Difference between revisions of "Windows install guide"

From FIFE development wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Download and installation)
m (Download and installation)
Line 6: Line 6:
  
 
== Download and installation ==
 
== Download and installation ==
# Get [http://downloads.activestate.com/ActivePython/releases/2.7.0.2/ActivePython-2.7.0.2-win32-x86.msi ActivePython 2.7] and install it
+
# Get [http://downloads.activestate.com/ActivePython/releases/2.7.0.2/ActivePython-2.7.0.2-win32-x86.msi ActivePython 2.7 32bit] and install it. Make sure you do '''NOT''' install the 64bit version of it, even if you're running a 64bit Windows! FIFE is currently not compatible with 64bit Python distros, but will work fine with 32bit Python even on a 64bit Windows system.
 
# Download the [[Download_section#Stable|latest stable version]] from the download section.
 
# Download the [[Download_section#Stable|latest stable version]] from the download section.
 
# Start the downloaded installer
 
# Start the downloaded installer

Revision as of 12:53, 15 December 2010

Xp-flag-32x32.png Platform-dependent information: Win32.

The following passage contains information that is specific to Windows operating systems.

Introduction

This article explains how to install official releases for Win32.

Download and installation

  1. Get ActivePython 2.7 32bit and install it. Make sure you do NOT install the 64bit version of it, even if you're running a 64bit Windows! FIFE is currently not compatible with 64bit Python distros, but will work fine with 32bit Python even on a 64bit Windows system.
  2. Download the latest stable version from the download section.
  3. Start the downloaded installer
  4. Install FIFE to a location of your choice, e.g.: Folder.png C:\FIFE
  5. Install the Open AL driver (oalinst.exe).

Running FIFE

Information about how to run FIFE can be found in our how to launch FIFE article.

Key bindings of the current release

See our separate key bindings article.