Installation

Install Origin Pro

  1. Click the appropriate download link above.
  2. Enter your La Trobe username.
    • Students should enter their username as: 01234567
    • Staff should enter their username as: JBloggs
  3. Enter your La Trobe account password.
  4. Click OK.
  5. Save the zip file to your Desktop, or Downloads folder.
  6. Locate and right-click the downloaded zip file and select Extract All.
  7. Click Extract.
  8. Open Serial.txt and copy the serial number.
  9. Run Origin2017Sr1No_H.exe
  10. To begin the installation, click Next.
  11. To accept the license agreement, click Yes.
  12. Select Install Product (requires serial number) and click Next.
  13. Enter your name e.g. Charlie Charles in the User Name field.
  14. Enter La Trobe University in the Company Name field.
  15. Enter the serial number from Serial.txt in the Serial Number field and click Next.
  16. Ensure the details you entered are correct and click Yes.
  17. Select the version you wish to install i.e. 32bit, 64bit or Both and click Next.
  18. To accept the default installation location, click Next.
  19. To confirm the installation location, click Yes.
  20. Select any additional features you wish to install and click Next.
  21. To install Origin for all users of the computer, click Next.
  22. To accept the default program folder name, click Next.
  23. To start the installation, click Next.
  24. Once the install has completed, click Finish.

Register and obtain a license file

Note: To register and license your installation of Origin Pro you must have access to the internet.

  1. In the Start Menu, navigate to OriginLab, right-click Origin 2017 32bit/64bit and select More > Run as Administrator.
  2. Click OK to accept the default User Files Folder (UFF).
  3. If the folder does not already exist, click Yes to create the folder.
  4. Origin Pro will open and a License Activation dialogue box will appear.
  5. To obtain your unique Product Key, navigate to the Origin Product Key request page.
  6. Log in or create an OriginLab account  if you don't already have one using your La Trobe University email address e.g. JBloggs@latrobe.edu.au (staff) or 01234567@students.latrobe.edu.au (students).
  7. A Thank You page will be displayed, click Request.
  8. Your unique Product Key will be emailed to you.
  9. Open the email, copy your unique Product Key and return to Origin Pro.
  10. Paste your unique Product Key into the Enter Product key below... field and click Activate.
  11. A success message will be displayed, click OK to start using Origin Pro.