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Installation

How to Install Advanced Task Scheduler:
1) Download the latest version of Advanced Task Scheduler from our web site;
2) Run the installation program. The installer will guide you through the installation process;
3) After installation, Advanced Task Scheduler will initially execute with the default settings. The default settings are enough to realize the basic functions of task scheduling.

Updating and reinstalling Advanced Task Scheduler:
If you want to upgrade your Advanced Task Scheduler version, download the latest version from our web site and start the installation program. During the installation process all system changes will be made automatically. Program will be upgraded but your preferences, scheduled tasks and registration information will be kept.

Uninstalling Advanced Task Scheduler:
If you want to uninstall Advanced Task Scheduler, open Uninstall or change a program section from your Control Panel, select Advanced Task Scheduler item and click the Uninstall or Remove button.

Download and setup Advanced Task Scheduler:

How to Install Advanced Task Scheduler Network:
Advanced Task Scheduler Network consists of two parts: client and server. Server part is designed to run scheduled tasks. Client part is used for viewing and configuring scheduled tasks with server. Both parts are installed from the same installation package, which you can download from our web site.
To install server part:
1) Run the installation program;
2) On the "Custom Setup" page, click the "Server" button and click "This feature, and all subfeatures, will be installed on local hard drive", then click the "Client" button and click "Entire feature will be unavailable";
3) Click "Next", and then click "Install" to install selected features.
To install client part:
1) Run the installation program;
2) On the "Custom Setup" page, click the "Client" button and click "This feature, and all subfeatures, will be installed on local hard drive", then click the "Server" button and click "Entire feature will be unavailable";
3) Click "Next", and then click "Install" to install selected features.
To install both parts on the same machine:
1) Run the installation program;
2) On the "Custom Setup" page, click the "Client" button and click "This feature, and all subfeatures, will be installed on local hard drive", then click the "Server" button and click "This feature, and all subfeatures, will be installed on local hard drive";
3) Click "Next", and then click "Install" to install selected features.

How to connect the server from the client via TCP/IP protocol by IP address:
1) Start the Advanced Task Scheduler Network Client and select the "Connect" command from the "File" menu.
2) Enter the IP address and port number of the machine where Advanced Task Scheduler Network Server is installed.
2.1) You can find IP address and port number on the "Configuration" tab if you launch Start menu | Advanced Task Scheduler Network | Server on the server machine.
3) You may need to enable Advanced Task Scheduler Network in your firewall settings in case it is not enabled by default in firewall on either client or server machine.

Below are the most common reasons for the "Scheduling service is not connected" message:
1) Firewall blocks the connection.
2) The service is not started. You can check service status in the Services section in the Control Panel.
3) If you upgrade from version 4.1 to 5.1, the new version converts all your tasks to the new format. This takes a few minutes and the service is not operable during this time.
4) You can check your event log in Control Panel | Event Viewer. The service reports its errors to that event log.
5) Also, there is restriction options on the "Configuration" tab of service configuration program. If enabled, these options can restrict access to the service by IP. Service configuration program can be opened from Start menu | Advanced Task Scheduler Network | Server on the server machine.

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