Software Update

Overview

It is recommended to regularly update the LabOne software on the HF2LI Instrument to the latest version. In case the Instrument has access to the internet, this is a very simple task and can be done with a single click in the software itself, as shown in Updating LabOne using Automatic Update Check. If you use one of the LabOne APIs with a separate installer, don’t forget to update this part of the software, too.

Updating LabOne using Automatic Update Check

Updating the LabOne software is done be downloading and installing the latest LabOne software from the Zurich Instruments downloads page, as shown in Software Installation. In case "Periodically check for updates" has been enabled during the LabOne installation and LabOne has access to the internet, a notification will appear on the Device Connection dialog whenever a new version of the software is available for download. This setting can later be changed in the Config tab of the LabOne user interface. In case automatic update check is disabled, the user can manually check for updates at any time by clicking on the button btn uielements checkforupdate um in the Device Connection dialog. In case an update is found, clicking on the button "Update Available" shown in Figure 1 will start a download the latest LabOne installer for Windows or Linux, see Figure 2. After download, proceed as explained in Software Installation to update LabOne.

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Figure 1. Device Connection dialog: LabOne update available
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Figure 2. Download LabOne MSI using Automatic Update Check feature