framework 4 ...
When you don't have the full installer, i.e. you
have the upgrade
installer, you must have a running version of the
installed, namely PD Pro 4.1 (not 4.0). If you
already have 4.0, get
the free 4.1
updater from the patches
and install 4.1 on top of 4.0, before applying the
If you purchased the upgrade from an earluier
version, such as upgrade
from v3 to v5, or sidegrade from v2 or others to v5,
you will receive
the necessary files to upgrade to 4.1, so that you
can then apply the
upgrade to v5.
(Vista, Windows 7,...)
PD Pro 5 is a 32-bit (x86) application. You can run
it just fine under
64-bit Windows, but it is recommended, for clean
that you install it in the folder that is designated
C:\Program Files (x86)\Project
Of course, you can install it in a totally different
place of your own
choosing if you
Default Extraction folder
There are two phases to the installtion: first,
extracting the many
files from the installer into a temporary location.
Then running the
actual installer that is amongst those extracted
files, and designating
the final destination for the files.
The initial extraction (phase 1) creates a PD Pro
that is by default placed on your desktop, so you
problems with UAC conflicts or difficulties finding
the folder if
there's any issues during phase 2.
See here for other common questions: Frequently