DSM Instructional – Installing Workstations
document covers the installation of Workstations to use DSM.
You will need ADMINISTRATOR ACCESS to your computer or network to
first thing you will need to know is what type of Windows Operating system you
will be installing on.
works on Windows XP and Higher. It also
functions in a “Cloud Capacity” on numerous other devices but you must
subscribe to the DSM CLOUD configuration to take advantage of these features.
WINDOWS INSTALLATION: (Local installations)
find out, right click “my computer” or “computer” and choose Properties.
windows Vista & later, it says it on the main screen as seen below
operating systems may vary so if you are unsure,
consult your IT staff to find out which type you have.
obtain the proper setup file from www.dsm-software.com/support/
are 32 BIT and 64 BIT installation files in the DOWNLOADS link.
you may get them here:
click the installation file and Run As
ADMINISTRATOR. You must run this as the
administrator for the proper support files to be installed.
setup is running, click NEXT 3 times. If
it needs to install other support files, it will do so AUTOMATICALLY.
finished, simply CLICK FINISH.
you need to set the proper rights on your computer to access DSM. This is
required to use DSM. You may have to
have an ADMINISTRATOR do this for you.
to your computer and locate the C:\PROGRAM FILES\PEAK SOFTWARE SYSTEMS\ Folder. Right Click and go to properties.
If a 64bit machine, replace C:\PROGRAM FILES\PEAK SOFTWARE SYSTEMS\ with C:\PROGRAM FILES (x86)\PEAK SOFTWARE
the properties window, click the SECURITY TAB:
the rights as shown here. This is
required to use DSM.
these rights have been set, find the new DSM ICON on your Desktop and double
will see the following screen:
SUPPORT will have given you this information but if you need to get it, you can
always find out by looking at another computer that functions with DSM. To find that on another computer, go to
C:\PROGRAM FILES\PEAK SOFTWARE SYSTEMS\
(or X86 if 64 bit) and find the file called CONNECT.EXE
click it and it will bring up the settings used. Simply write them down and bring them over to
your new installation.
rare occasions, you may have to provide more advanced settings depending on
your system. If this is necessary, click
the Advanced settings button and you will see the
The password can only be given by a system administrator or a support
agent at Peak Software System, Inc.
Once you have the correct settings in place,
click “Test Connection,” and you should see this;
successful, simply click ok, then OK again.
DSM again and you will see a LOGIN SCREEN.
Simply log in and you’re on your way. J
WINDOWS INSTALLATION: (CLOUD installations)
installation for CLOUD workstations is exactly the same except for the
You must subscribe to the cloud service to install in this fashion.
the following connection settings shown below:
settings will be given to you by your administrator or a Peak Support
Representative. If you experience issues
with this, please contact us anytime.
WINDOWS INSTALLATION using the 2X client
2X client is used exclusively by the CLOUD customer configuration and is used
for connections outside of your office.
It can be used on windows based platforms, smart phones, iPad and other
devices and it’s the perfect connection tool for your remote employees.
the download on the downloads page under support and install the correct
on a pc, follow these instructions:
to the agreement, click Next.
OK: You do not need to restart however.
the 2X client will show you the following screen. Click YES.
your information exactly as shown here: