Instalación paso a paso en Windows (STL)
This page shows step-by-step how to install Ancestris on a Windows system. The sections below are independent and do not all need to be done. Screens shown might look different from those of the current Ancestris web site or the current Ancestris software version.
Knowing which Java version you use
Java Control Panel Open the Windows Control Panel and then the
Control Panel. On its General tab, click 'About' to check the installed Java version.
On its Security tab, untick ' Enable Java content for browsers and Web Start applications' to improve security.
Command prompt Alternatively, these steps let you identify which version of Java is running on your system.
Open a Windows PowerShell window and enter CMD or open a Command Prompt window.
at the prompt. You will obtain a display as below, which shows that Java Version 8 ( aka 1.8) 64-Bit is installed. Otherwise, it means java is not installed. Follow these instructions to install it.
java version "1.8.0_221" Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_221-b11) Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.221-b11, mixed mode)
once or twice to close the command window.
Install Ancestris version 10 or 11 Follow the instructions below from your Windows system.
Download Ancestris Go tohttps://www.ancestris.org Click on 'DOWNLOAD' in the Menu Then click on 'Windows' to download version10 Or scroll down to the Daily versionpanel and click on the' DOWNLOAD' button for version11 Downloading may take2 to3 minutes as it is about78 MB
Extract the Ancestris file
does not need to be installed as it runs directly from its
file. So right-click the downloaded
file, choose' Extract All' and select a destination folder where the
file can run. OnWindows 7, unzip into the
folder otherwiseAncestris won't run.
Check the Ancestris file to run In the destination folder, open the
folder and then the
folder; there the
file will runAncestris on a 64-bit system, while the
file will run it on a 32-bit system.
Add an Ancestris shortcut Right-click on the
file and choose'Pin to Start' or'Pin to taskbar' to adda shortcut to the Start
menu or the Taskbar.
Then set the icon of the resultingAncestris shortcut . For that, you need to right-click on the shortcut and replace the icon with the
Click the shortcut and Ancestris then starts
The Welcome page then appears. You are now ready to use Ancestris.
If Ancestris does not start, it might be related to a Java version issue. You may have to swap the Java version. Please follow these instructions.