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Installing LinkManager 8 v9.2 or earlier with LinkManager 7 already installed

Purpose


This guide will explain how to install LinkManager 8 v9.2 or earlier on a PC where LinkManager 7 is already installed. 

Note that with LinkManager v9.3 and forward LinkManager v7 will be uninstalled and removed due to incompatibility with LinkManager v9.3 functions. 
EOL announcement of LinkManager v7 can be found here:
EOL LM7  


Information

Following this guide will result in you either having either both LinkManagers installed or LinkManager 7 uninstalled with LinkManager 8 installed.


To see how to download the installation file, follow the installation guide for
Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox until step 5.

  1. Click ”Next” on the Welcome to LinkManager Setup window.



  2. Read the License Agreement and if you do agree, click ”I Agree” to continue the installation.



  3. On “Choose Install Location” it shows where the LinkManager will be installed and it can be changed if necessary. Click “Install” to continue.



  4. The installation will now start.



  5. As LinkManager 7 is installed, it will be detected and you get this popup box.



  6. You can keep LinkManager 7 installed, just note that you cannot run LinkManager 8 and LinkManager 7 at the same time, you can by following the guide on how to switch between running LinkManager 7 and LinkManager 8 .

    If you wish to keep LinkManager 7, go to step 7.
    If you wish to uninstall LinkManager 7, go to step 8.

  7. Click "No" to keep LinkManager 7 installed, and go to step 12.



  8. To uninstall LinkManager 7, just click “Yes”, and the uninstaller will start.



  9. Click “Next” to continue.



  10. It will find where LinkManager 7 is installed. Click “Uninstall”.



  11. Wait for it to complete. Click Closes once it’s done.



  12. LinkManager 8 will finish installing, once it is done, click “Close”.



  13. You can now return to the guide on how to install LinkManager 8 in Google ChromeMicrosoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox and continue from step 11.
Creation date: 11/12/2019 14:37 (skr@secomea.com)      Updated: 25/03/2021 09:43 (jmp@secomea.com)