NOTE: If you are from College of Medicine, UIHC or other Health Care domain user, provide your proof of license to the Health Care Help Desk for your install.

NOTE: The FileMaker Administration team recommends that you restart your computer BEFORE attempting the steps below.  If you have any issues installing FileMaker Pro using the instructions below, please work with your departmental IT support personnel.

Installing FileMaker via Software Center on Windows

  1. Click the Windows Start button, locate the "Microsoft System Center" folder and open "Software Center" or search for keyword "Software Center".

    Search for Software Center using the Windows Start Menu Keyword Search

  2. Click on "Software Center" in the search results.
  3. Click on the "Applications" tab.

    Select FileMaker Pro Advanced under the Applications Tab

  4. Select "FileMaker Pro Advanced" (or "FileMaker Pro")
  5. Click on the "Install" button to start the installation.

    Click on the Install button to start the installation

Installing FileMaker via Self Service on macOS

  1. Launch the Self Service app.  You can find the app in your Applications folder, or search for it using Spotlight Search by pressing CMD + Spacebar.

    macOS Search for Self Service app using Spotlight Search

  2. You may be prompted to log in.  If so, log in with your HawkID and HawkID password.
    Login to Self Service app with your HawkID

  3. Select the Departmental Software option in the sidebar to the left and scroll to find "FileMaker Pro Advanced" (or "FileMaker Pro") in the list.  You can also use the search bar in the upper left-hand corner.  Click the "Install" button to continue.
    Select the Additional Software option in the sidebar to the left and look for FileMaker Pro Advanced.

  4. Click "Install" to install the application.
    Click the install button to install FileMaker Pro Advanced 18
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July 25, 2022