Visual Building Download Instructions
These download instructions are applicable to all versions of Visual Building.
1.1 Download from Email
If you have received a Visual Building Download email it will contain a link to the Visual Building Downloader. Click on the Visual Building Downloader link to initiate the download.
1.2 Download from Website
If you do not have this email, you can download the Visual Building Downloader from the download section of the Visual Building Forum.
1.2.1 If you download from the website, you must be registered AND logged in otherwise you will see the Access Denied message:
1.2.2 If you see the Access Denied message, please login.
1.3 Download Comfirmation
After clicking on the download link in the email or the Website Forum, Windows will comfirm with you that you wish to download this file.
Click the Save File button and the download will start.
The downloader is a small file which will download the larger Visual Building Install file.
Click the Save File button to save the Downloader file.
1.4 Anti Virus Program activation
If you have an Anti Virus program active, this may notify you of the status of the file. This will vary depending upon your Anti-Virus program.
Some Anti-Virus programs may notify you of a possible problem relating to the file being new. This is due our constant updating of our files.
If you are concerned of any other potential virus reports, please email our customer care with details of the message and the Anti Virus program used.
1.5 Locate and Run the Downloader
The downloader will then be saved in your default Download folder. The downloaded file can be located in different ways depending upon your Windows version and Browser version. The default download folder location is C:\Users\YOURNAME\Downloads, but you or your browser may have modified this.
Locate the downloader and double click on it and select Run if asked.
1.6 The Downloader
The downloader is a small 300K program that will manage the download of the much larger Install program. For slow connections you can stop and start the download at any time. Fast connections will take a few minutes (e.g. 20 minutes on a 10 mb broadband).
The Visual Building Downloader will then locate the large Visual Building Installer on our server and give you the option to select a location to download to. The default download destination is C:\Users\YOURNAME\Documents\Downloads, but you can change this. When ready to download click on the Next button.
The Visual Building installer will then download. This will take from 3 minutes to 30 minutes, depending upon your download speed, and the dialog display will give you an indication of the time remaining. You can pause and restart the download if you need to.
1.7 Download Completes
When the downloader has completed downling the Visual Building Install file, it should start automatically.
If it does not start automatically locate the install file in
and run it.
On completion of theVisual Building Install file downloading or on running it your Anti Virus program may activate warning you that the file is new.
1.8 Start the Visual Building Installation
Please see Visual Building Install Instructions