Monday, February 21, 2011

SAMReport-lite for Windows 7

When trying to install SAMReport-lite on Windows 7, you receive the error “You cannot install this product on the current operating system”. This download includes a version of the Java Runtime Environment that will allow installation of SAMReport-lite on Windows 7.
NOTE: SAMReport-lite is a stand-alone tool which helps to read network licensing reports generated by the Autodesk Network License Manager and can be installed on computers independent of the installation of any Autodesk products.

Installation Instructions

NOTE: You must have administrative privileges on your Microsoft Windows operating system to complete the installation process.
  1. On the computer, close all software applications and log on as the Administrator.
  2. Download and unzip the file to a local temp directory.
  3. Double-click on jre-6u18-windows-i586.exe and follow the instructions to install the Java Runtime Environment.
  4. After the Java Runtime Environment is successfully installed, double-click on setup_win.exe and follow the installation instructions.
  5. After SAMReport-lite is successfully installed, right-click on desktop, click New and then Shortcut.
  6. When creating shortcut browse to “C:\Program Files\Macrovision\samreport\report.exe” and then append it further with the following “ -- -javaver 1.6.0_18”. The complete shortcut should look like this:
    “C:\Program Files\Macrovision\samreport\ report.exe” -- -javaver 1.6.0_18
  7. Click OK.
  8. To start SAMReport-lite, double-click on the desktop shortcut that you created.

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