After downloading the Wolfram Desktop Download Manager from your Wolfram Account page, you are ready to begin the installation.

  1. Quit any previous installations of Wolfram products that are running on your machine.
  2. Run “Wolfram Desktop 12.0 Download Manager.exe”. The Download Manager opens and immediately begins downloading Wolfram Desktop’s installation files to your Downloads folder. Wait for the download to finish.

    The Download Manager allows monitoring the progress of the download, as well as pausing it and resuming interrupted or paused downloads.

  3. Select Launch.
  4. The Setup dialog appears on your screen. Click Next to begin the installation process.

  5. Select the directory where you would like to install Wolfram Desktop.
  6. Click Next to install all components.
  7. Click Next to install Wolfram Desktop shortcuts. The installer adds Wolfram Desktop shortcuts to the Windows Start Menu in the Wolfram Desktop folder.

    If you prefer not to make a shortcut in the Start Menu, check the box next to “Don’t create a Start Menu folder”. Then click Next to continue the installation.

  8. The Remove Other Applications window only appears if there are older versions installed on the computer. Select any old versions of Wolfram Desktop that you want to uninstall, and then click Next.
  9. Click Install to begin installing.
  10. Click Finish to complete the installation and launch Wolfram Desktop. The installation is now complete.
  11. The Wolfram Desktop sign-in screen appears. Sign in with your Wolfram ID to activate it. Wolfram Desktop will remember your credentials the next time you open it.