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 already been installed, or if you are using EASA on a cloud server.) already been installed, or if you are using EASA on a cloud server.)
  
-1. Select a computer to act as your **EASA Server**. ​It is highly recommended ​that you use a computer with **Excel**+1. Select a computer to act as your **EASA Server**. ​We recommend ​that you use a computer with MS Excel
 already installed. Alternatively,​ please contact [[mailto:​support@easasoftware.com|support@easasoftware.com]] for already installed. Alternatively,​ please contact [[mailto:​support@easasoftware.com|support@easasoftware.com]] for
-instructions on setting up a separate **Excel Server**. EASA supports only **32-bit** versions of Excel. ​ If you install EASA on a machine that only has **64-bit** Excel, please contact [[mailto:​support@easasoftware.com|support@easasoftware.com]] for instructions on setting up a separate **32-bit** **Excel Server**. ​+instructions on setting up a separate **Excel Server**. EASA supports only **32-bit** versions of Excel. ​ If you install EASA on a machine that only has **64-bit** Excel, please contact [[mailto:​support@easasoftware.com|support@easasoftware.com]] for instructions on setting up a separate **32-bit** **Excel Server**.
  
 **Excel 2016** has additional [[wiki:​guides:​admins:​configuring_compute_servers:​adding_a_new_compute_server_or_excel_server#​excel_2016_waits_on_a_interactive_popup_for_first_use|mandatory configuration]]. **Excel 2016** has additional [[wiki:​guides:​admins:​configuring_compute_servers:​adding_a_new_compute_server_or_excel_server#​excel_2016_waits_on_a_interactive_popup_for_first_use|mandatory configuration]].
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   * http://​help.myeasa.com/​download/​EASA_windows_5.5.exe   * http://​help.myeasa.com/​download/​EASA_windows_5.5.exe
  
-If you’d prefer a Linux version please contact [[mailto:​support@easasoftware.com|support@easasoftware.com]].+If you’d prefer a Linux versionplease contact [[mailto:​support@easasoftware.com|support@easasoftware.com]].
  
 3. Right-click the installer and select 'Run as administrator'​. Select the default installation folder or choose a 3. Right-click the installer and select 'Run as administrator'​. Select the default installation folder or choose a
-different folder name without spaces. Also select a folder where EASA data will +different folder name without spaces. Alsoselect a folder where EASA data will 
-be stored. Select '​Standard'​ installation. Eventually the window below will appear:+be stored. Select '​Standard'​ installation. Eventuallythe window below will appear:
  
 {{ :​wiki:​completesetupurl.png?​nolink |}} {{ :​wiki:​completesetupurl.png?​nolink |}}
  
 4. Before clicking the **Finish** button, please make a note of the URL 4. Before clicking the **Finish** button, please make a note of the URL
-shown. The default is <​html><​code>​http://​localhost:​80/​easa</​code></​html>​. ​If port 80 is already in+shown. The default is
 +  * **%%http://​localhost:​80/​easa%%** 
 + 
 +If port 80 is already in
 use make a note of the alternative port number (in the screenshot above its port 8080). This is the URL to access the EASA system on the local machine (screenshot below step 8). use make a note of the alternative port number (in the screenshot above its port 8080). This is the URL to access the EASA system on the local machine (screenshot below step 8).
  
  
 5. If you or your colleagues need to access EASA from other machines on your 5. If you or your colleagues need to access EASA from other machines on your
-network, replace ​'localhost' ​with the full computer name on which EASA is +network, ​then replace ​**localhost** with the full computer name on which EASA is 
-installed. The URL should look something like: <​html><​code>​http://​computername:​80/​easa/​</​code></​html>​.+installed. The URL should look something like:  
 +  * **%%http://​computername:​80/​easa/​%%** 
 You may send this link to other users within your organization. You may send this link to other users within your organization.
  
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 7. You may need to add EASA to your firewall 7. You may need to add EASA to your firewall
-exception list depending on your system. By default EASA uses port 80.+exception list depending on your system. By defaultEASA uses **port 80**.
  
-8. A browser window should launch automatically (below). Alternatively you can access+8. A browser window should launch automatically (below). Alternativelyyou can access
 EASA with a web browser using the URL you noted in step 4. EASA with a web browser using the URL you noted in step 4.
  
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   * Password->​**author**   * Password->​**author**
  
-10. **Optional:​** To edit the default user-accounts or to add more user-accounts,​ set +10. **Optional:​** To edit the default user-accounts or to add more user-accounts,​ set: 
- ​**EASA→Set Mode→Administrator**, then go to **EASA→Configure→Users**When adding a+ 
 +  * **EASA→Set Mode→Administrator** 
 +Then go to
 +  * **EASA→Configure→Users** ​ 
 + 
 +When adding a
 user, ensure that User Groups→‘All Categories’ is selected, and that **Author** is user, ensure that User Groups→‘All Categories’ is selected, and that **Author** is
 selected if the new user is to have authoring permissions. Finally return to selected if the new user is to have authoring permissions. Finally return to
-**Author** mode by selecting **EASA→Set Mode→Author**.+**Author** mode by selecting
 +  * **EASA→Set Mode→Author**
  
  
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 We recommend that you start with the **Mortgage Calculator** tutorial. We recommend that you start with the **Mortgage Calculator** tutorial.
  
-1. In **Author** modeselect **EASA→Help→Tutorials**. Choose one tutorial and click on the '​Tutorial Files' link.+1. In **Author** modeselect **EASA→Help→Tutorials**. Choose one tutorial and click on the '​Tutorial Files' link.
  
 2. Save the **.zip** file locally and unzip it. 2. Save the **.zip** file locally and unzip it.
  
-3. Click on the '​Tutorial Notes' link for the tutorial ​and follow ​the instructions to learn more about **Authoring** an EASAP.+3. Click on the '​Tutorial Notes' link for the tutorial. Follow ​the instructions to **Author** an EASAP.
  
 4. The tutorials may also be found at: 4. The tutorials may also be found at:
  
-http://​help.myeasa.com/​5_5/​doku.php?​id=wiki:​tutorials:​start+  * http://​help.myeasa.com/​5_5/​doku.php?​id=wiki:​tutorials:​start
  
 5. If you encounter problems or have any questions, please contact **EASA Technical Services**:​\\ 5. If you encounter problems or have any questions, please contact **EASA Technical Services**:​\\