Pre-installation Steps

Before installing Antamedia Internet Cafe software, please ensure that the following conditions are met:

Windows account on which software will be installed and used must have administrative privileges.

Static IP addresses for network connection used for the Internet router/modem. It is recommended to set the same IP address that is already assigned dynamically by the router.
· Configure all computers on the network to use static IP addresses.
· Go to Windows Control Panel – Network Connections and Properties.
· Set in TCP/IP 4 Properties to use static IP addresses.
· Set same subnet mask, gateway IP, and DNS on all computers on the network.

Click to learn how to set Static IP addresses.

Windows User Account Control is set to Never Notify level.
· Go to Windows Control Panel – User Accounts screen
· Click on the Change User Account Control settings link
· Move the slider to Never Notify level and click OK
· Restart the computer to apply changes

Windows Smart Screen is turned off.
· Go to Windows Settings / Updates & Security / Windows Security / App & Browser control
· From Reputation-based protection disable all options
· Restart the computer to apply changes

Windows Defender exclusions are set.
· Go to Windows Control Panel – Windows Defender and click on Settings.
· Exclusion section press on “Add an exclusion” to exclude C:\Antamedia folder.
· Restart the computer to apply changes

Microsoft Security Essentials should not block it (Windows 7):.
· Go to Windows Control Panel and start Microsoft Security Essentials click on Settings.
· From the “Excluded files and locations” panel press on browse and select C:\Antamedia folder.
· Press on Add and Save changes button

Restart the computer to apply changes and then install Antamedia software.

Please note, Internet Cafe software can not be used on computers joined to a domain.

Updated on August 25, 2022

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