Install, update & uninstall

Installing Slate Desktop
Slate Desktop installs like most other Windows application. Here are the steps and some screen shots. Download the Installer application: Your Purchase R...
Tue, 21 Aug, 2018 at 6:32 PM
Maintenance updates
All maintenance updates are free. These are the updates between the major version numbers. So, updating from version 1.0.9 to 1.2.4 is free.  You'l...
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017 at 8:14 AM
How to uninstall Slate Desktop
Automatic uninstall Slate Desktop registers itself in Windows Control Panel Programs and Features (Add / Remove Programs). Double-click the Slate Desktop i...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 8:41 AM
Installing Perl runtime separately
Slate Desktop ships with the Strawberry distribution of the required Perl runtime environment (Strawberry Perl). Some users might prefer a different distr...
Fri, 20 May, 2016 at 9:18 PM
How to regenerate a DoMT engine on Slate Desktop
Legacy DoMT engines use an open source component IRSTLM, which does not run on Windows. Therefore, to run them on Windows, you must g...
Sun, 31 Jul, 2016 at 2:51 PM
Error running msiexec /package (the Python MSI installer)
We package the Python.org installer inside the Slate Desktop installer. Our installer runs the Python installer using a command line values that ...
Fri, 20 May, 2016 at 7:12 PM
Set Windows ACL permmissions on %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\slate-desktop
Some users receive an error that Trados Studio (2015 or 2017) fail to load the Slate Desktop MT plugin. The problem may be caused by the Windows security se...
Tue, 10 Oct, 2017 at 5:29 AM