BoostSolutions General Installation Guide

1. System Requirements

1.1 SharePoint Versions

This installation guide applies to: SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.

1.2 Service Account Requirements

When you install any BoostSolutions product you must be a member of the local server’s Administrators group and a member of the Farm Administrators group.

2. GUI Installation Instructions

2.1 Preconditions

Before you start installing the product, please make sure these services are started: SharePoint Administration and SharePoint Timer Service.

2.2 Install

To install the product, the current user must be met these requirements

The installation should be run on server which is running Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application services.

1. Download the product archive (*.zip) from BoostSolutions website, and extract the file. Open the created folder and run Setup.exe.

Note: If you cannot run the setup file, please right click the Setup.exe file, and choose Run as administrator.

2. The system check will verify that your machine meets all the requirements for installing the BoostSolutions product. After the system check is finished, click Next.

3. Review and accept the End-User License Agreement and click Next.

4. In Web Application Deployment Targets, select the web applications you are going to install on. Then click Next.

5. Upon completion of the installation, details are displayed showing which web applications your BoostSolutions product has been deployed to.

2.3 Upgrade

Download the latest version of our product, and run the installer.

In the Upgrade or Remove window, select Upgrade button and click Next.

2.4 Remove

If you want to uninstall the product, double-click the Setup.exe file.

Note: If the setup file has been deleted, please download it from

In the Repair or Remove window, select Remove and click Next. Then the application will be removed.

3.Feature Activation

By default, the application’s features are automatically activated once the product is installed.

Administrator can activate the features manually; you must be a Site Collection Administrator to activate application features.

1. Click Settings and then click Site Settings. If you don't see Site settings, click Site information and then click View all site settings.

2. Under Site Collection Administration group, click Site collection features.

3. Find the application feature and click Activate. After the feature is activated, the Status column lists the feature as Active.

4.License Management

Enter Center Administration, click BoostSolutions Software on the Quick Launch. And then click License Management Center.

After payment, please send the Server, Site Collection or Farm License code to so that we can generate the appropriate license code for you.

Click Register in the license page and a Register or Update license window will open.

Upload the license file or enter the license code, then click Register. You will get confirmation that your license has been validated.

To view the license status of a product, click the product name. Then the details will be shown as follows.