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20 Apr 2021 / 11 minutes to read

Install using Web Installer

Installing

The following procedure illustrates how to install Essential Studio ASP.NET Core - EJ2 platform.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core - EJ2 platform installer file. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.

Install Setup

Note: The installer wizard extracts the syncfusion{platform}webinstaller_{version}.exe dialog, displaying the unzip operation of the package.

  1. Welcome wizard of the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core - EJ2 Online Installer will be displayed. Click Next.

Install Welcome Wizard

  1. Platform Selection wizard will be displayed. Select the platforms to be installed from the Available tab. Select Install All checkbox to select all the platforms. Click Next.

Install Platform Selector

Important: If the required software of the selected platform was not already installed, Additional Software Required alert will be displayed. However, you can continue the installation and install the required software later.

Install Additional Software

  1. Confirmation wizard will be displayed. Here you can view and modify the list of platforms that will be installed.

Install Confirmation Wizard

Note: You can check the Estimated size of the Download and Installation by clicking the Download Size and Installation Size link.

Install Download Size

  1. Configuration wizard will be displayed. Here you can change the Download, Install and samples location. Also, you can change the Additional settings by platform basis. To install using the default configuration, click Next.

Install Config Wizard

Important: From version 17.3 (2019 Vol 3), Syncfusion provides option to provide custom download location.

Note:
From the 2018 Volume 2 release, Syncfusion has changed the install and samples location
Default Install location: {ProgramFilesFolder}\Syncfusion{Platform}{version}
Default Samples location: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Syncfusion{platform}{version}
However, you can change the locations by clicking browse button.

  • Select the Install Demos check box to install Syncfusion samples, or leave the check box clear, when you do not want to install Syncfusion samples.
  • Select the Configure Syncfusion Extensions in Visual Studio checkbox to configure the Syncfusion Extensions in Visual Studio or clear this check box when you do not want to configure the Syncfusion Extensions in Visual Studio.
  • Select the Create Desktop Shortcut checkbox to create the desktop shortcut for Syncfusion Control Panel.
  • Select the Create Start Menu Shortcut checkbox to create the start menu shortcut for Syncfusion Control Panel.
  • After reading the License Terms and Conditions, check the I agree to the License Terms and Privacy Policy check box. Click Next.
  • Login wizard will be displayed. You should enter your Syncfusion Direct-Trac login credentials. If you don’t have Syncfusion Direct-Trac login credentials, then you can click on Create an Account. Else if you forgot your password, click on Forgot Password to create new password. Click Install.

Install Login Wizard

Important: The selected platforms will be installed based on your Syncfusion License (Trial or Licensed).

  1. Download and Installation progress will be displayed.

Install Progress

  1. Once the Installation is complete, Summary wizard will be displayed. Here you can check the list of platforms which are installed successfully and failed. Click Finish to exit the Summary wizard.

Install Summary

  • Click Launch Control Panel to open the Syncfusion Control Panel.

Uninstalling

Till version 17.2, Syncfusion Web Installer had option for installation alone. Starting with the version 17.3 (2019 Vol 3), Syncfusion provides option for uninstalling the platforms of the same version from the Web Installer application itself. Select the list of the platforms to be uninstalled and Web Installer will uninstall those platforms one by one.

The following procedure illustrates how to uninstall Essential Studio Blazor from Web Installer.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion Essential Studio Blazor Online Installer file. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.

Uninstall Setup

  1. Welcome wizard of the Syncfusion Blazor Online Installer will be displayed. Click Next.

Uninstall Welcome Wizard

  1. Platform Selection wizard will be displayed. Select the platforms to be uninstalled from the Installed tab. Select Uninstall All checkbox to select all the platforms. Click Next.

Uninstall Platform Selector

  1. Confirmation wizard will be displayed. Here you can view and modify the list of platforms that will be uninstalled. Click Uninstall.

Uninstall Confirmation Wizard

  1. Uninstallation progress will be displayed.

Uninstall Progress

  1. Once the Uninstallation is complete, Summary wizard will be displayed. Here you can check the list of platforms which are uninstalled successfully and failed. Click Finish to exit the Summary wizard.

Uninstall Summary

Installing and Uninstalling

Till version 17.2, Syncfusion Web Installer had option for installation alone. Starting with the version 17.3 (2019 Vol 3), Syncfusion provides option for both install and uninstall the platforms of the same version from the Web Installer application itself.

The following procedure illustrates how to install/uninstall Essential Studio Blazor from Web Installer.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion Essential Studio Blazor Online Installer file. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.

Setup

  1. Welcome wizard of the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core Online Installer will be displayed. Click Next.

Welcome Wizard

  1. Platform Selection wizard will be displayed. Select the platforms to be installed from the Available tab and platforms to be uninstalled from the Installed tab. Click Next.

Available

Available Wizard

Installed

Installed Wizard

  1. Confirmation wizard will be displayed. Here you can view and modify the list of platforms that will be installed/uninstalled.

Installed and Uninstall

Note: You can check the Estimated size of the Download and Installation by clicking the Download Size and Installation Size link.

Installed and Uninstall Size

  1. Configuration wizard will be displayed. Here you can change the Download, Install and samples location. Also, you can change the Additional settings by platform basis. To install using the default configuration, click Next.

Config Wizard

Important: From version 17.3 (2019 Vol 3), Syncfusion provides option to provide custom download location.

  1. After reading the License Terms and Conditions, check the I agree to the License Terms and Privacy Policy check box. Click Next.
  2. Login wizard will be displayed. You should enter your Syncfusion Direct-Trac login credentials. If you don’t have Syncfusion Direct-Trac login credentials, then you can click on Create an Account. Else if you forgot your password, click on Forgot Password to create new password. Click Install.

One More Step

Important: The selected platforms will be installed based on your Syncfusion License (Trial or Licensed).

  1. Download, Installation and Uninstallation progress will be displayed.

Overall Progress

  1. Once the Installation is complete, Summary wizard will be displayed. Here you can check the list of platforms which are installed/uninstalled successfully and failed. Click Finish to exit the Summary wizard.

Summary

  • Click Launch Control Panel to open the Syncfusion Control Panel.

Install using Offline Installer

Installing with UI

The following procedure illustrates how to install Essential Studio ASP.NET Core - EJ2 platform.

  1. Close all the running Visual Studio instances.
  2. Double-click the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core - EJ2 platform installer file. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.

Offline

Note: The installer wizard extracts the syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe dialog, displaying the unzip operation of the package.

  1. You have two options to unlock the Syncfusion installer:
  2. Login To Install
  3. Use Unlock Key

Login To Install

You should enter your Syncfusion Direct-Trac login credentials. If you don’t have Syncfusion Direct-Trac login credentials, then you can click on Sign Up to a create new account. Else if you forgot your password, click on Reset Password to create new password. Here Email address and Password is validated and the Platform Selection window opens.

Login To Install

Use Unlock Key

You should use the Syncfusion License/Trial key. Trial key is valid for 30 days and the installer won’t accept the expired trial key. Licensed customer can generate key from here.

Unlock Key

  1. After reading the License Terms and Conditions, check the I agree to the License Terms and Conditions check box.
  2. Click Next. Select the Installation, Samples Folder and Advanced Options screen opens. To install in the displayed default location, click Install.

Install Location

Note:
From the 2018 Volume 2 release, Syncfusion has changed the install and samples location
Default Install location: {ProgramFilesFolder}\Syncfusion{Platform}{version}
Default Samples location: C:\Users\Public\Documents\Syncfusion{platform}{version}
However, you can change the locations by clicking browse button.

  • Select the Install Demos check box to install Syncfusion samples, or leave the check box clear, when you do not want to install Syncfusion samples.
  • Select the Install Syncfusion Extensions checkbox to configure the Syncfusion Extensions in Visual Studio or clear this check box when you do not want to configure the Syncfusion Extensions in Visual Studio.
  • Select the Create Desktop Shortcut checkbox to create the desktop shortcut for Syncfusion Control Panel.
  • Select the Create Start Menu Shortcut checkbox to create the start menu shortcut for Syncfusion Control Panel.
  • Click Install.

Click Install

  1. The Completed screen is displayed once the ASP.NET Core - EJ2 platform is installed.

Complete Install

  1. Select the Run Syncfusion Control Panel check box to launch the Syncfusion Control Panel after installing.
  2. Click Finish. Syncfusion ASP.NET Core - EJ2 platform is installed in your system and the Syncfusion Essential Studio Syncfusion Control Panel is launched automatically.

Installing in silent mode

The Syncfusion Essential Studio Platform Installer supports installing/uninstalling through Command Line. The following sections illustrate this ability.

Command Line Installation

Follow the steps below to install through Command Line in Silent mode.

  1. Double-click the Syncfusion Essential Studio platform installer file. The Installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.
  2. The syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe file is extracted into the Temp folder.
  3. Run %temp%. The Temp folder will open. The syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe file is available in one of the folders.
  4. Copy the extracted syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe file in local drive.
  5. Cancel the Wizard.
  6. Open the Command Prompt in administrator mode and pass the following arguments.

Arguments: “installer file path\SyncfusionEssentialStudio(platform)_(version).exe” /Install silent /PIDKEY:“(product unlock key)” [/log “{Log file path}”] [/InstallPath:{Location to install}] [/InstallSamples:{true/false}] [/InstallAssemblies:{true/false}] [/UninstallExistAssemblies:{true/false}] [/InstallToolbox:{true/false}]

Note: [..] – Arguments inside the square brackets are optional.

Example: “D:\Temp\syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2x.x.x.x.exe” /Install silent /PIDKEY:“product unlock key” /log “C:\Temp\EssentialStudioPlatform.log” /InstallPath:C:\Syncfusion\x.x.x.x /InstallSamples:true /InstallAssemblies:true /UninstallExistAssemblies:true /InstallToolbox:true

  1. Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core (Essential JS2) is installed.

Note: x.x.x.x needs to be replaced with the Essential Studio version and the Product Unlock Key needs to be replaced with the Unlock Key for that version.

Command Line Uninstallation

Syncfusion Essential Studio supports uninstalling through Command Line in Silent mode. The following steps illustrate this.

  1. When you do not have the extracted installer (syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe) then follow the steps from 2 to 7.
  2. Double-click the Syncfusion Essential Studio platform installer file. The installer Wizard opens and extracts the package automatically.
  3. The syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe file is extracted into the Temp folder.
  4. Run %temp%. The Temp folder will open. The syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe file is available in one of the folders.
  5. Copy the syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe file in local drive.
  6. Cancel the Wizard.
  7. Open the Command Prompt in administrator mode and pass the following arguments.

Arguments: “Copied installer file path\ syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_(version).exe” /uninstall silent

Example: “D:\Temp\syncfusionessentialaspnetcore-js2_x.x.x.x.exe” /uninstall silent

  1. Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core (Essential JS2) is uninstalled.

Note: x.x.x.x needs to be replaced with the Essential Studio version installed in your machine.

Install Location and Samples

  • Here, the default location on your machine is illustrated where the Essential Studio package or Essential Studio for ASP.NET Core suite gets installed, from that the Syncfusion assemblies and dashboard samples can be accessed.
  • The following below specified location is the place where all the assemblies, scripts, CSS files, and samples are available.

(Installed location)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\18.4.0.30\

  • For example, If you have installed the Essential Studio package within C:\Program Files(x86), then navigate to the following below location.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\ASP.NET Core - EJ2\18.4.0.30\

  • The ASP.NET Core samples can be accessed from the following location.

(Installed location)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\ASP.NET Core - EJ2\18.4.0.30\Samples

  • For example, If you have installed the Essential Studio package within C:\Program Files(x86), navigate to the following location.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\ASP.NET Core - EJ2\18.4.0.30\Samples

  • The Dashboard can be opened by running the Syncfusion ASP.NET Core (EJ2) Control Panel.exe file present within the following location.

(Installed location)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\ASP.NET Core - EJ2\18.4.0.30\Infrastructure\Launcher

  • For example, If you have installed the Essential Studio package within C:\Program Files(x86), navigate to the following location.

C:\Program Files (x86)\Syncfusion\Essential Studio\ASP.NET Core - EJ2\18.4.0.30\Infrastructure\Launcher

  • To run the local samples from dashboard, click the Run Local Demos in the dashboard.
  • For other online samples, refer to the link here.