Step 1: Go to the Academic Software page for ALPHACAM and click the green ‘Download ALPHACAM 2021’ button to download the program.
Step 2: Unpack the zip file.
Step 3: Double-click the unpacked folder and open the file 'Install_ALPHACAM.hta'.
Step 4: Click on 'Install ALPHACAM'
Step 5: If an extra window pops up, click on Ja (Yes).
Step 6: Accept the license agreement.
Step 7: Choose if you want to help improve the customer experience.
Step 8: Click on Volgende (Next).
Step 9: Click on Volgende (Next) again.
Step 10: Choose if you want a desktop shortcut for ALPHACAM.
Step 11: Click on Installeren (Install).
Step 12: Choose whether you want to launch ALPHACAM right away or just complete the installation.
Attention: In order to launch ALPHACAM, you need to be connected to HoGent's VPN.
Step 1: Connect to the VPN of HoGent.
For this you need to have FortiClient installed on your PC. If you have not done this yet, first go to the HoGent VPN tile and follow the steps in the manual.
If you have already installed FortiClient, you can connect to HoGent's VPN in the following way:
- Open FortiClient
- Click on 'Connect To HoGent'
- Sign in with your HoGent username (this is your HoGent login, not your HoGent email)
Step 2: Open ALPHACAM.
Step 3: Now you have to activate the license. Click on Netwerk (Network).
Step 4: Click on 'Definieer server' (Define server).
Step 5: Enter the IP address 172.17.0.11 here and click on 'Server testen' (Test server). Then click on 'Server toevoegen' (Add server).
Step 6: Once you have added the server, you may close the window.
Note: The Sluiten (Close) button may not be visible if your screen resolution is too high.
Step 7: Click on Verbinden (Connect).
Step 8: Click on Configure to create a license profile.
Step 9: Select 'ALPHACAM Educational' on the left and Reserved under Key on the right. Then click on Opslaan (Save).
Step 10: Click on Ja (Yes).
Step 11: Click on Activeer (Activate).
Step 12:You will now see that the software is licensed. Click on Beëindig (Finish). If ALPHACAM does not appear, close all ALPHACAM windows and restart the software.
ALPHACAM is now ready to use.
Note: When starting up the software for the first time, you may be notified that your license is only valid for X days. You can ignore this message.