2.3 Downloading and Installing the Filr Desktop Application

  1. On your workstation, access the Filr web application from a browser.

    For information about how to start Micro Focus Filr from a browser, see Accessing Filr from a Web Browser in the Filr 3.4: User Access Guide.

  2. Click your linked name in the upper right corner of the page, then click Download Filr Desktop App.

  3. Click either the Windows x86 Client link or the Windows x64 Client link to download the application appropriate for your operating system.

  4. After the download completes, open the MicroFocusFilrSetup-x86-3.x.exefile or the MicroFocusFilrSetup-x64-3.x.exe file, depending on whether you have a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system.

  5. (Conditional) If you do not have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 (or later) already installed on your workstation, you are prompted to accept a license agreement and install it. Installing Microsoft .NET Framework requires your computer to reboot.

  6. Click Next.

  7. Accept the license agreement, then click Next.

  8. Change the installation location for the Filr desktop application, or click Next to accept the default location.

  9. Click Install.

  10. Click Finish when the installation is complete, then continue with Logging in the First Time.