Installing on Windows

The Embedthis Expansive install package for Windows is an installation executable compressed in a ZIP file called:

The distribution image contains the binary distribution, documentation and development headers, and libraries in the one package. During installation you will have the option of installing the full package or portions of the distribution.

Installing the EXE Image

  1. Login with administrator privileges.
  2. Run winzip and extract the contents of the zipped EXE install image to a folder of your choosing.
  3. Browse to the location holding the EXE install image and run it.

Removing Expansive

  1. Login with administrator privileges.
  2. Run the Add / Remove Programs applet from the control panel.
  3. Select Embedthis Expansive and choose remove.

Silent Installation

If you need to do batch or unattended installations, you can install Expansive silently. Use the /silent switch to suppress questions and /verysilent to suppress all visual output.

Running Expansive

To run expansive type the following in a command window:


To get all the options for Expansive:

exp --help

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