Working with bot requires:
- operating system: MS Windows 8 and higher (x64);
- processor: 2 cores, 3 GHz and higher;
- RAM: 512 Mb;
- hard disk: at least 5 Gb of free space on a system disk;
- additional software: .NET Core SDK 3.1.4 and Desktop Runtime 3.1.4 (as a part of the distribution kit).
The technical bot requirements are specified after calculating the final characteristics of the final working environment. Consider the technical requirements of the external applications the bot interacts with.
The installation process consists of several steps.
Step 1. Select the setup language.
Step 2. Read the license agreement. If you accept all its terms, check the box I accept the agreement. Please note that you can continue only if you accept the agreement terms.
Step 3. Select the installation folder.
We recommend using the default folder. If you need to change it, click the Browse… button and select a different folder on your computer.
Step 4. Select the start menu folder for placing the shortcuts.
Step 5. Specify if you need a program desktop shortcut.
Step 6. Check the installation parameters you have set. If you need to make changes, return to the required step and change the parameters. To start the installation, click the Install button.
Step 7. The installation ELMA RPA Bot setup wizard copies the required files to your PC. The installation process may take some time, please wait until it finishes.
Step 8. After the installation is finished, you will see a window containing helpful information, including the user guide and links to ELMA RPA resources.
Step 9. This step displays the results of the ELMA RPA Bot installation.
If you do not have Windows Desktop Runtime installed on your PC, check the boxes to download them. If you want to open the ELMA RPA quick start page, check the corresponding box. Click the Finish button. The Windows Desktop Runtime setup wizard will be run. Follow its instructions.
The packages are available for downloading and installing at: dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet-core/3.1.
To make sure that the installation was successful, run the ELMA RPA Bot from the desktop shortcut or using the ElmaBot_win64.exe executable file, which is located in the folder specified during installation.
After launching you will see the ELMA Bot window in the bottom right corner.