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Installation on Windows

Installer for Windows operating system can be obtained from download page. The installer includes all required software (recorder, database, web server etc).

Step 1. Install all Windows updates

Before installing MiaRec, it is important to install the latest updates to Windows.

  • Go to Start - Control Panel - Windows Update
  • Check for the updates.
  • Install all updates.
  • Restart your system.

Step 2. Install KB2999226 update on Windows 7, 8, 2008, 2012

  • Download update from
  • Install KB2999226 update

    If the installation of Windows update fails with error "The update is not applicable to your computer", then some of the prerequisite updates are missing (see details here). On Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2, you need to install KB2919355 first. Then you can install KB2999226. * verify if KB2999226 update is installed. Run the following PowerShell command:

    get-hotfix KB2999226 

    Expected result:

    PS C:\Users\Administrator> get-hotfix KB2999226
    Source        Description      HotFixID      InstalledBy          InstalledOn
    ------        -----------      --------      -----------          -----------
    WIN-UU4U5V... Update           KB2999226     WIN-UU4U5VSGI1L\A... 12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Step 3. Start MiaRec installer

Start MiaRec Installer

Step 4. Select destination folder

By default MiaRec is installed into C:\Program Files (on 32-bit system) or C:\Program Files (x86) (on 64-bit system). You can select different location for MiaRec files.

Select Destination Folder

Step 5. Install WinPcap

MiaRec requires WinPcap network driver. If it is not available on your system, then install it now.

WinPcap Driver

WinPcap Driver

Step 6. Select ports for Web server and database

If port 80 is busy by other application (for example, IIS), then select another port, for example, 8080.

Select Ports

Step 7. Proceed to installation process

Proceed to Installation Process

Step 8. Open MiaRec web portal in browser

When installation finished, open MiaRec web portal in browser.

Open MiaRec in Browser