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gnehmer

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Run Multiple Version of Enterprise Architect on same computer
« on: January 12, 2018, 12:36:55 am »
I wish to install EA 12 and EA 13.5 at the same time. It seems as if when you install a newer version, the install wipes out whatever version is installed, even if you install the new version in a different directory.

Is there a way to do this?

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Re: Run Multiple Version of Enterprise Architect on same computer
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2018, 01:08:44 am »
Try Renaming your installation folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\Sparx Systems\EA) to Something else 'EA 12' and then install EA 13.5.

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Re: Run Multiple Version of Enterprise Architect on same computer
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 07:41:23 pm »
I confirm that renaming the current installation e.g. C:\Program Files (x86)\Sparx Systems\EA to C:\Program Files (x86)\Sparx Systems\EA12 prior to install a new version (e.g. 13.5) works.
I find this very useful as my clients don't all use the same/latest version.
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Re: Run Multiple Version of Enterprise Architect on same computer
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2018, 03:54:17 am »
I do the same for testing newer versions while keeping also the version currently used in our organisation (12.1). Works perfectly.

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Re: Run Multiple Version of Enterprise Architect on same computer
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2018, 05:19:53 am »
This method works; thank you.