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Installing Theatre Manager on a New Workstation and serializing

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Download and install Theatre Manager

Follow the appropriate instructions below

Installing Theatre Manager's Workstation Serial Number on a New Workstation

For Windows Vista, 7, 8, 2008 server, 2012 server and later

  1. Download the serial.zip file (please e-mail support@artsman.com for the link) and save it to your desktop
  2. Extract the serial.txt file from the serial.zip file
  3. Move the serial.txt file into the

    C:\Program Files\Theatre Manager\firstruninstall

    folder replacing the existing serial.txt file

  4. Note: if you installed Theatre Manager and ran it for the first time without putting the serial.txt file in the right place, the easiest process to fix that is to re-run the Theatre Manger installer. It will fix things for you.

For Windows 2000/XP/2003 server only

  1. Download the serial.zip file (please e-mail support@artsman.com for the link) and save it to your desktop
  2. Extract the serial.txt file from the serial.zip file
  3. Move the serial.txt file into the

    C:\Program Files\Theatre Manager

    folder replacing the existing serial.txt file

For OSX computers

  1. Download the serial.zip file (please e-mail support@artsman.com for the link) and save it to your desktop.
  2. Extract the serial.txt file from the serial.zip file (if it did not automatically extract)
  3. Go into \Macintosh HD\Applications
    • Right-Click on the Theatre Manager icon
    • Select "Show Package Contents"
    • Go into \Contents\MacOS\FirstRunInstall
  4. Move the serial.txt file into the \Macintosh HD\Applications\Theatre Manager\Contents\MacOS\FirstRunInstall folder replacing the existing serial.txt file
  5. Note: if you installed Theatre Manager and ran it for the first time without putting the serial.txt file in the right place, the easiest process to fix that is to re-run the Theatre Manger installer. It will fix things for you.
  6. If you are using network user profiles, you may need to read about adjusting the folder setup for performance

Starting Theatre Manager on a New Workstation

  1. Start the Theatre Manager application
  2. If you are presented with the "Theatre Manager Demo Login Window, click "Change Data File" in the lower left hand corner of the Login Window
  3. Enter in the IP address of your server and hit tab
  4. Select the database name from the popup
  5. Click Connect