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If you use the direct uploader, your files will be in the \"Uploads\" folder in your Favorites.\n\nFor more information on how all the system drives work and the best practices for using them, refer to [this article in our Knowledge Base](http://support.fra.me/hc/en-us/articles/201080030-How-do-all-the-attached-system-drives-work-what-are-they-for-and-what-are-the-best-practices-for-using-them-).\n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"info\",\n  \"title\": \"Operating System is Windows Server 2012 R2\",\n  \"body\": \"Note that your software must run on Windows Server 2012 R2 (effectively equivalent to Windows 8.1). If your software requires an earlier version of Windows, contact our Customer Success Team at support:::at:::fra.me to learn about more options.\"\n}\n[/block]\n\n[block:api-header]\n{\n  \"type\": \"basic\",\n  \"title\": \"3.  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Onboard your apps

Learn how to install and onboard applications in your Frame Personal account

With Frame Personal, you get your own virtual PC in the cloud where you can install your applications and access them via the Launchpad in your browser. To install and onboard an application in your Frame Personal account, follow these steps: [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "1. Launch your desktop" } [/block] Select "Manage Windows Apps" from the menu at the top left corner of your Launchpad: [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/lBMkyZmSnOo4N8v6U26w_Screenshot%202016-01-12%2022.06.44.png", "Screenshot 2016-01-12 22.06.44.png", "368", "235", "#274b6e", "" ] } ] } [/block] Click on the "START DESKTOP" button to launch your virtual PC -- complete with a Windows start menu and all administrative features you need to configure your system: [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/kFDeLkmGTxyFUKsSq8Ho_Screenshot%202016-01-12%2022.08.11.png", "Screenshot 2016-01-12 22.08.11.png", "568", "364", "#436380", "" ] } ] } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "2. Upload your installer" } [/block] If your installer is available online, you can download it directly using the browser (Chrome) in your desktop -- this will be the fastest method for large installers since your desktop typically has a network bandwidth of over 500 Mbps. You'll be surprised just how fast a multi-GB installer downloads to your virtual PC! If your installer is not available online, and you have it on your local machine, you can upload it using one of the cloud storage options (e.g., Dropbox, Google Drive, or Box) or the in-session file uploader. Just click on one of the icons in the bottom right corner of your desktop session to connect to cloud storage or directly upload a file. Once you've connected a cloud storage account, you'll see the files in your account as a drive in your desktop (e.g., Box = X: drive). If you use the direct uploader, your files will be in the "Uploads" folder in your Favorites. For more information on how all the system drives work and the best practices for using them, refer to [this article in our Knowledge Base](http://support.fra.me/hc/en-us/articles/201080030-How-do-all-the-attached-system-drives-work-what-are-they-for-and-what-are-the-best-practices-for-using-them-). [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Operating System is Windows Server 2012 R2", "body": "Note that your software must run on Windows Server 2012 R2 (effectively equivalent to Windows 8.1). If your software requires an earlier version of Windows, contact our Customer Success Team at support@fra.me to learn about more options." } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "3. Install and onboard your application" } [/block] If you downloaded your installer using the browser in the desktop, simply launch the setup file from the downloads folder. If you used a cloud storage account, navigate to "Computer" and open the appropriate drive (e.g., X: drive for Box). [block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "IMPORTANT!", "body": "Copy your setup file(s) from the original drive to the C: drive and then run the installation of your app as you would on a PC from the C: drive." } [/block] Accept the Frame prompts at the end of running your app installer to onboard your application to Frame. Note that if you did not see the onboarding dialogue, have skipped this step earlier, or wish to onboard an existing application, simply right-click on the application in the program menu or directly on the application's .exe file in its install folder and select "Onboard to Frame." [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/NitEVO09RCqHWOoNWEJG_onboard.jpg", "onboard.jpg", "367", "581", "#7494cc", "" ] } ] } [/block] Once you've installed the application, be sure to delete the installer from the C: drive to conserve space on your system. Now disconnect from your desktop, and your app will be ready to show in the Launchpad. [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "4. Show your app" } [/block] Click on the "gear" icon at the top right side of your Windows apps section in the Launchpad, and you'll see your newly onboarded app. Move the slider over to have the app show, up and then you'll see the app's icon in the Launchpad. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/OCqFO7pcSCyK9IlYaGgA_Screenshot%202016-01-12%2022.16.13.png", "Screenshot 2016-01-12 22.16.13.png", "370", "203", "#5e7b90", "" ] } ] } [/block] [block:api-header] { "type": "basic", "title": "5. Test your application" } [/block] Click on your app icon in the Launchpad and make sure everything works as you would expect. Note that the first time you show an app in your account, you'll get this confirmation: [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/KhMaeHrFSg2WEPJCHqzh_Screenshot%202016-01-12%2022.17.21.png", "Screenshot 2016-01-12 22.17.21.png", "826", "513", "#41607b", "" ] } ] } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Run from the Launchpad or your Desktop - Frame Personal Only", "body": "Note that for Frame Personal, since you have only a single instance allocated to you and your account alone, you can choose to run apps from the Launchpad or from the Desktop (by going to \"Manage Windows Apps\"). But if you upgrade to Frame for Business or Frame for Education, that same desktop machine becomes your Sandbox. The Sandbox is your gold master image for all users -- so you will NOT want to use the Sandbox as a place to run apps on a day-to-day basis for those types of accounts. \n\nAlso, in Frame Personal, you can store files locally on your desktop (you typically have about 20 GB of free space). But we still recommend that you store files on cloud storage, especially if you ever intend to upgrade to another tier, where your desktop will become your Sandbox." } [/block]