If you need a software to solve math problems, then Maple is one of the best solutions. Maple is a software designed to help users solve every math problem. This application can be used to analyze, explore, visualize, and solve math problems.
Based on information from Wikipedia, this Maple application was first developed by the Symbolic Computation Group at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The beginning of this development was in 1980 for the purposes of mathematics, statistics and algebraic computation.
How to Install and Activate Maple 18 on Windows 10,8,7
Maple is very widely used to help implement mathematics learning using software. This use will very often be found in study programs that study mathematics, especially computational mathematics and algebra.
For example, in mathematics, statistics, and other fields of science. But unfortunately, there are still many who want to use this software but don’t know how to install it.
How to Install Maple 18 on a Windows Computer
Like other software, the Maple application also makes changes from time to time. Therefore Maple also has many versions that can be used. One version of Maple that is widely used today is Maple 18.
If you want to install Maple 18 software or applications on the PC Desktop or Laptop you are using, you have to make preparations first.
An important preparation that must be done is to ensure that you already have the Maple 18 master installer. The Maple 18 master installer must also match the Windows bit installed on the Laptop or Desktop PC used.
Therefore, please check the Windows bit installed on your laptop or desktop PC then adjust it to the Maple 18 master bit you have. If your Windows is 32 bit, then you must also install Maple 18 32 bit. Likewise, if your Windows is 64 bit, then you have to install Maple 18 64 bit.
However, if you don’t have a Maple 18 master installer at all, then please download it first. You can download the Maple 18 master bit according to your Windows Laptop via the following link.
- Clickhereto download Maple 18 32 bit, for Windows 32 bit.
- Clickhereto download Maple 18 64 bit, for Windows 64 bit.
If you already have the Maple 18 master installer file, then the installation process can be done. Please follow the steps below which are how to install Maple 18 on the Laptop or Desktop PC that you are using.
The first step is to please extract the Maple 18 master file that you downloaded. Then in the extracted Maple 18 folder, please run as administrator (Run as administrator) theMaple18WindowsX64Installerfile (for Windows 64 bit) orMaple18WindowsX86Installer(for Windows 32 bit). Then, in theUser Account Controlwindow , clickYesto run the installer as Administrator.
In the firstSetup window, please clickNextto proceed to the next step.
Then, in theLicense Agreementwindow, please clickI accept the agreement. After that, clickNextto continue to the next stage.
In theInstallation Directorywindow you can choose the location where Maple 18 will be installed. However, if you still have enough free space on the C partition of your laptop (1.4 GB), it is advisable not to change it.
However, if it turns out that the available free space is lacking, then please select another partition such as partitions D, E, or others. Then, clickNextto continue to the next stage.
Then, in theInstall Desktop Shortcutwindow, please select whether you want to create a Maple 18 shortcut on the Desktop or not. If you want the Maple 18 icon to appear on the Desktop, then please selectYes. However, if you do not need the shortcut, then please selectNo. When finished, please clickNextto continue.
In theChoose the Type of Licensingwindow, leave it on theSingle User License option. So, just clickNextto continue to the next stage.
Then in theCheck for Updateswindow, please uncheck the checkboxEnable periodic checking for Maple 18 updates after installationandCheck for updates now.
Both of these ticks are removed because there is no need to update on Maple 18, either during the install process or afterwards. When finished, please clickNextto go to the next stage.
In thePre-Installation Summarywindow you will be given information on where Maple 18 will be installed, the storage it needs, and the free space on your partition. You don’t need to make any changes, unless theFree Disk Space is less thanRequired Disk Space.
If this happens, then please clickBackand return to theInstallation Directorywindow and select the partition that has more free space thanRequired Disk Space. But, if there are no problems then please just clickNextto continue.
After that, the process of installing Maple 18 on your Windows Desktop or Laptop PC will take place. This process will take about 10 minutes, but it can be longer or shorter depending on the specifications of the laptop used.
When it’s finished, please uncheck theActivate Maple 18checkboxnowbecause activation will not be carried out online, but offline. After that, clickFinishto close the Maple 18Setup window.
After you install Maple 18 using the steps above, you cannot use it immediately. You must first activate offline.
How to Activate Maple 18 Offline
After you install Maple 18 software on a Windows computer, it is necessary to activate it so that it can be used. The activation that will be carried out is offline using the activation file that was included in the master file that you previously downloaded. To be clearer, please follow the steps below to activate Maple 18 offline.
The first step is to re-open the folder extracted from the Maple 18 master installer. In that folder you will find the two files required for offline activation of Maple 18, namelylicense.datandmaple.dll.
Pleasecopythelicense.datfile to thelicensefolder located in the Maple 18 installation folder. If you do not change the install directory during the Maple 18 installation process, then the folder location is inPartition C> Program Files> Maple 18> license.
Pleasepastethelicense.datfile that you copied in thelicensefolder . If theDestination Folder Access Deniedwindow appears , please clickContinueto give permission to copy to that folder.
Then, please go back again to open the folder extracted from the Maple 18 master installerfile.Inthat folder, pleasecopythemaple.dllfile tothe bin.X86_64_WINDOWS folder(for Maple 18 64 bit) or thebin.winfolder (for Maple 18 32 bit) contained on the Maple 18 installation folder.
Same as above, if you don’t change the install directory during the Maple 18 installation process, then the folder location is inPartition C> Program Files> Maple 18> bin.X86_64_WINDOWSon Maple 18 64 bit.
Or, if you installed Maple 18 32 bit, then the folder location isPartition C> Program Files> Maple 18> bin.win. Pleasepastethe filemaple.dllin the folderbin.winorbin.X86_64_WINDOWSit.
In theReplace or Skip Fileswindow that appears, please clickReplace the file in the destinationto overwrite the existing file. Then, clickContinueon theDestination Folder Access Deniedwindow to allow the copying process to that folder.
When it’s finished, the offline Maple 18 activation process is complete. You can already open Maple 18 either via a shortcut on the Desktop or via the start menu. Now you can use it to help solve math problems and help complete college assignments.
That’s how you can install and activate Maple 18 offline that you can easily do. The method above can be done on all editions of Windows, both on Windows 7, Windows 8 / 8.1, and Windows 10. What you need to pay attention to is that it must match the Windows bit with the Maple 18 bit that is installed.