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TRADOS Installation and activation

Installing and activating the software

Observe this procedure to install the SDL Trados Studio 2014 software and to activate the licence.

NOTE: You must be connected to the internet for this installation process.

  1. Obtain the SDL Trados Studio 2014 installation file.
  2. Double-click the installation file to start the installation wizard.
  3. Follow the instructions provided by the wizard to complete the installation.

    Note that you will also need to install all additional software applications that the wizard suggests, for example the Microsoft Visual C++.

  4. Once the installation has finished, start the program.
  5. On the opening page, click the large Activate button.

    Observe that a dialog box opens to accept the licence code.

    If you do not wish to activate the software, click Continue at the bottom of the dialog box. SDL permits you to test the application before you need to activate it with a licence code.

  6. Obtain the licence code, and copy it into the dialog box. Click Activate.
  7. Wait for the activation to be accepted.
  8. Observe that the Trados Studio Setup wizard starts.
  9. On the start page, click Next.
  10. Type your name and your e-mail address.
  11. Click Next.
  12. Use the default user profile.
  13. Click Next.
  14. De-select "Load samples at initial startup".
  15. Click Finish.


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