Step 1: Go to the Academic Software page of Pythagoras and click on the 'Download Pythagoras' button to download the software.
Step 2: Open the installation file in your downloads folder and follow the steps to complete the installation.
If you receive an error message, click on 'Run anyway'.
Step 3: Accept the licence agreement.
Step 4: Select where you want to install the software in the next two steps.
Check the Hasp driver box.
Step 5: Click on Install in the last step.
Step 6: The software will be installed.
Step 7: Now you can activate the software.
Note: to activate this software from home you need a VPN connection to HoGent.
If you have not installed the HoGent VPN Client, click here to go to the HoGent VPN Client on Academic Software and proceed to step 8.
If you have already installed the HoGent VPN Client, proceed to step 18.
Step 8: Click on the button 'Download VPN Client'.
Step 9: Start the setup of the FortiClient (VPN Client) by double-clicking the file FortiClientsetup_xxxx.exe.
Step 10: Accept the Licence Agreement and click on Next.
Step 11: When selecting Setup Type, select VPN Only.
Step 12: For other choices noting needs to be adapted, just select Next.
Step 13: Eventually you can start the installation by clicking on Install. After the installation click on Finish.
Step 14: After installation, open the FortiClient Console and click on Configure VPN.
Step 15: Name the VPN connection (e.g. HoGent) and enter your username and password.
Step 16: Fill in the details below and click on Apply.
The 'Remote Gateway': https://vpn-ssl.hogent.be
Step 17: You end up back in the Console. Now click on Connect. (Note: log in with your HoGent username. This is your HoGent Login and not your HoGent email)
Step 18: Connect to HoGent's VPN. To do this, use the search function in Windows 10 (the magnifying glass next to the Windows symbol at the bottom left of the screen) to search for the Fortinet Client.
Step 19: You enter the FortiClient registration menu. Sign in here with your HoGent username (again this is your HoGent login and not your email).
Step 20: In your web browser go to http://localhost:1947/_int_/config_to.html
- Check the box next to 'Aggressive Search for Remote Licenses'
- Fill in the IP address 172.17.0.4 below and click on Submit
Step 21: Now you may close this window and restart the computer.
Step 22: Reconnect to HoGent's VPN and launch Pythagoras.
You will always receive the message that it is an evaluation version when you launch Pythagoras. You may just accept this message by clicking on OK.
Step 23: Pythagoras is installed and ready to use.