Installing and upgrading Notes on Windows for multi-user

Notes® installation on Microsoft™ Windows™ supports single user install and multi-user install. Multi-user install does not support install or upgrade of the Domino® Designer of Domino Administrator client.

Before you begin

See the related topic on considerations for installing before proceeding.

About this task

This procedure uses the installation executable supplied in the Notes installation kit. For deploying an install or upgrade silently or by way of Smart Upgrade to multiple users, see the related topics.


1. Shut down all applications.

2. Obtain the Notes installation kit.

3. Uninstall any Notes Beta installations.

4. Save the installation kit to a local folder, for example to your C:\temp folder.

5. Navigate to the folder in which you saved the installation kit.

6. Locate and run the setup.exe installation executable.

7. Read the Welcome screen and click Next.

8. Read and accept the license agreement terms and click Next.

9. Accept the default install directory or specify a different directory installation directory, choose Multi-user Install, and click Next.

10. Select the features to install and click Next.

11. Optionally enable the Launch parts of Notes when the operating system starts to enable faster Notes startup preloader option to start parts of Notes when the operating system starts – this enables faster Notes startup.

12. Accept Notes as the default mail, calendar, and contacts programs, read the preview screen, and click Install.

13. When installation is complete, read the summary screen and click Finish to exit the installation wizard and start Notes.

Parent topic: Installing and upgrading Notes multi-user

Related concepts
Planning your Notes client deployment
Considerations for installing and upgrading Notes on Windows
Notes installation directories for Windows
Automating a customized or default Notes deployment using silent install
Managing client plug-in deployment
Installing a non-English version of Notes
Installing Notes spelling dictionaries
Uninstalling Notes from a Windows client

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Specifying custom data directories for multi-user install or upgrade
Performing a Notes silent install or upgrade on Windows
Installing and upgrading Notes on Windows for single user
Upgrading from Notes single user to Notes multi-user
Customizing a Notes install kit to set certifier and trust defaults
Customizing Notes install for features and plug-ins on Windows and Mac

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