By: Tim DelChiaro
Abstract: Latest updated version of the installation instructions for Delphi and C++Builder 2010
Prerequisites: The product requires a number of prerequisites including the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP1 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. If you do not have the Microsoft .NET Framework on your system, then the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 will be installed with the product.
The Delphi and C+Builder 2010 installer can be used to install Delphi 2010 and/or C+Builder 2010 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.
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\7.0 directory. If C:\ is your Windows drive, the default <CommonFilesFolder> is C:\Program Files\Common Files\.
Don't use double-byte characters in the path or directory for installation. Delphi and C++Builder 2010 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.
If you purchased Networked Licenses (managed by the Embarcadero License Server or FLEX) for Delphi 2010 or C++Builder 2010, you must follow these instructions to set up the install image or your users will be prompted for a serial number and be unable to install.
If you have a media kit:
If you have an electronic software download:
The online help is now installed in a separate operation from the main product:
If you have installed C++Builder 2010 or Delphi 2010, 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 install launcher. If you have the electronic download version of the product, you will be prompted to download the ER/Studio setup program.
ER/Studio Developer Edition is registered when you register your Delphi or C+Builder products. RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder 2010 Architect include a full, non-expiring license for ER/Studio Developer Edition. RAD Studio, Delphi and C+Builder 2010 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, Rave is available for download from the Registered Users pages at http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/rad_studio, http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/delphi or http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/c_builder.
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 install launcher or download it from http://downloads.embarcadero.com/free/interbase.
Register InterBase 2009 Developer Edition using serial number: FBCB-8TAAEA-BJAZAD-34GC.
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 launcher or download it from Registered Users pages at http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/rad_studio, http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/delphi or http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/c_builder.
The Remote Debugger installer is available by clicking the Remote Debugger button on the install launcher or as a download from the Registered Users pages at http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/rad_studio, http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/delphi or http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/c_builder.
This disc is provided free of charge to all RAD Studio, Delphi, C++Builder, and Delphi Prism users. It contains additional resources developers will find valuable when writing software. Embarcadero Technologies thanks the fine Technology Partners who support our products. You can download an ISO of the Partner DVD using the button in the install launcher or download from the Registered User pages at http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/rad_studio, http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/delphi or http://cc.embarcadero.com/reg/c_builder. A Web-based version of the Partner DVD is available online at http://edn.embarcadero.com/article/29797.
boost_setup.exe (for C++Builder 2010 users only)
Please open a support case on the http://support.embarcadero.com web site if you encounter any problems during installation.
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