Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications 8.11.5 must be run before the installation of MicroStation 8.11.5 or any of the 8.11.5 releases of the MicroStation V8i derivative products (Bentley View, ProjectWise Navigator, or MicroStation PowerDraft). It is merely an installation sequence of various Microsoft packages that must be in place before MicroStation 8.11.5 or its derivative products will install and run correctly. Contents Windows Installer Version 3.1v2 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Microsoft XML Parser (MSXML) 6 SP 1 (32 bit) Microsoft XML Parser (MSXML) 6 SP 1 (64 bit) Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications core Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications localized DirectX 9c DHTML Editing Control for Applications (with Vista compatibility) Copyrights in all components are owned by Microsoft Corporation or one of its affiliates, subsidiaries or licensors. The Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications 8.11.5 requires a minimum of 400MB to install all of its components. Please note that Microsoft Internet Explorer v6.0 or later with 128-bit cipher strength needs to be installed to your workstation prior to the installation of the Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications. Important Note: It is highly recommended that you close any programs and disable any antivirus software that is running prior to the installation of this software. Be sure to turn your antivirus software back on again when you are finished. To install this software 1. In an Explorer window, click Setup Prerequisites 8.11.5.exe. The Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications dialog opens, prompting you to Install or Cancel. 2. Click Install. The MicroStation prerequisites are installed on your computer. A dialog notifies you when the installation is complete. 3. Click OK. A dialog notifies you that you must restart your computer before the new settings take effect. 4. Click Yes to restart your computer. You now have the appropriate prerequisites installed to run MicroStation 8.11.5 and its derivative products.