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Installing the UGX Launcher is extremely easy.

Warning
titlePlease report issues

If you notice that something is wrong, or you found a bug please report it.

Take a look at Community Contributions and it's sub page How to report a BUG or Feedback

Note
titleManual Upgrade

IF YOU RECEIVED A MESSAGE THAT SAYS THE AUTO INSTALLER CANNOT UPDATE UGX LAUNCHER:

The latest update to the UGX Launcher broke the auto-updater. You need to perform the update manually by following these steps:

  • Download and start the UGX Installer as described below.
  • Choose Uninstall UGX Launcher and hit next. ( Be sure that the UGX Launcher is not running while you do this!)
  • (do not remove your settings)
  • Now execute the UGX Installer again and install it as usual. (follow guide below)

We apologize for this inconvenience.

 

Simply download the latest version of the UGX Installer and run it.

Just follow the Install Wizard and if everything succeeds the UGX Launcher is properly installed and can be started.

Install instuctions step-by-step

 

Welcome

Open the UGX Installer after you downloaded it and select your Installation Language.

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Agreement

Accept the Agreement by first scrolling down to the bottom of the document and then checking the accept checkbox.

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(the shown agreement might be a different one and serves only as demonstration!The online version can be found here: Terms of Service and Privacy Policy in the Legal section)

 

Select your preferred install type.

If you choose "Custom installation" you get some more options before the installation process starts.

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Pre Verify

Verification

Verification will validate if your PC can install the UGX Launcher.

It will do a Security Applications check, to ensure the best experience for you.

The online check is required, because the UGXL

Please ignore the questions, those are for later development and might be possible features.

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The last step, Runtime Check, will make sure that the needed dependencies are installed.

 

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If you don't have, as in the image above, a green online / success message

  • Check your internet connection
  • Check if www.ugx-mods,com can be opened
  • If both points above work - it could be in maintenance mode ( no downloads allowed )

 

( only for custom ) Custom Installation path

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Install Type

Select your preferred install type.

If you choose "Custom installation" you get some more options before the installation process starts.

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Custom Install Options

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( on this image you can see the parent error, mentioned above ( red warning text ) )

 

Select a directory, or use the default one, it should look like this then

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 (only for custom)

Confirm

Confirm will show you what you selected

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Now download it...

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Final steps / installation is done

  • Create Desktop Shortcut will create a shortcut on your .... desktop.
  • Create Startmenu entry will create an entry in your startmenu

  • Startup on System boot. will start the UGXL when windows is loaded and ready.
  • Launch after Finish will execute the UGX Launcher once you hit Finish

 

Update / Repair / Change / Uninstall

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Finish

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After installation, if you execute the UGX Installer again, it should show you four possible options.

The Updater and Repair functions aren't properly implemented yet! Please do not use them

Change Install Options can change the settings which you select at the "Finish" screen of the UGX Installer

Additionally you can reset the UGXL settings to default there as well

Uninstall UGX Launcher will remove the UGXL from your computer. ( please note, you have to remove the UGX Installer by yourself currently as well! )

Programs & Feautes

The UGX Installer will add an entry to the Programs & Features of Microsoft Word.

You can remove the UGXL from there as well ( not implemented yet! )

FAQ

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Troubleshooting

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Known issues:

Take a look at Known Issues and limitations

Also the UGX Installer QA page has some bugs mentioned!

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On this page:

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