Before you install Comodo SecureEmail, please make sure to quit all other Windows programs. You must also be a member of the administrator group to run this installer.
After downloading the Comodo SecureEmail setup file to your local hard drive, double click on Setup.exe to start the installation wizard.
If you already have Comodo SecureEmail installed in your system, clicking the setup.exe starts the repair/choose operation mode/uninstall wizard. Refer to Repairing SecureEmail for more details.
Click 'Next' to continue.
End User License Agreement
In order to finalize installation, you must first read and accept the license agreement:
Click 'Yes' to accept and continue installation. Click 'Cancel' to decline and exit the installation.
Selecting Destination Folder
By default, Comodo SecureEmail is installed to C:\Program Files\Comodo\SecureEmail. To install to a different directory, click BROWSE. Navigate to the folder where you want to install Comodo SecureEmail, click open and click 'Next' to continue.
Selecting Operation Mode
The next screen allows you to configure Comodo SecureEmail according to your mail client.
- Microsoft Outlook only mode - Select this option to install Comodo SecureEmail in Outlook Only mode. If you use Outlook as your mail client, it is advised to select Outlook only option. In this mode, Comodo SecureEmail intercepts only the mails passed through Outlook and operates with improved efficiency.
Note: Microsoft Outlook only mode is not supported in 64 bit version of Comodo SecureEmail.
- All other email client - Select this option to install Comodo SecureEmail in Network Level mode. Comodo SecureEmail will operate at the network level using a layered service provider processing and will support mail clients like Thunderbird, Windows Mail, Incredimail, Eudora etc. If your mail client uses an SSL encrypted secure connection to connect to the mail server, Comodo Secure Email will start a Client Settings Wizard on completion of the installation, which is explained below. The wizard will guide you on automatic configuration of your mail client in order to work correctly with Comodo SecureEmail. Click here for more details.
Click here to see a summary of functional differences between the operation modes.
Important Note: The Choose Operating Mode screen will appear only if Comodo SecureEmail Installer detects a suitable version of Outlook client installed in your system. If no suitable Outlook client is found, Comodo SecureEmail will be installed in Network Level mode automatically.
- Select the option and click Next.
Note: You can switch the operation mode even after the installation of Comodo SecureEmail by running the Product Maintenance Wizard. Click here for more details.
A setup status dialog box is displayed. You will see a progress bar indicating that files are being installed.
If installation fails for some reason, an appropriate message box is displayed followed by Rollback wizard page, showing rollback progress, followed by one more final wizard page.
Installation Complete and Restart
A confirmation dialog box will be displayed indicating successful completion and telling you that you should restart your system so that the updates can take effect.
- Please save any unsaved data and click Finish. If you wish to restart later, uncheck the box before clicking 'Finish'.
Note: The installation does not require your system to be restarted If you have chosen the Operating Mode as 'Microsoft Outlook only'.
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