Knowledge Base - Windows 7


1. Download the latest driver installer [Sentinel_HASP_Run-time_cmd_line.zip version 5.90] from Aladdin site:
www.hasp.com/support/hasp-srm/enduser.aspx
1.1 If you used another computer for the download, copy this zip file to your Windows 7 computer.

2. Unzip it to get the file "haspdinst.exe"

3. Watch its directory information, you can get it if you click on the yellow folder icon [Screenshot...] you will need it in step 6 bellow.

4. Disconnect your HASP key from the computer.

5. Open a DOS Command window, as administrator user:
In Windows "Start" menu, Select "All Programs | Accessories".
Right-Click "Command Prompt" and select "Run as administrator"
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5.1 If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
A command window will open.

6. In the command window, use cd to change the directory to haspdinst.exe directory (see step 3 above) -
e.g.:
cd c:\
cd c:\my_temp_files\hasp_srm . . .

7. To install the latest Alladin driver, in the command window, type - haspdinst -install
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8. Connect your HASP key to the computer.

9. Verify that the HASP light is ON. (You might need to wait till the "found new hardware" pop-up will approve using the device)

10. You can now close the command window.

1. Disconnect your HASP key from the computer.
2. Make sure your computer is connected to the Internet
3. Make sure "automatic updating" is turned on. (See instruction (3) and screenshot bellow)
4. Make sure Windows can automatically download recommended drivers. (See instruction (4) and screenshot bellow)
5. Connect your HASP key to the computer. Wait till its light is ON.


(3) How to turn "automatic updating" On or Off
(See Screenshot)
3.1. Open "Windows Update" program.
3.2. In the left pane, click "Change settings".
3.3. Under "Important updates", choose the option that you want.
3.4. Under "Recommended updates", select the "Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates" check box, and then click "OK".
If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
3.5. You can also choose if you want to allow anyone to install updates by selecting the "Allow all users to install updates on this computer" check box.


(4) How to have Windows automatically download recommended drivers and icons
(See Screenshot)
4.1 Open "Devices and Printers".
4.2 Right-click the name of your computer, and then click "Device installation settings".
4.3 Click "Yes, do this automatically (recommended)", and then click "Save changes".
If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
4.4 If "Yes" is already selected, click "Cancel" to close the dialog box.