IBM i Access

Installation via DVD

IBM i V7.1

IBM i installation

PC Installation

A copy of the DVD (image of label at right) is included with:

If you receive your orders from a business partner, ask your business partner whether he has the copy of IBM i Access for Windows that should have been delivered with your order.

Refer to Setting up the system for IBM i Access for Windows for ways to customize your installation.

IBM i V6R1

IBM i installation

PC installation

A copy of the DVD (image of label at right) is included with:

If you receive your orders from a business partner, ask your business partner whether he has the copy of System i Access for Windows that should have been delivered with your order.

Instructions for acquiring and installing language versions

The IBM i Access for Windows program can be installed to the PC by several methods. The methods that are discussed in this article:

For more details on the methods to install IBM i Access for Windows, refer to the IBM i and i5/OS Information Center Installation and setup article.

Customers will receive a copy of the System i Setup and Operations DVD-ROM with all the supported languages with orders/upgrades of the System i Access Family (57xx-XW1) or with new hardware orders.

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IBM i Access family

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