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The best way to get set up with Pathway is to use the Bootstrap program by clicking this download link:
Run after download to complete installation
It will install Pathway and any necessary supporting software to make the most effective use of the program. If you would like to check the validity of your download, you can use the fciv tool from Microsoft. This version of the program should give you:
// File Checksum Integrity Verifier version 2.05.
If you prefer to have greater control of the setup process, you can download any of the individual installers below.
In order to determine the version of FieldWorks, launch the FieldWorks program (Language Explorer or Translation Editor) and go to the Help menu and then the About item. The version of FieldWorks is given in the main part of the form, under the words SIL FieldWorks. Similarly, for Paratext, launch Paratext. The version is given after the word Paratext in the main part of the form.
The Language Explorer (Flex) will work with either BTE or SE but both Paratext and TE require BTE.
FieldWorks 8.x (or 7.x) and Paratext 7.x (the latest stable release)
Make sure to remove any previous versions of Pathway by selecting Start on the Task bar and choosing Control Panel. Select the Add / Remove Programs icon. Find Pathway in the list. Right click on it and select uninstall or with Pathway selected, choose uninstall from the File Menu.
After downloading the installer (or installers) above, double click to begin the install. You will be asked a series of questions. After responding to the questions, the installation will begin automatically.
Some users has had difficulty with style sheets and settings left by a previous version of the program. This is somewhat unusual and should be reported to the development team so it can be addressed in a future version. Your settings are saved and should work even when a new version is installed.
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