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Windows 10

Recorder 6 will install on Windows 10 and no problems have been detected to date. We are recommending  SQL Server 2017 Express.  We recommend that you also install SQL Management  Tools. The 2019 tools can be installed with SQL Server 2017.

A Guide to installing Recorder 6 (v6.23.2) on a  Windows 10,  64 bit machines is available (click here).  TR6 has not been fully tested with SQL Server 2019  so do not use this yet.

SQL Server requires NET FrameWork 3.5, which may not be installed on older Windows 10 machines or it may be on the Windows 10 machine, but  not enabled. See below for checking and dealing with this.  

Checking NET Framework 3.5

The .NET Framework is an integral part of many applications running on Windows and provides common functionality for those applications to run. Normally, before running/installing such applications, we need to enable .NET Framework from the Control Panel on the computer.  So, you may first check if the .NET Framework 3.5 is available in the Control Panel on Windows 10 Technical Preview and if available, you may enable it from the Control Panel to install it on the computer. To check if the.NET Framework 3.5 is available in Control Panel and to enable it, please follow these steps:

a) Press “Windows Logo” + “R” keys on the keyboard.

b) Type “appwiz.cpl” in the “Run” command box and press “ENTER”.

c) In the “Programs and Features” window, click on the link “Turn Windows features on or off”.

d) Check if the “.NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)” option is available in it.

e) If yes, then enable it and then click on “OK”.

f) Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation and restart the computer, if prompted.