74.0 Using GroupWise Windows Client Custom Installation Options

The GroupWise Windows client Setup program provides the following options for customizing the installation of the Windows client:


If you downloaded the multilanguage version of the GroupWise software image, you can install the Windows client in one or more languages, as listed in Section 7.1, GroupWise User Languages.

Software Integrations

If you use GroupWise Document Management Services (DMS), you can select which third-party applications you want to integrate with the Windows client. By default, no applications are integrated.

The Setup program offers the following integrations:

  • OpenOffice Calc Document

  • OpenOffice Draw Document

  • OpenOffice Writer Document

  • OpenOffice Impress Document

Additional document types can be manually integrated with the Windows client, as described in Section VII, Libraries and Documents.

Internet Browser Mail Integration

This option enables GroupWise to be the default email application when you click a mailto link in your Web browser or use the Mail command in your Web browser,

Program Folder

By default, the Setup program creates a Novell GroupWise program folder. You can use a different folder as needed.

Add GroupWise to the Desktop

By default, the Setup program create a GroupWise icon on your Windows desktop.

Add GroupWise to Quick Launch

By default, the Setup program adds a GroupWise icon to the Windows Quick Launch bar

Add Notify to the Startup Folder

By default, the Setup program does not add Notify to the Windows Startup folder. If you want to start Notify automatically, but you do not want to use the Windows Startup folder, you can click Tools > Options > Environment, then select Launch Notify at startup to have GroupWise automatically start Notify.

Add Icons to the Start Menu

By default, the Setup program adds GroupWise to the Windows Start Menu and includes a list of GroupWise tasks that can be performed directly from the Start Menu.

When users install the Windows client for themselves, they can set these options according to their own preferences.

When you, as an administrator, distribute the Windows client software to users’ workstations, you can set these options according to your preferences, as described in: