Windows

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Binary Setup

Download

The windows installation file can be download from:

http://domoticz.com/downloads/

Extract

After you have downloaded the file extract the zip file.
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Install

Double click the "DomoticzSetup" file and run the setup.

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Note: A security warning dialog box might be presented, depending on the security settings of the system. If so, click the Run button continue with the installation.

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Note: A 2nd security warning dialog box might be presented, depending on the security settings of the system. If so, click Yes to continue with the installation.

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The Domoticz Setup Wizard screen appears.
Click Next >

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The License Agreement dialog box appears. Read the terms and conditions, select "I accept the agreement"
Click Next >

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A page for setting up the Domoticz Installation Path is shown. The default path (C:\Program Files (x86)\Domoticz) is shown and can be edited. When changing the path it is advised to keep the ending of the installation path in \Domoticz
Click Next >

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A page for setting up the Domoticz Log File Location Path is shown. The default path (C:\Program Files (x86)\Domoticz\log) is shown and can be edited. If you do not wish to retain the log file permanently, select a temp folder (c:\windowstemp for instance).
Click Next >

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Specify the port on which Domoticz will run. The default ports (HTTP port:8080 and HTTPS port:443) are shown and can be edited. Do not change the port numbers without understanding the consequences.
Click Next >

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Continue with the default Start Menu folder (Domoticz) or check don't create a Start Menu folder which will skip the creation of program shortcuts on the Start Menu.
Click Next >

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Select the additional tasks
Note: Run as application results in a Windows application installation related to the active Windows user and Domoticz can be started and stopped by that user.
Note: Run as service results in a Windows service installation not related to a Windows user and Domoticz will run in the background. The biggest benefit is that Domoticz will continue running even after the current user logs off (and will start running before a user logs on).
Click Next >

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Click Install

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Installation will start

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Click Finish

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Start Domoticz by double clicking the Domoticz shortcut Icon

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Note: A Windows Firewall dialog box might be presented, depending on the security settings of the system. If so, Allow Domoticz to communicate on the Private networks
Click Allow access

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You should see the following screen in your browser if the installation went successful. From here you can start the configuration of Domoticz.


Update

To install a new version/update just run the new setup file.

DO NOT UNINSTALL, this will delete everything! (Unless you want so...)

Compiling

- You need Visual Studio 2015 (community edition is OK)
- The project file for Visual Studio can be found inside the "msbuild" folder
- You need to download and unpack the following archive inside the "msbuild" folder:
https://github.com/domoticz/win32-libraries/raw/master/WindowsLibraries.7z