Windows Installation


Installation of Galileo on a Windows based machines utilizes a MSI based scriptable installer.

Step 1 – Finding The Installer

The first thing you will need to do is download the latest Galileo installation package. This can be done by visiting the latest release knowledge base article and choosing the Windows downloadable installer. By default your web browser will store the downloaded file [A] in your local profile’s Download folder.

Galileo Windows Installer

You should navigate to that folder, and double click on the installation file. If you are having trouble identifying which file it is, look for the file that’s name starts with Galileo and has a listed type as “Windows Installer”.

Step 2 - The Installation Process

Upon starting the installation process, you will be presented with the End User License Agreement. We highly recommend that you read through the agreement, and then check the checkbox [B] indicating that you accept the terms of our End User License Agreement. Click Install [C] to proceed. At this time you may receive a notification indicating that the installation package has not been digitally signed. We opted at this stage not to digitally sign our installation packages in order to keep the cost of Galileo at a bare minimum. Click Yes [D] to continue with the installation.

End User License Agreement
Unsigned Notice
Installation Complete

Once Galileo has finished being installed, you will be presented with the option to launch it by checking the Launch Galileo check box. Click Finish [E] to close the installer.

The installation process will add Galileo to all local profile’s start menu, as well as place an icon on your local Desktop.

Step 3 – Activation

To activate Galileo, simply select the Activate menu option and enter the product key [F] which was emailed to you during the purchase process. Pressing Activate [G] will contact the licensing servers and validate your installation.

Galileo Activation

Additional Configuration

Both activation and configuration of default process options can be set via command line options. This is implemented to support IT deployments of Galileo, and typically of no use to the end user.

Created on 2018-03-30.

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