AdvDCSM Product Support for AdvDCSMT1DCSS Version 2 on a Windows 7 PC

Last Update: October 17, 2019.

I) T1 VERSION 2 (Professional) INSTALLATION for DL DOWNLOAD (DL) Procedure for a Windows 7 PC

II) T1 VERSION 2 (Professional) UNINSTALLATION for DL Procedure for a Windows 7 PC

I) T1 VERSION 2 (Professional) INSTALLATION PROCEDURE FOR DOWNLOAD (DL) DISTRIBUTION (Windows 7 PC)

This section describes the AdvDCSMT1DCSS (T1) Version 2 (V2) DownLoad-Based Installation Procedure for a Windows 7 PC.

AdvDCSMT1DCSS V2 DOWNLOAD-BASED INSTALLATION on a Windows 7 PC

AdvDCSM DCSS : T1 v2

The INSTALLATION of T1 is a composite Installation process that requires the sequential use of four (4) Installers. These Installers are found in four folders that are created from the four Downloaded Zip files. The DownLoad Instructions can be found on the NSSyssoft website for obtaining these Zip files. The UnZipping processing of these four files using the standard Zip Tool Procedure should produce
'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-1.zip' file => 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-1' folder,
'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-2.zip' file => 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-2' folder,
'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-3.zip' file => 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-3' folder, &
'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-4.zip' file => 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-4' folder.
Note that these mappings reflect the Zip Tool Folder Naming choice and should not be changed.

Please be advised that this procedure's instructions must be followed to install successfully the AdvDCSMT1DCSS software.

IMPORTANT NOTE: the AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 1 must be used first.

INSTALLATION and Operation occurs for a User with Administrator Privileges on this PC with only ONE Administrator account.

The Microsoft .Net Framework Version 1.1 (& Service Pack 1) is required to be resident on this PC. The T1 installer will check for this program existence on this PC. An installer (dotnetfx.exe) for this program can be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center. Also, an update/Service Pack 1 (1.1.4322) (NDP1.1SP1-KB867460-X86.exe) can be obtained from the Microsoft Download Center.

SINGLE USER-SINGLE COMPUTER LICENSE is required for use of AdvDCSMT1DCSS on this PC.

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THE USER READ THE NOLTA SIMULATED SYSTEMS SOFTWARE (NSSyssoft) LICENSE AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE IF THE USER WANTS TO USE T1 LEGALLY AND CORRECTLY:

WARNING: AdvDCSMT1DCSS will not work properly on this PC if it is not licensed for this PC System!!!!!

NOTE: T1 is a Digital Communication SYSTEM SIMULATOR whose implementation is at the level of a PRODUCT PROTOTYPE. Its intended goal/ purpose/design is to simulate reliably a variety of Digital Communication systems of varying complexity as described in the README T1 V2 Use text file. Its Capability (Operational Performance) is dependent on many complex interacting factors that involve the User's PC/Computer System components itself. The User must be cognizant of the limits of the User's PC Computer System.

INSTRUCTIONS

1) Verify that the four AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 Zip files have been downloaded successfully and have been unzipped using a password into four AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer folders on the User's PC storage disk. This password has been obtained from the Download Serial Number (DL SN) and Password (PW) User's received e-mail.

2) Verify again that this PC satisfies all of the Computer System Requirements for successfully using T1 on this PC.

3) Confirm or Setup this Windows PC to operate for a User with Administrator Privileges.

4) Obtain the T1 Download Serial Number (SN) from the received DL SN & PW e-mail. You should have first received an Order Confirmation e-mail after your Order/Purchase has been approved from the NSSyssoft website.

5) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer' folder found in the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-1' folder.

6) Four files are found in the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer' folder: 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2.msi', 'InstMsiA.exe', 'InstMsiW.exe', 'Setup.exe', and 'Setup.ini'.

The 'Compatibility Mode' must be selected to "Run this program in compatibility mode for: 'User-Specified Selection'" for each file:
	 File	                   'User-Specified Selection>
'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2.msi'   'Previous versions of Windows'
'InstMsiA.exe'	                 'Windows XP (Service Pack 2)'
'InstMsiW.exe'	                 'Windows XP (Service Pack 2)'
'Setup.exe'	                 'Windows XP (Service Pack 2)'
Note: To perform this operation, the Compatibility Mode for a file will be found by selecting the target file and then single clicking the 'Properties' option that is found under the 'File' Menu. The file's Properties Dialog box will then appear. Next select the 'Compatibility' tab and then the 'Compatibility Mode' option.

7) Initiate the Installation by Selecting the 'Setup.exe' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'Setup.exe'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

8) Observe the appearance of the AdvDCSMT1DCSS Setup Wizard, Welcome.

9) Read each Installation User Interface Dialog Box's Text and follows its Directions:

i) Note that the T1 'License Agreement' is the same one that you accepted on the NSSyssoft website prior to Purchase and Download;

ii) Focus on the 'Read Me' Information and Comply with the 'Read Me' Instructions to eliminate a possible subsequent User Validation/Licensing problem; and

iii) Note that the 'Select Installation Folder' Dialog box will inform you where you can find the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS.exe' file is located. For Windows 7 PC, this location is:

C:\ Program Files (x86)\ Nolta Simulated Systems Software\AdvDCSMT1DCSS\

10) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-2' folder.

i) Set the 'Compatibility Mode' for the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 2.msi' file to "Run this program in compatibility mode for: 'Previous versions of Windows'" per Step 6 Note; and

ii) Initiate the Installation by Selecting the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 2.msi' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 2.msi'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

iii) Repeat Steps 8 and 9 as it pertains to this step.

11) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-3' folder.

i) Set the 'Compatibility Mode' for the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 3.msi' file to "Run this program in compatibility mode for: 'Previous versions of Windows'" per Step 6 Note; and

ii) Initiate the Installation by Selecting the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 3.msi' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 3.msi'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

iii) Repeat Steps 8 and 9 as it pertains to this step.

12) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-4' folder.

i) Set the 'Compatibility Mode' for the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 4.msi' file to "Run this program in compatibility mode for: 'Previous versions of Windows'" per Step 6 Note; and

ii) Initiate the Installation by Selecting the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 4.msi' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 4.msi'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

iii) Repeat Steps 8 and 9 as it pertains to this step.

13) Upon successful T1 installation, restart the PC.

14) Observe the 'Shortcut to AdvDCSMT1DCSS' icon on the Desktop and 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS' icon in the 'Start Menu' ('All Programs' Submenu).

15) For the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS.exe' file, the 'Compatibility Mode' must selected to "Run this program in compatibility mode for: 'Windows XP (Service Pack 2)'".

Again, the 'Compatibility' tab and the 'Compatibility Mode' option for this file can be found via 'Properties' option of the 'File' Menu after the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS.exe' file has been selected.

16) Start AdvDCSMT1DCSS and Observe that the 'User Validation 1' Dialog box appears.

17) Respond to this dialog box's Queries and follow its directions:

i) Enter T1 DL SN and

ii) Observe and Record the T1-PC System Identifier (ID) from the dialog box's output.

18) Contact NSSyssoft by e-mail with the appropriate Licensing Protocol Information: the T1 DL SN, the T1-PC System Identifier (ID), name, organization, and address of purchaser.

You will receive a Valid Single User-Single Computer T1-PC LICENSE ID if you purchased a legal T1 DownLoad from NSSyssoft within 24 hours upon NSSyssoft's receipt of your e-mail with the required information. Please keep this ID in your records for reference for any possible future relicensing.

19) Initiate action to obtain 'User Validation 2' Dialog box via 'User Validation 1' Dialog Box:

Enter T1-PC LICENSE ID, Licensee Name, and Organization. Engage (Click on) the 'OK' button.

20) Observe that the 'AdvDCSM: DCSS Help: Key Capabilities and Features Guide' is presented to you in the foreground and the AdvDCSMT1DCSS Graphic User Interface (GUI) frame menu will appear in the background.

Upon clicking on the 'OK' or 'Cancel' button of this Guide, Observe that the AdvDCSMT1DCSS GUI frame menu will appear ready for FIRST USE.

This T1 GUI frame menu contains 'Help' Menu items (choices) that will provide access to information about T1 and instructions on how to use T1 if needed. These 'Help' choices are as follows:
  i) 'Help: Key Capabilities and Features Guide';
 ii) 'Help: Menu Use Guide'; and
iii) 'Help: Input Interface Use Guide.'
21) Observe that when AdvDCSMT1DCSS is used after the FIRST USE, an 'Announcement' Dialog will appear first and then T1's GUI with or without the above described first Help Guide (User-dependent) will appear for Use.

Note that the User can turn off or turn on the display of the 'Help: Key Capabilities and Features Guide' at Startup.

(10/12/19)

II) T1 VERSION 2 (Professional) UNINSTALLATION PROCEDURE FOR DOWNLOAD (DL) DISTRIBUTION (Windows 7 PC)

This section describes the AdvDCSMT1DCSS (T1) Version 2 (V2) DownLoad-Based UnInstallation Procedure for a Windows 7 PC.

AdvDCSMT1DCSS V2 DOWNLOAD-BASED UNINSTALLATION on a Windows 7 PC

AdvDCSM DCSS : T1 v2

Please be advised that this procedure's instructions must be followed to successfully uninstall AdvDCSMT1DCSS software. Note that the AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2-1 must be used first.

INSTRUCTIONS

1) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer' folder found in the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-1' folder.

2) Initiate the UnInstallation by Selecting the 'Setup.exe' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'Setup.exe'.

3) Observe the appearance of the AdvDCSMT1DCSS Setup Wizard, Welcome.

4) Select the 'Remove AdvDCSMT1DCSS' option and Initiate this process.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

5) Observe the message 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS has been successfully removed' in the Installation Complete Dialog.

6) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-2' folder.

i) Initiate the UnInstallation by Selecting the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 2.msi' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 2.msi'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

ii) Repeat Steps 3, 4, and 5 as it pertains to this step.

7) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-3' folder.

i) Initiate the UnInstallation by Selecting the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 3.msi' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 3.msi'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

ii) Repeat Steps 3, 4, and 5 as it pertains to this step.

8) Open the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS-Installer2-4' folder.

i) Initiate the UnInstallation by Selecting the 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 4.msi' Icon via the Mouse and double clicking it to Start 'AdvDCSMT1DCSS Installer2 4.msi'.

You may get a 'User Account Control' Dialog box asking "Do you want to allow the following program from an unknown publisher to make changes to this computer?" that interrupts the Installation Initiation (File Publisher verification issue). Solution: Ignore the warning and select the "Yes" option.

ii) Repeat Steps 3, 4, and 5 as it pertains to this step.

(10/12/19)