15.2. Installing Telerik OpenAccess ORM

Installing Telerik OpenAccess ORM is a very simple process; the setup program takes care of installing the required assemblies and integrating with Visual Studio with the click of a few buttons.

The file you download from Telerik's web site is a compressed zip file that contains all the files necessary to install the product. You first have to decompress it to a folder and then run the setup.exe file. There are only two questions you have to answer during the installation process after accepting the license agreement.

The first question is the location of a local instance of Microsoft SQL Server (version 2005 at least); the installer deploys a special version of the Northwind database to use with the OpenAccess ...

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