|This article is about Coffalyser.Net for conventional MLPA data analysis. For information about Coffalyser digitalMLPA for digitalMLPA data analysis, see this article.|
The following requirements should be met for a successful installation of Coffalyser.Net™:
- A genuine copy of Windows (32- or 64-bit) that is still supported by Microsoft, with the latest updates installed.
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1.
- 3 GB of available RAM.
- 10 GB free disk space.
- An account with administrative rights during installation (not required for running Coffalyser.Net).
An internet connection is not required to install or run Coffalyser.Net, although this is recommended.
Antivirus software, firewalls and other security software might interfere with the installation process of Coffalyser.Net. If the installation cannot be completed, we recommend switching these off temporarily and retrying the installation of Coffalyser.Net.
Advanced users may wish to use an existing installation of Microsoft SQL Server rather than the preconfigured instance that is installed by default. Coffalyser.Net is compatible with all editions of SQL Server of version 2014 SP3 and higher. Instructions for the installation and configuration of Coffalyser.Net with an existing SQL Server can be found in the Coffalyser.Net Installation Manual.