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ChemOffice Professional 16 is now available to download for members of the university.

ChemOffice Professional 16 is now available on managed Windows workstations through WPKG.

Instructions for users: 

Installation on a managed Windows machine

If you use a Windows machine managed by the department, you should use WPKG to install the software.

Installation on a single unmanaged Windows machine

  1. To install ChemOffice, download the installer following the instructions in the Downloading Software section below and note where you have saved it to.
  2. Locate and run the installer, following the on screen instructions.
  3. Once you have finished the installation, you will need to enter the serial number you obtained by following the instructions in the Serial Numbers section below. You are NOT allowed to distribute these details to anyone else, ever.
  4. Once you have done this, you should be able to start ChemOffice.

Troubleshooting

I end up with the following screen asking me to activate the software:

You will need to input the serial number as described by in the Serial Numbers section above.

Downloading the Software

  • To download the installation media, please follow this link http://sitelicense.cambridgesoft.com/sitelicense.cfm?sid=556
  • Under "Email Address" please enter in your CRSID@cam.ac.uk address.
  • Follow the instructions. If you have not already signed up for an account with PerkinElmer/Cambridgesoft you will need to when prompted.

Obtaining the Serial Numbers

When you have downloaded the software, you should be able to obtain your serial numbers by going to the PerkinElmer/Cambridgesoft site and looking under the Downloads section.

When you download the software PerkinElmer do NOT send the serial numbers by email.

 

Installation on a single Mac machine

You are NOT allowed to redistribute these files under any circumstances, ever.

  1. Download the installer following the instructions in the Downloading Software section above and note where you have saved it to.
  2. Locate and double click on the installer. You should see the following screen. ChemOffice Mac installer
  3. Drag the ChemOffice icon to the Applications folder.
  4. Optionally drag the ChemDraw Plugin Pro icon to your Internet Plugins folder. This can be found inside your ~/Library folder. On MacOS 10.7 and above the ~/Library Folder is hidden by default. You can access it by using the Go menu in Finder while holding down the Alt key. This article has more details.
  5. Note the registration code and serial number from following the instructions in the Serial Numbers section above. You are NOT allowed to distribute these details to anyone else, ever.
  6. Next the registration window will appear. Enter the serial number and registration code from the previous step.
  7. Click Finish

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