When you’re planning on installing for a businessor cooperation you would need to plan how you’re going to go about installingthe software and the best way to install it safety. · Firstof all you will need to find out what the user wants and needs. This means youwill have to communicate or set up a meeting to discuss what the userrequirements are and what software will suit these requirements the best.
· You will have to back up everything first beforestarting the install. Just in case of any errors or files beingcorrupted. · Then you would need to make sure you haveeverything for the installation like a full licence throughout the company soall the computers are able to use the software within the company or organisation.
Ifound out that for a lot of software that companies use there is a license thatneeds to be held to use the software but for notepad ++ it is a free piece ofsoftware so it will not need a license. Here is wereI found out extra information about software licenses: https://www.workspace.co.uk/community/homework/technology/software-licensing-and-how-it-affects-businesses · You will have to make sure you know how you aredoing to download the software and how you are going to transfer it over to thecompany’s computers. I will be using a external hard drive to transfer thesoftware from one computer to another. I will be getting notepad ++ from thewebsite below:https://notepad-plus-plus.
org/download/v7.5.4.html · You would make sure that the hardware is compatiblewith the software so you wouldn’t stumble up on errors or faults within thecomputers. This would save time when you’ve made sure the computers arecompatible or upgraded the hardware to make it compatible.
I have alreadylooked up the systems requirements and have confirmed that the companiessoftware is compatible. · You would also need to decide when the best time toinstall the software would be like at 10pm where no one is working so itwouldn’t interfere with business while the computer is installing the softwareso business isn’t lost. · Make sure you know roughly how long the installingwill take so it doesn’t over step the time of business hours and you will alsoneed to make sure you are documenting the whole process and keeping the user upto date and also will keeping contact with the user you will also need to gainany passwords and usernames or even simpler things like keys to unlock therooms that you need access to. · Finally after the install is done you will go overthe documentation to make sure everything was done correct and you will alsohave to check if the software runs with no faults on the companies computers.