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ES2 Setup

Below are directions for installing the ES2 application on your computer. Please use this software in accordance with your school's license agreement.

Note the minimum system requirements for ES2 are a Pentium 3 PC running Windows 2000 or later. ES2 will also work under Parallels on a Mac.

If you are installing ES2 on a Windows 7 machine, be sure to install ES2 on the machine logged in as the administrator. After you have installed ES2, login to the client as the administrator before logging in as any other user.

If you have a previous version of ES2 installed on your machine, uninstall it using the "Add or Remove Programs" icon in the Control Panel. Then proceed to the ES2 installation instructions below.

ES2 Installation - Internet Explorer

1. Click here to download the ES2 setup file.

2. A File Download window will open asking if you want to run or save this file. Click "Save".

3. A "Save As" window will open asking you to select the location where you'd like to save the file. Choose your Desktop, then click "Save".

4. When the download is complete, click "Run".

5. The ES2 Setup Wizard will open automatically and walk you through the installation. Follow the instructions by hitting "Next" three times until the Setup Wizard is complete. Then click "Finish".

6. If installing ES2 on a 64bit operating system (ie Windows 7 or Vista 64) then you'll need to also download a SQL Native Client patch. Please click here to download the patch.

You will now have the ES2 icon on your desktop and you are ready to login.

ES2 Installation - Firefox

1. Click here to download the ES2 setup file.

2. A File Download window will open asking if you want to save this file. Choose your Desktop for the save location and click "Save File".

3. The "es2_setup.exe" file will now be on your desktop as well as in your Downloads window. Either double click on the file within your Downloads window or the icon on your desktop. Click "Run".

4. The ES2 Setup Wizard will open automatically and walk you through the installation. Follow the instructions by hitting "Next" three times until the Setup Wizard is complete. Then click "Finish".

5. If installing ES2 on a 64bit operating system (ie Windows 7 or Vista 64) then you'll need to also download a SQL Native Client patch. Please click here to download the patch.

If the Setup Wizard prompts you to restart your computer, choose to restart now and when the system restarts, you will have the ES2 icon on your desktop and you are ready to login.

Logging in to ES2

1. Double-click the ES2 icon on your desktop. If the message "No Metabase has been selected" appears, click "OK".

2. On the Login screen, enter the following metabase: rs3.veracross.com$vcx_metabase. If you are logging into Veracross accounting, use the following metabase: rs3.veracross.com$vca_metabase.

3. Enter your username and password and click "OK".

Help

If you have any problems installing ES2, please contact your Veracross Account Manager for assistance.