Starting the PowerBuilder Installer

The PowerBuilder Installer executable (PowerBuilderInstaller_bootstrapper.exe) should be available in your download directory after it is downloaded.

  1. Double click PowerBuilderInstaller_bootstrapper.exe to start the PowerBuilder Installer (you must have administrator privileges to run the installer).

  2. Select to agree to the license terms and click Continue.

  3. Click Install under PowerBuilder 2019 R2.

    For those who prefer to use the traditional offline installer, s/he can select Download Offline Installer and then select the products and components s/he wants to download. This will download the offline installer.

    For those who want to upgrade the product, s/he can click Update and then select the EBF or MR package for the product s/he wants to upgrade.

  4. Select the product(s) you want to install from the Products tab.

    PowerBuilder Installer will also check if the prerequisites have been installed; if not installed, a warning message (and installation instructions if any) will be displayed on the right of page.

  5. Based on the product(s) you selected, the available components will be shown in the Components tab. Select the components you want to install.

    The required components or prerequisites are automatically selected and cannot be de-selected. The installed components/prerequisites will still be listed but cannot be selected (the selection box is greyed out).

  6. In the Locations tab, use the default download location and installation location or specify where you want the product to be downloaded and installed.

  7. If you have selected PowerServer (PB Edition) in the Products tab, you can specify the following settings in the Additional Options tab.

    • specify the IIS Web site where PowerServer will be installed

    • select whether to install the the demo application

    • specify a SQL Anywhere engine for running the demo

    • specify the login user name and password for AEM

  8. Click Install to begin the installation.

  9. When installation is complete, read the status message carefully to make sure installation is successful, and then click Restart Now to restart the machine immediately or click Restart Later to manually restart the machine later.