Changing Settings

On the Update Settings tab, you can select the programs you want to include in update checks and how often you want the Update Manager to check for updates.

Selecting Programs

To select the programs you want to include in update checks.

  1. Select Program Updates from the Start menu. The Update Manager opens.


  2. Select the Update Settings tab.


  3. In the list of available updates:


    • Select the check box for any program for which you want Update Manager to check for updates.


    • Clear the check box for any program for which you do not want Update Manager to check for updates.


Clear the check box for any program for which you do not want Update Manager to check for updates.

Setting Up Automatic Update Checking

You can configure the Update Manager to automatically check for updates on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis using these steps:

  1. Select Program Updates from the Start menu. The Update Manager opens.


  2. Select the Update Settings tab.


  3. In the Check for Updates field, select the first option, “The InstallShield Update Manager will automatically check for updates on the frequency you specify.”


  4. In the drop-down box, select Daily, Weekly, or Monthly.

In the drop-down box, select Daily, Weekly, or Monthly.

Setting Up Manual Update Checking

If you do not want the Update Manager to automatically check for updates, follow these steps:

  1. Select Program Updates from the Start menu. The Update Manager opens.


  2. Select the Update Settings tab.


  3. In the Check for Updates field, select the second option, “The InstallShield Update Manager will not automatically check for updates.”

The InstallShield Update Manager will not automatically check for updates

When you want to check for updates:

  1. Select Program Updates from the Start menu. The Update Manager opens.


  2. In the Update Manager dialog, select Check for Updates Now. A list of updates and messages will be displayed.

It is recommended that you check for updates at least once a month.





 

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