|The instuctions below are for Windows PCs. Contact email@example.com for installation instructions for Windows Server.
Currently, there are 3 separate installations required to install TranScan with FTS Ethertest or FTS Serialtest. (We hope to reduce this to 1 installation sometime in the near future.) There are 3 files to be downloaded, corresponding to the 3 separate installs.
TranScan Viewer base software
The download file is a zip files. PKZIP, WINZIP, or equivalent is required. The zip file contains the TranScan Viewer base software installation files. After downloading the zip file:
After installing the TranScan Viewer base software, start the TranScan Viewer program (from the start menu, select "TranScan" (or whatever program group you set at installation), then "TranScan Viewer". If you haven't installed TranScan Viewer before, you will be prompted for an activation code. If you do not have an activation code yet send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may use the TranScan Viewer program for a 30 day trial period without an activation code.
The download file is an executable (webinstallxxx.exe, where xxx is the current FTS version number and date). Save the files to disk, and then execute it from its saved locations.
To install FTS Ethertest:
After installation, run Ethertest to verify that installation was successful, by starting Ethertest and monitoring communications line traffic. Data will not be passed to the TranScan Viewer until after you install the FTS decode below.
FTS decode of TranScan ISO/8583
The download file is an executable (FileSetTS_yyyymmdd.exe where yyyymmdd is the creation date). Save the files to disk, and the execute it from its saved locations. To install the Ethertest decode of TranScan ISO/8583:
Set Ethertest and TranScan Viewer to Run as Administrator
For Windows 7, Ethertest and TranScan Viewer need to run as administators.
For Ethertest, click Start/All Programs/Ethertest, then right click Ethertest, choose properties.