Installation options available:
Install the package by running the file dat_addin.exe and manually download the required prerequisites as needed. For additional help click the 'About' button on the Dat add-in ribbon within MS Excel:
- SQL Server LocalDb (Refer below for installation details)
- Dot Net if installed version is less than 4.5.1
Install the package by running Setup.exe which automatically downloads and installs the required prerequisites.
The Dat add-in package contains the prerequisite setups for localDB, and .Net.
Unzip the file and run setup.exe. The file loads and installs SQL Sever localDB and Dat add-in
Please note: you may also need to unblock Windows Smart Screen to run this file.
If Windows or your anti-virus has blocked the download:
For Windows 7 manually install SQL Server LocalDB, if same or later version is not already installed:
Alternatively for Windows 8 or 10:
Download Microsoft SQL Server 2017 LocalDB from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/sql-server/sql-server-editions-express
and run the Express setup file: SQLServer2017-SSEI-Expr.exe
Select Download Media
Select LocalDB option:
2. Install using DAT_AddinSetup.msi file
If file .msi is blocked:
- Right click the download file
- Select Properties
- Tick the unblock checkbox or click the unblock button