Installing TOTAL on a stand-alone computer

This document walks you through the steps of installing TOTAL on a stand-alone computer.

Document 6003  ¦  Last updated: 01/06/2016 MJY

  1. Click the button below to begin downloading.

  2. After you click the button above, choose the browser you're using from the tabs below and continue with the instructions.

    After you click the Install TOTAL button above, choose a location to save the file (such as your Windows Desktop), and click Save.  Then, press Ctrl + J on your keyboard and double-click TOTALSetup.exe.

    Press the Ctrl and J keys

    Double-click the setup file

    Now, simply continue with the rest of the instructions below.

    1. After you click the Install TOTAL button above, click Save File when prompted.

      Click Save File

    2. Now, press Ctrl + J on your keyboard and double-click TOTALSetup.exe.

      Press the Ctrl and J keys

      Double-click the setup file

    3. Finally, click OK when the Open Executable File window appears.

      Click OK

    After you click OK, simply continue with the rest of the instructions below.

    To begin the install process, simply click Run.

    Click Run

    Then, continue with the rest of the instructions below.

    To begin the install process, simply click Run.

    Click Run

    Then, continue with the rest of the instructions below.

  3. When the installer appears, choose how you want to register TOTAL:
    Existing WinTOTAL Aurora user (Recommended)
    Choose this option to register TOTAL using the existing WinTOTAL Aurora registration information on your computer.  WinTOTAL must be installed and registered on the same machine where you're installing TOTAL in order to use this option.  If a valid WinTOTAL registration isn't detected on your PC, only the a la mode login and Activation Code options are displayed
    a la mode login
    Choose this option to enter the a la mode Username and Password associated with your account.  If you're not sure what it is, or if you've forgotten it, click the Forgot Password link to reset it and we'll send a new one to the e-mail address associated with your account.
    Activation code
    Choose this option to enter your Customer Number and Authorization Code in the provided fields.  You can get your Customer Number and Activation Code from the downloads section of My Account, your order invoice, or by looking in your welcome e-mail.

    Registration options

    Once you choose your registration method, enter any necessary information (if applicable), and click Next.

  4. Next, choose whether you want to install TOTAL as a stand-alone version, as a server version, or as a workstation.  Since this document covers installing TOTAL on a stand-alone computer, choose Stand-alone installation and click Next.

    Installation Type

    If you wish to install TOTAL on a server, click here for those step-by-step instructions.
  5. When you're prompted to agree to the License Agreement, read through the agreement, check the box to accept, and click Next.

    License Agreement

    Keep in mind that if you do not accept the license agreement, you won't be able to proceed with the installation.
  6. Now, choose where to install TOTAL.  We recommend using the default installation directory.

    Installation Directory

    If you choose to install TOTAL to a different location, it may be difficult to follow along with other help documentation and we may not be able to assist you as easily if something goes wrong.
  7. Lastly, review and confirm your installation options.  You're also shown any prerequisites that you need before TOTAL can be installed.  When you're ready, click Install to install TOTAL and any other necessary software.

    Installation Summary

Once TOTAL has finished installing, check the box to Launch TOTAL and click Finish.  If you have a previous version of WinTOTAL on your computer and you want to transfer your settings from Aurora, check the box that states "Launch Aurora Transition Assistant to copy…" prior to clicking Finish.  This launches the Aurora Transition Assistant.

Finish the installation

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