Unzip the installation .zip file into a directory on your hard drive
Right-click on the directory and select Properties
Ensure Read-only is unchecked
Ensure that NETWORK SERVICE has Modify, Read & Execute, Read and Write permission and click Apply
If the confirmation screen comes up, select apply changes to this folder, subfolders and files, and click OK
In IIS, right-click on the Web Sites node and select New > Web Site…
Configure the website…
Ensure that you allow Read, Run scripts and Execute permission
Note: in the Properties for the website in IIS, ensure that the ASP.NET version is 2.0 (or higher). Set it, then click Apply, then click OK.
In SQL Server (2005 or higher) create a new database
Create a user with db_owner permission
Navigate to the website in your web browser…
Clicking the setup link will launch the Installation Wizard
After it is set up you will be automatically logged in as the Super User.
Click Administrator Settings
In Administrator Settings, click Email Administration
Set-up the email settings. Click Update Settings before you test the email settings by clicking Send Test Email
In Administrator Settings, click File Upload Settings
Set the directory that any uploaded files will be stored in. Remember to test this. You can only store files in a directory that the account the website is running under has permission to Read, Write, and Modify.
In Administrator Settings, click User Registration
Set the desired settings
ADefHelpDesk is now set-up