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ArcGIS Desktop 10.8: Product Installation and Authorization

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Product Installation

1. Installer Download
Download and open the installer ISO. Do not open the ISO with a third-party archive utility.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 - Installer Download

2. Installer Application
Close all running applications, then open the installer application ArcGIS_Desktop_1081_175110.exe. Other installer applications are optional.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 - Installer Application

3. Destination Folder for Files
Click Next.

Select the destination folder for the installation

4. Extraction Completed
Check Launch the setup program, then click Close.

Launch the setup program by checking the box and clicking "Close"

5. Welcome
Click Next.

Welcome message. Click Next

6. Master Agreement
Select I accept the master agreement, then click Next.

Master Agreement. Select "I accept the master agreement" and click "Next"

7. Installation Type
Select Complete, then click Next.

Select "Complete" and click "Next"

8. Destination Folder
Click Next.

Destination Folder. Click "Next"

9. Python Destination Folder
Click Next.

Python Destination Folder. Click "Next"

10. Ready to Install
Click Install.

Final install step. Click 'Install'

11. Installation Completed
Click Finish.

ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.1 has been successfully installed. Click 'Finish'

Product Authorization

1. License File Download
Download (but do not open) the ArcGISDesktopAdvanced_SingleUse.prvc license file.

2. Select Product
Select Advanced (ArcInfo) Single Use, then click Authorize Now.

Select a product 'Advanced (ArcInfo) Single Use'

Click 'Authorize Now'

3. Authorization Options
Select I have received an authorization file and am now ready to finish the authorization process, click Browse… and select the license file, then click Next.

Select 'I have received an authorization file and am now ready to finish the authorization process' and click 'Browse' and select the license file.

4. Authorization Method
Select Authorize with Esri now using the Internet, then click Next.

Select 'Authorize with Esri now using the Internet' and click 'Next'

5. Authorization Information
Complete the form, then click Next.

Fill out Authorization Information and click 'Next'

6. Authorization Information (continued)
Complete the form, then click Next.

Your organization: 'Education-Student'
Your Industry: 'Higher Education'
Yourself: 'Student'

7. Software Authorization Number
Click Next.

Enter the Software Authorization Number

8. Authorize Software Extensions
Select I have authorization number(s) to authorize one or more extensions, then click Next.

Select 'I have authorization number(s) to authorize one or more extensions' and click 'Next'

9. Evaluate Software Extensions
Click Next.

Evaluate Software Extensions
Click 'Next'

10. Authorizing Software
Click Finish.

Authorizing Software
Click 'Finish'

11. ArcGIS Configuration Information
Click OK.

ArcGIS Configuration Information
Click 'OK'
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