Install New Bloomberg Serial Number

Bloomberg Software Installation Manual
English
16 April 2015
Version: 9.5
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Table of Contents
Download the Bloomberg Software ..........................................................................................2
Install New Bloomberg Serial Number ......................................................................................8
Testing the Bloomberg Terminal .............................................................................................11
Minimum File and Registry Rights for the Bloomberg Application......................................13
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Download the Bloomberg Software
From Internet Explorer or other Standard WEB Browser, enter the following URL in the Address field to
download the complete Bloomberg installation package.
http://www. bloombergsoftware.com
Click Terminal - New Installation to perform a Full Installation.
Select Save – Save as to save the program to your desktop.
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Click Save.
After the software download is complete, double-click the icon located on your desktop.
This will execute the Wise Installation Wizard for the Bloomberg Professional® service.
NOTE: Be sure to install the Bloomberg Professional® software under a login with Administrator rights.
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Please click the Next button to continue or Cancel to exit the installation.
Please review the License Agreement and confirm you agree to it by clicking the Accept button. Should
you not wish to accept these terms, please click the Reject button and the installation will be cancelled.
Please click
button in the Wizard if you need more assistance.
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The default location for the installation of the Bloomberg Professional® Service software is automatically
populated. Click on Next to accept this location and continue.
If you need to change the location, click on the Browse button to open a dialog box where you can enter
or navigate to the desired location. Click on OK to return. Click on Next to confirm new location and
continue.
Note: If the installer detects a previously installed version, the existing location will be respected and this
screen will not be displayed.
Please click
button in the Wizard if you need more assistance.
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This screen will configure the desired connection method for your Bloomberg Professional®
Service. The default setting is “Connect to the Bloomberg using Private IP network” as this is the most
common connection type and should be selected if you are unsure which method you should be using. In
any case, this setting can be changed after the installation is complete.
 Connect to the Bloomberg using Private IP Network
This option refers to a dedicated leased line connection via Bloomberg supplied access
router(s).
 Connect to the Bloomberg using Internet
This option is typically used for direct Internet access to Bloomberg, or when Private IP is
unavailable.
 Connection Wizard
The Connection Wizard is accessed by entering CONN<GO> on the Bloomberg Terminal or clicking on
the red CONN button on the toolbar.
Please click
button in the Wizard if you need more assistance.
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The preparation stage is complete - we are now ready install the software. Click on Next to proceed, or if
you need to change any of the choices you have already made, click Back to review.
The figure above shows the installation process is now complete. After clicking Finish, you will now be able to
launch Bloomberg by double clicking the Bloomberg icon on your Desktop, or by going to Start – Programs –
Bloomberg.
Note: Launch Activation Guide - You can refer the Activation Guide after clicking Exit. Otherwise,
uncheck the checkbox. Activation Guide will be launched to assist in activating of your terminal.
Please click
button in the Wizard if you need more assistance.
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Install New Bloomberg Serial Number
There are two ways to install New Bloomberg Serial Number.
Access Point On Demand (APOD) for Bloomberg Anywhere users.
Access Point On Demand (APOD) has been designed to allow a user to create a configured
Bloomberg Access Point, without interaction with a Bloomberg representative.
Install new serial number for Terminal Based License users.
Install new serial number option is for Terminal Based License users (Non-Bloomberg
Anywhere users).
Access Point on Demand (APOD) Creation Steps
Step 1 - Launch the Connection Wizard by double clicking the Bloomberg icon on your Desktop, or by
going to Start – Programs – Bloomberg. Select the Access Point tab, enter LOGIN NAME and
PASSWORD. Click Submit.
If connection via Private IP has been established proceed to Step 3. If connection via Internet has
been established proceed to Step 2.
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Step 2 - The User is then prompted to perform a screen-sync and to enter the B-Unit code. Click Submit.
Step 3 - The above Bloomberg message will appear after the user’s credentials have been validated.
Click OK.
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Step 4 - Click OK. At this point you will be required to log into Bloomberg as normal using your Login
name, password and B-Unit.
Install new serial number
Launch the Connection Wizard by double clicking the Bloomberg icon on your Desktop, or by going to
Start – Programs – Bloomberg. Select the Serial Number tab and click Install new serial number option.
At this time, contact your local Bloomberg Installations representative for further instruction.
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Testing the Bloomberg Terminal
TOUR INSTALL
This program ensures that BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL terminals are installed properly and have
access to all standard functions. To run the program, type TOUR INSTALL from the 1-Bloomberg
"Cancel" page and press <Enter>. The system will log in, using TOUR as the user name. After login has
been completed, the following Select a Language and TOUR INSTALL main menu page will appear
with 8 options:
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TOUR INSTALL Menu Item Descriptions
1.Check Bloomberg Software versions
2.Set your Keyboard type
3.Check if PDF file is downloaded and displayed correctly
4.Check if audio/video is functioning properly using VID function
5.Check BBCOM/API DEMO is running properly and API data can be downloaded
6.Check if Smart Client is functioning properly using FFIP function
7.Check Bloomberg web site can be displayed properly on Bloomberg screen
8.Check if Bloomberg screen is printed out correctly
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Minimum File and Registry Rights for the Bloomberg Application
Bloomberg software is upgraded automatically every month. Please keep in mind to set up the
permissions for the files/folders and registry in order to prevent any problem with the auto-upgrade, by
taking the following steps:
Log into Windows as an Administrator and install the Bloomberg software.
Set up full-access to Bloomberg folder/sub folders permission for Windows User who uses Bloomberg.
Bloomberg is installed under c:\blp by default.
Open Windows Explorer. Right-click on Bloomberg folder and go to [Properties].
On Security Tab, choose appropriate Group or User name and click ‘Full Control’ for Permissions.
Set up full-access or the following necessary keys to Bloomberg software for appropriate group/user.
Necessary Keys: [Query Value], [Set Value], [Create Subkey], [Enumerate Subkeys], [Delete], [Read
Control], [Notify].
Click [Start] and go to [Run…]. Type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
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Click on “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Bloomberg L.P.” for 32-bit Operating System, Click
on “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Bloomberg L.P.” for 64-bit Operating
System, and go to [Permissions…] located under the Edit menu as depicted below.
Choose appropriate Group or User name and click ‘Full Control’ for Permissions or click ‘Advanced’ to
set up minimum keys.
NOTE: In case the Bloomberg user is not a Windows Administrator or Power User, the following keys need to be
set up the same. Repeat steps 5 and 6 for the following keys.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
Users can have the rights listed below instead of Uninstall.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bloomberg Office Tools
(For 32-bit Operating System)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bloomberg
Office Tools (For 64-bit Operating System)
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