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= Quick Installation =
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== Installation ==
  
 
To install SuperMemo on your computer do the following:
 
To install SuperMemo on your computer do the following:
  
# [http://www.super-memo.com/supermemo/supermemo2008.htm Order and download]
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# [http://www.super-memo.com/supermemo/supermemo17.htm Order and download]
# Run the downloaded file ''sm08inst.exe''
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# Run the downloaded file ''sm18inst.exe''
 
# [[Unlock SuperMemo]] with your unlock password sent in response to your order (within a business day)
 
# [[Unlock SuperMemo]] with your unlock password sent in response to your order (within a business day)
  
If you are a computer beginner, please read [[Installing SuperMemo (for Beginners) | Installing SuperMemo for Beginners]]. You will find there step-by-step instructions for downloading, copying files, installing learning material as well as upgrading from earlier versions of SuperMemo or updating SuperMemo to the latest release build
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If you are a computer beginner, please read [[Installing SuperMemo (for Beginners) | Installing SuperMemo for Beginners]]. You will find there step-by-step instructions for downloading, copying files, installing learning material as well as upgrading from earlier versions of SuperMemo or updating SuperMemo to the latest release build.
  
= Un-installation in 5 seconds =
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If you are upgrading non-English non-Latin collections from non-Unicode SuperMemo, see [[Upgrading to Unicode]].
  
# delete the folder in which you installed SuperMemo
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== Uninstallation ==
  
Remember that this will likely delete everything related to SuperMemo: collections, plan schedules, sleep timeline, etc. Deleting the folder will still leave 3-4 entries in Windows registry.
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=== In 5 seconds (brute force) ===
  
= Un-installation in 30 seconds =
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To uninstall, delete the folder in which you installed SuperMemo.
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Remember that this will likely delete everything related to SuperMemo: [[Glossary:Collection|collections]], plan schedules, sleep timeline, etc. Deleting the folder manually may still leave 2-3 entries in Windows registry (if you let SuperMemo run in administrator mode).
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=== In 30 seconds (intelligent) ===
  
 
You can uninstall SuperMemo (without removing your learning material) if you follow these steps:
 
You can uninstall SuperMemo (without removing your learning material) if you follow these steps:
  
# Click '''Start''' on the taskbar, then click '''Control Panel''' from the Start menu
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# Run '''Control Panel'''
# In the '''Control Panel''' window, click the '''Add or Remove Programs''' category
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# In the '''Control Panel''' window, choose '''Uninstall program''' (in older Windows '''Uninstall or change a program''')
# In the '''Add or Remove Programs''' window, in the '''Change or Remove Programs''' pane, scroll down to ''SuperMemo'', and click the '''Remove''' button to the right
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# In the '''Uninstall or change a program''' window, scroll down to ''SuperMemo'', and choose '''Uninstall'''
  
If you cannot find ''SuperMemo'' entry in the '''Add or Remove Programs''' window, use ''sm08unin.exe'' located in the SuperMemo folder (e.g. ''C:\Program Files\SuperMemo'' (Computer administrator) or ''C:\SuperMemo'' (Limited account) by default).
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If you cannot find ''SuperMemo'' entry in Control Panel, use ''sm18unin.exe'' located in the SuperMemo folder (''C:\SuperMemo'' by default).
  
SuperMemo Uninstall program was designed to remove only the files that have been added at installation. It should not delete your collections, plan schedules, sleep timeline, etc.
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SuperMemo Uninstall program was designed to remove only the files that have been added at installation. It should not delete your [[Glossary:Collection|collections]], plan schedules, sleep timeline, etc. If you want them removed, you will need to do it manually in your favorite file manager.

Latest revision as of 07:39, 3 April 2019

Installation

To install SuperMemo on your computer do the following:

  1. Order and download
  2. Run the downloaded file sm18inst.exe
  3. Unlock SuperMemo with your unlock password sent in response to your order (within a business day)

If you are a computer beginner, please read Installing SuperMemo for Beginners. You will find there step-by-step instructions for downloading, copying files, installing learning material as well as upgrading from earlier versions of SuperMemo or updating SuperMemo to the latest release build.

If you are upgrading non-English non-Latin collections from non-Unicode SuperMemo, see Upgrading to Unicode.

Uninstallation

In 5 seconds (brute force)

To uninstall, delete the folder in which you installed SuperMemo.

Remember that this will likely delete everything related to SuperMemo: collections, plan schedules, sleep timeline, etc. Deleting the folder manually may still leave 2-3 entries in Windows registry (if you let SuperMemo run in administrator mode).

In 30 seconds (intelligent)

You can uninstall SuperMemo (without removing your learning material) if you follow these steps:

  1. Run Control Panel
  2. In the Control Panel window, choose Uninstall program (in older Windows Uninstall or change a program)
  3. In the Uninstall or change a program window, scroll down to SuperMemo, and choose Uninstall

If you cannot find SuperMemo entry in Control Panel, use sm18unin.exe located in the SuperMemo folder (C:\SuperMemo by default).

SuperMemo Uninstall program was designed to remove only the files that have been added at installation. It should not delete your collections, plan schedules, sleep timeline, etc. If you want them removed, you will need to do it manually in your favorite file manager.