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SystemVue 2013.01 Quick Install and License Setup

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SystemVue can be installed on a Windows machine after downloading the installation file from the Keysight EEsof EDA website, as illustrated.


Obtain SystemVue License File

SystemVue requires a license to run. You can either apply for an Evaluation or a Purchased license. Once the license request is approved, a license file (with .lic extension) is sent as an email attachment. Save this file on your computer. For example, you can save it in the C:\Program Files\Agilent\EEsof_License_Tools\bin\licenses folder.

Supported Platforms

For details on the supported platforms, refer to Supported Platforms.

System Requirements

The following list the recommended hardware configuration. For detailed system requirements, see SystemVue 201301 System Requirements.


Practical Minimums

Recommended or Typical

Operating System

Windows XP Pro, SP3, 32-bit

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1, 64-bit




Hard disk

2 GB free space

10 GB free space





1024x768 practical minimum

1920x1080 ("1080p" HD monitor)

Software Security

USB hardware key

Wired LAN, or Wireless LAN

Internet Connection

Not required, but USB/DVD
drive needed for SW updates

Highly recommended

Test Instrument interface

Not required


Download SystemVue Installer

Click to download. You can also use Keysight Download Manager to download.

Install SystemVue

To install SystemVue, you must have system administrator privileges. Run the downloaded installer (this may take a while). Follow the guided tour to complete the installation.

SystemVueLicense Setup

At the end of installation, the License Setup Wizard starts automatically when it detects that you do not have a valid license to start SystemVue. If you choose to skip the setup, you can start the SystemVue License Setup Wizard later by clicking Start > All Programs > SystemVue <release_number> > SystemVue Tools > SystemVue <release_number> > License Manager.

Nodelocked License

Choose the I want to add or replace a license file option and follow the guided tour to complete the license setup process.

In case of a USB dongle, attach the dongle to the USB port and invoke the License Setup Wizard to take the guided tour.

Floating License

Choose the I want to add or replace a network license server option and follow the guided tour to complete the license setup process. Consult your license administrator for the network path of the license server. For more details on setting up floating license on a network server, see Setting Up Floating License on Windows.

Launch SystemVue

To run SystemVue, go to the Start menu and choose All Programs > SystemVue <release_number> > SystemVue <release_number>

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