcher or download it from Registered Users pages on http://www.codegear.com.
The Remote Debugger installer is available by clicking the Remote Debugger button on the DVD launcher or as a download from the Registered Users pages on http://www.codegear.com.
The RAD Studio Database Pack and/or C++ Boost Libraries not installing can occur if you use Vista and do not accept the escalation request during the install process.
After an install you should have entries under Add/Remove Programs: Rad Studio 2009, CodeGear Database Pack, and for C++ Users - Boost Libraries for C++Builder 2009. If missing, open a command-line window, go to where your install files are located, and run
Boost_Setup.exe (for C++Builder 2009 users only)
To uninstall the product, the Administrator who initially installed the product must open the Control Panel, select Add or Remove Programs, select CodeGear RAD Studio and click the Remove button. After uninstalling, in order to remove user-specific data from the Windows registry, all non-Administrator users of the product must log in and delete the following registry key:
WARNING: Registry editing is performed at your own risk. This document and other documentation that accompanies this product describe how to edit your Windows registry. In most cases, CodeGear recommends that you use the Microsoft Regedit tool to perform editing. Whatever tool you use, however, you should, before making any changes, make backups of your registry and thoroughly familiarize yourself with the editing tool and the registry editing process. The registry is a critical component of your operating system, and any mistakes you make while editing it can cause your machine to stop functioning.
In Add/Remove Programs, there will be entries for CodeGear RAD Studio, CodeGear Delphi and C++Builder 2009 Help System, CodeGear Delphi and C++Builder 2009 Database Pack, and Boost Libraries for C++Builder 2009. Select the RAD Studio entry to uninstall and the Database Pack and Boost will automatically get uninstalled. You will need to remove the Help separately.
The Database Pack is required by the IDE. You should not uninstall the Database Pack separately.
After uninstalling, user-specific data such as default project settings might remain in configuration files found in this directory:
Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\CodeGear\BDS\6.0\
This folder should be manually removed.
This folder should be manually removed.
Please open a support case on the http://support.codegear.com website if you encounter any problems during installation.
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