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Windows Installation

Installing the download version of GiD
  1. Download the file GiDxxxxxx-win-(x32 or x64)-Intall.exe. Click here to go to the GiD Download Page.
  2. ExecuteGiDxxxxxx-win(32 or 64).exe to open the installation program (this is a self-extracting archive).
  3. The installation program will create a program group containing a link to GiD and to the GiD User Manual.
  4. After the installation has completed successfully, you can delete the self-extracting archive.

Now GiD is entirely operational, except that meshes are limited to 1000 nodes and 25 surfaces. If you would like to use the full functionality of GiD without any limitations, you will need to obtain a GiD Password. For a limited period of time you will be able to obtain a 1 month password free of charge. In order to obtain a permanent GiD Password you need to purchase a GiD licence. As a GiD licence owner you will receive your personal licence number which entitles you to apply for a permanent GiD Password in the GiD Password page.

register

When GiD asks for a password you can:

  1. Continue working with GiD without a password. To do so press the Evaluation button. In this case the limitations described above apply ( to register later go to the help menu, register option).
  2. Get a 1 month password. Go to the GiD Password page, enter the information necessary and submit the form. Your password will be immediately displayed on the screen. Entering this password into the displayed dialog box will give you unlimited functionality of GiD for one month.
  3. Get a permanent password. Go to the GiD Password page, enter the information necessary, your personal licence number and submit the form. Your password will be immediately displayed on the screen.
    Entering this password into the displayed dialog box will give you unlimited functionality of GiD.
Installing GiD from USB
  1. Insert the GiD USB. Go to the directory /install/windows/.
  2. Execute the installer depending on whether you have a 32 or 64 bits system "GiDxxxxxx-win-(x32 or x64)-Intall.exe".
  3. Follow the instructions of the installation program.
  4. The installation program will create a program group containing a link to GiD and to the GiD User Manual.

Now GiD is entirely operational, except that meshes are limited to 1000 nodes and 25 surfaces. To use the full functionality of GiD without any limitations, you will need to obtain a GiD Password. Use your personal licence number you received with the GiD CD-ROM to apply for a permanent GiD Password in the GiD Password page.

register

When GiD asks for a password you can:

  1. Continue working with GiD without a password. To do so press the Evaluation button. In this case the limitations described above apply ( to register later go to the help menu, register option).
  2. Get a 1 month password. Go to the GiD Password page, enter the information necessary and submit the form. Your password will be immediately displayed on the screen. Entering this password into the displayed dialog box will give you unlimited functionality of GiD for one month.
  3. Get a permanent password. Go to the GiD Password page, enter the information necessary, your personal licence number and submit the form. Your password will be immediately displayed on the screen.
    Entering this password into the displayed dialog box will give you unlimited functionality of GiD.

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