Alertus Installation for Windows

Alertus Stand-Alone Client for Windows 7 and Windows 10 for student/staff non-Novell managed work stations.

Note: Alertus 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 alertussa.exe file from this link.

3. Find the alertussa.exe on your computer and double click it. If you see a "Windows protected your PC" message please see instructions for handling this message.

4. 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 for instructions.

5. This is the first screen you will see. Click Next.


6. The second screen will appear. Ensure "I accept the terms..." is selected and click Next.


7. Screen 3. Read the information and click Next.


8. Screen 4. Click Next.


9. Screen 5. Click Install.


10. After a few moments screen 6 will appear. Click Finish.


11. Alertus is now running and the Alertus icon will show up in the Windows Notification area.


12. Right click the Alertus icon to see your options (s/b as shown).