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Installation Guide
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Installation Guide
Fusion
Please take the time to read these instructions
before installing 2020 Fusion.
IMPORTANT Please do not follow these
instructions if you are installing a ‘Free Trial’
version of 2020 Fusion, a separate installation
guide is available for this type of installation.
If you do not have a DVD drive please contact
the Support Helpline.
20-20 Technologies Limited
Inca House
Eureka Science Park
Ashford
Kent
TN25 4AB
Support Helpline
Telephone:
+44 (0) 1233 635533
Email:fusionsupport@2020spaces.com
Website:2020spaces.com
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Actively Supported Operating Systems
PC Operating Systems (64 bit only)
- Windows 10 (Excluding Windows 10 S)
- Windows 8.1, with Update 1
(Excluding Windows 8.1 RT)
- Windows 7, with Service Pack 1, including all
‘recommended’ updates
(Excluding Windows 7 Starter)
- Windows Server 2016, with Desktop
Experience (Excluding ‘Nano-Server’)
- Windows Server 2012 R2, with Update 1
(Excluding ‘Foundation Edition’)
Index
Install Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Upgrade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
New Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Types of Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Server and Client
New Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Using Existing Database . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Server Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Client - Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Catalogue Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Required 3rd Party Software . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
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Mac Operating Systems (64 bit only)
Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or newer WITH Boot
Camp 6.1 or newer AND Windows 10 (Excluding
Windows 10 S).
For a complete list of required 3rd party
software, please see PAGE 30 of this document.
Installation Guide
Install Software
IMPORTANT If a shared database is to be
used, installation must be performed on the PC
containing the database first.
Attach USB Dongle before running the installer.
EXISTING USERS
If upgrading to Version 6 from any of Version 2,
3, 4, or 5 of 2020 Fusion:
Please make sure that all customers,
catalogues, tasks and designs are checked in
before commencing.
Insert the 2020 Fusion DVD labelled
­“Software DVD”.
Please create and save a backup of your
database before commencing.
If upgrading from Version 1.1 of 2020 Fusion or
earlier, please contact your local 2020 Fusion
Support Team before proceeding.
The DVD will automatically start running the
installation program.
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Install Software – Upgrade
If a previous version of 2020 Fusion is found, this dialog will appear.
Click Next. (Cancel will abort the installation)
NOTE The existing database will be backed up
by this installer before updating.
Progress of the installation process will be
indicated.
NOTE Several dialogs may appear during this
process.
When the installation of your update is
complete, click Finish.
The latest version of 2020 Fusion is installed and
ready to use.
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Install Software – New Installation
The welcome screen appears.
A reminder to attach the dongle will appear.
Click Next
Read and agree to the Licence Agreement
before continuing.
If you have a printer installed we would
recommend that you print a copy of the licence
agreement,
Click “I Accept...”
and click Next.
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Install Software – New Installation
Enter your user information.
NOTE This may already be entered
automatically from your system.
Click Next.
At this point we need to establish which type of
installation is required.
See TYPES OF INSTALLATION.
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Types of Installation
NO PREVIOUS VERSION OF 2020 FUSION INSTALLED
Server and Client Setup
New Installation
This option installs all 2020 Fusion software
(including the client database) on the target
machine. This type of installation must be
selected when 2020 Fusion is installed on a
single computer not connected to any other
computers, or when it will run 2020 Fusion
and share the database with other computers.
Go to PAGE 10.
Server and Client Setup
Using existing database
This option installs all 2020 Fusion software
(Using an existing client database) on the
target machine. This type of installation must
be selected when 2020 Fusion is installed on
a single computer not connected to any other
computers, or when it will run 2020 Fusion
and share the database with other computers.
Go to PAGE 14.
Server Setup
The ‘Server Setup’ option will only install the
client database on the target machine and
should only be used where there is more than
one computer on a network with a requirement
to share designs. This option does not install
2020 Fusion, just the client database and should
be installed before any client machines.
Go to PAGE 18.
Client Network Setup
The ‘Client Setup’ option will install all of the
2020 Fusion software except for the client
database on the target machine. During this
form of setup you will be prompted for the
location of the client database which you
must already have installed. This option is only
suitable for new installations of 2020 Fusion.
Go to PAGE 21.
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Server and Client – New Installation
Please refer to the separate Network Client
installation instructions if your computer is
connected to a network and you wish to work
with a shared customer database held on
another computer.
IMPORTANT If you wish to let other computers
share the database installed on this computer
and you have installed 2020 Fusion, the folder
containing the Connect Master Database must
be “Shared” with all read/write permissions
enabled.
Select Server and Client Setup and click Next.
NOTE This option is the server setup and the
client setup combined, therefore all 2020 Fusion
software (including the client database) will be
installed on the target machine.
Select Create a new database and click Next.
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Server and Client – New Installation
The installer will enter the recommended
database location.
This is the default location for installations on
Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
NOTE Use the Browse button if another
location is required.
Click Next.
Confirmation of the installation destination
appears.
NOTE You may select Back at any time to
change these details.
Click Next to continue the installation.
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Server and Client – New Installation
A status screen will appear indicating the
installer’s progress.
Click Finish when the installation is complete.
A 2020 Fusion icon will appear on the desktop.
DOUBLE-CLICK to start.
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Server and Client – New Installation
A 2020 Fusion program group will also be
available in the Windows Start menu.
2020 Fusion can be started by either method.
The manufacturers’ catalogues can now be
installed. Go to PAGE 25.
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Server and Client – Using Existing Database
IMPORTANT If you wish to let other computers
share the database installed on this computer
and you have installed 2020 Fusion, the folder
containing the Connect Master Database must
be “Shared” with all read/write permissions
enabled.
Please refer to the separate Network Client
installation instructions if your computer is
connected to a network and you wish to work
with a shared customer database held on
another computer.
Select Server and Client Setup and click Next.
IMPORTANT If upgrading multiple users
to Version 6 from a previous edition, please
ensure that no-one is currently logged into the
database (i.e. ensure that no-one is currently
using Connect/2020 Fusion) and initially update
just one user first. Validate that the process
has been successful for that user and, once
confirmed, update the rest of the users.
In the event of any problems, please contact
you local Support Team
NOTE This option is the server setup and the
client setup combined, therefore all 2020 Fusion
software (using the existing client database)
will be installed on the target machine.
Select Use an existing database and click
Next.
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Server and Client – Using Existing Database
The installer will enter the expected database
location.
This is the default location for installations on
Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
NOTE Use the Browse button if another
location is required.
NOTE Use the Browse button if another
location is required.
Click Next.
Confirmation of installation destination appears.
NOTE You may select Back at any time to
change these details.
Click Next.
NOTE You may select Back at any time to
change these details.
Click Next to continue the installation.
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Server and Client – Using Existing Database
A status screen will appear indicating the
installer’s progress.
Click Finish when the installation is complete.
A 2020 Fusion icon will appear on the desktop.
DOUBLE-CLICK to start.
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Server and Client – Using Existing Database
A 2020 Fusion program group will also be
available in the Windows Start menu.
2020 Fusion can be started by either method.
The manufacturers’ catalogues can now be
installed. Go to PAGE 25.
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Server Setup
Select Server Setup and click Next.
This type of setup should be chosen when the
user requires the client database to be located
on a different machine to the one/s running the
2020 Fusion program, i.e. when multiple users
on different machines are connecting to the
same database on a server.
Select Create a new database and click Next.
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Server Setup
The installer will display the recommended
database location.
This is the default location for installations on
Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7.
NOTE Use the Browse button if another
location is required.
Click Next.
Confirmation of installation destination appears.
NOTE You may select Back at any time to
change these details.
Click Next to continue the installation.
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Server Setup
A status screen will appear indicating the
installer’s progress.
Click Finish when the installation is complete.
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Client – Network
Select Client Setup and click Next.
NOTE The Client Setup option will install all of
the 2020 Fusion software except for the client
database on the target machine.
Select Browse.
Using the ‘My Network Places’ dialog select
the folder containing the database.
Select Master.Connect and click Open.
NOTE Use the Browse button if another
location is required.
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Client – Network
Destination of the new Database is entered.
Click Next.
Default destination of the 2020 Fusion
application is shown.
Click Next.
NOTE You may choose a specific location for
the application if required.
Confirmation of installation destinations appears.
NOTE You may select Back at any time to
change these details.
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Client – Network
A status screen will appear indicating the
installer’s progress.
Click Finish when the installation is complete.
A 2020 Fusion icon will appear on the desktop.
DOUBLE-CLICK to start.
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Client – Network
A 2020 Fusion program group will also be
available in the Windows Start menu.
2020 Fusion can be started by either method.
The manufacturers’ catalogues can now be
installed. Go to PAGE 25.
If catalogues have already been installed
during the process of “Installing 2020 Fusion
Single Computer”, running 2020 Fusion and
logging in will copy and install all catalogues
previously installed. Catalogues require installation only once on a networked installation
from any of the computers running 2020 Fusion
with a dongle attached.
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Catalogue Installation
Insert the 2020 Fusion DVD labelled
“Catalogue DVD”.
DOUBLE-CLICK on the 2020 Fusion icon on your
desktop.
Login
Connect operates with a security login name
and passwords; this is initially set to a Login
name of “admin” and a password of “admin”.
Type admin in the Password field (lower case)
and click OK.
NOTE The password will be protected as it is
entered.
When the Connect screen appears, you will
also be prompted to download new updates
online. However, to allow the supplied
catalogues to be initially installed from DVD on
this first occasion, click No in the New updates
are available... pop-up window.
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Catalogue Installation
Still in the Connect screen, click Cancel in the
Find customer window.
Select Manage Catalogues in the File tab.
Click on Install Catalogue(s) in the Manage
Catalogue window.
A browser window appears.
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Catalogue Installation
In the Install catalogue window, click on This
PC (or (My) Computer) and select the DVD drive
into which you inserted the Catalogue Installer
DVD and click Open.
Ensure that the Catalogue Files drop-down
menu in the bottom right has the (*.cat) option
selected.
Select all of the catalogues listed in the
browser and click Open.
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Catalogue Installation
NOTE In the event that some catalogues have
been previously installed, a dialog will appear
asking if you wish to update them.
Click Yes to confirm update of the catalogue(s).
A progress bar will appear as the catalogues
are installed into Connect and become ready
for use.
Remain in the Catalogue Setup window.
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Catalogue Installation
To check for any further updates to the
catalogues installed by DVD and to look for
any other eligible catalogues, click Check for
Updates in the Manage Catalogues dialog.
Please ensure that you are online when doing
so.
Once connected, the Choose Update Versions
dialog will appear; check the available updates
that you wish to download and click OK.
Once the updates have successfully downloaded, click Yes in the Updates Ready dialog to
install them onto your system.
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Required 3rd party software
64 Bit:
Visual C++ 2010 x64 Redistributable (64 bit)*
Visual C++ 2013 x64 Redistributable (64 bit)*
Visual C++ 2015 x64 Redistributable (64 bit)*
Sentinel Protection Dongle Drivers 7.6.6 or later*
.Net Framework 4.0 Full*
* Installed by the 2020 Fusion application installer
NOTE For details of actively supported
Operating Systems, please see PAGE 4 of the
installation guide. For details of 2020 Fusion
hardware recommendations, please contact
your local Support Team or visit 2020spaces.com.
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Notes:
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