How to Install InterBase XE on Windows 7

By: Tim DelChiaro

Abstract: Step by step instructions for installing InterBase XE on Windows 7

Home > Part I: Getting Started > Installing InterBase XE Update 4 for Windows XP/Windows 7 > Installation


1.  Double-click the file, and then double-click ib_install.exe.

Note:     It is recommended that your exit all Windows programs before running the setup program.

2.  Following the instructions as you are guided through the install wizard.

3.  In the Multi Instance Feature pane, make sure you leave the default setting of “No”.

4.  In the Select Components pane, select Server and ClientDocumentation, and Register and click Next.

5.  Leave the default destination folder as is and click Next again to start the installation. The Embarcadero InterBase XE installation dialog opens.

6.  Once InterBase is installed the InterBase XE Product Registration dialog appears.


7.  When you selected to download your application, you were emailed a serial number. Enter it and your DN account information and click Register

8.  Click Finish to complete the installation.

This information comes from the InterBase Quick Start Guide.

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