GroupWise Messenger Installation for Windows

Groupwise Messenger Client for Windows 7 and Windows 10 for student/staff non-Micro Focus managed work stations.

Note: Messenger has not been tested at the UofR on any operating systems other than Windows 7/10. However, it should work on Vista as well.

1. Ensure you are logged into your workstation with an account that has administrator privileges.

2. If you haven't already done so download the gwmsgr.exe file from this link.

3. Find the gwmsgr.exe on your computer and double click it.

4. If you see a "Windows protected your PC" message please see instructions for handling this message.

5. You may receive a UAC prompt. As long as the Verified Publisher says University of Regina then click Yes to continue, otherwise click No and contact the IT Support Centre (585-4685 or for instructions.

6. You will see the following screen. Click OK.


7. The install will take just a few seconds and then a GroupWise Messenger icon will show up on the desktop. Double click that Icon. The following screen will appear. Fill in your UofR User ID: and Password: and click OK.


8. GroupWise Messenger is now ready to use.