Release Note 2014
Welcome to MIKE Zero Release 2014. In this Release Note you will find information about new features of MIKE Zero, and what you need to know in order to install and get started with Release 2014.
With MIKE Zero you have:
- MIKE 21 (release note)
- MIKE 3 (release note)
- LITPACK (release note)
- MIKE 11 (release note)
- MIKE SHE (release note)
- MIKE FLOOD (release note)
- MIKE HYDRO (release note)
Also included with MIKE Zero are:
- DHI Remote Simulation (release note)
- DHI WaterData (release note)
- MIKE Animator Plus (release note)
- MIKE View (release note)
The recommended minimum system requirements are:
Fully supported operating systems *
Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (32 bit), Windows 8 Pro (32 bit) and Windows Server 2012 Standard (64 bit). For the latest update, please refer to the FAQ.
|Processor||2.0 GHz Intel Pentium or higher and compatibles, or equivalents|
|Memory (RAM)||2 GB (or higher)|
|Hard disk||40 GB (or higher)|
|Monitor||SVGA, resolution 1024x768 in 16 bit colour|
|Graphics adapter||64 MB RAM (256 MB RAM or higher recommended), 24 bit true colour|
|Media||DVD drive compatible with dual-layer DVDs is required for installation|
|Software requirements||.NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and .NET Framework 4.0 (Full Profile)|
* Fully supported operational systems are systems that have been tested in accordance with MIKE by DHI's Quality Assurance procedures and where warranty and software maintenance agreement conditions apply.
** Non-supported but partially tested operating systems are systems, which are not officially supported by the MIKE by DHI software products. These operating systems have only undergone very limited testing for the purpose of MIKE by DHI software, but the software and key features are likely to work. Installation of MIKE by DHI software on a non-supported operating system is done so at the user's own risk. The MIKE by DHI software warranty and software maintenance agreement conditions do not apply for unsupported operating systems and DHI is under no obligation to provide assistance or troubleshooting for cases where the software is being used on a non-supported operating system.
Please note that single user installations are not allowed on server operating systems. Also, when running a fully supported operating system as a 'guest operating system' on a virtualisation platform, it is automatically downgraded to a non-supported operating system under the conditions provided above.
To install MIKE Zero, please choose MIKE Zero in the ‘MIKE by DHI Setup’ dialogue box that appears when inserting the MIKE software 2014 DVD or executing the Setup.exe file from the downloaded installation files. Press the ‘Install’ button to begin installation.
The setup programme will automatically install all necessary files and folders on your computer. Additionally, a ‘MIKE by DHI 2014’ entry is created, which contains icons for various MIKE Zero utilities and links to documentation.
To use MIKE Zero in licenced mode, please follow these steps:
- You can retrieve the MIKE by DHI software licence file (DhiLicense.dat) via the Internet. This requires a working Internet connection and a valid e-mail address. The licence file can be retrieved in two ways:
- During installation of MIKE by DHI software
- After installation of the MIKE by DHI software, by launching the DHI License Updater through the start menu
To start MIKE Zero, go to Start -> Programs -> MIKE by DHI 2014 -> 'MIKE Zero' and select 'MIKE Zero'.
Starting the programme without a DHI configured hardware key (dongle) and valid licence files will cause the programme to run in demo mode. If this happens, a message box will inform you during programme initialisation.
For general support, please refer to our FAQ.
If you experience any difficulties, or if you have any questions, you can contact the Software Support Centre by mail, e-mail, phone or fax:
Software Support Centre
Agern Allé 5
Tel: +45 4516 9333
Fax: +45 4516 9292
Or you can find your local support centre with support in your local language here.
Users working on 32 bit OS and using distributed Autocal may experience that a necessary service is not installed correctly. To resolve this, open a command prompt and issue the command 'smpd -install'.