Tip: print this page for easy reference, whilst performing the steps.

Go to the Downloads Menu (above). There are three items to download. Download all three items, and install in that order, i.e. Step 1, 2 and 3.

1. SA-SAMS First-Time Installation (new installation).

2. SA-SAMS Spread Grid Version 6.0.57

3. Latest Patch (Update)

  • Run the SA-SAMS First-Time Installer (sa-sams_first-time_setup.exe) and follow the prompts.
  • Note: the default installation folder should be C:\Program Files\EdusolSAMS
    and not C:\Program Files (x86)\EdusolSAMS.
  • Follow the prompts - when prompted to keep newer versions of any files, click No to All.
  • .

    Once the installation has completed:
  • Run the SA-SAMS Spread V6.0.57 (sa-sams_spread_grid_6.0.57.exe) and follow the prompts.
  • If prompted to keep newer versions of any files, click No to All.
  • .

  • Run the latest Patch - Step 3 - to update your SA-SAMS installation to the latest version.
  • Overwrite all files (Yes to All) when promted to do so.
  • .

    Once again, pay close attention to the installation location:
  • It must be C:\Program Files\EdusolSAMS, regardless of whether you are running a 64-bit version of Windows or not. Do not deviate from this installation location, to ensure ease of administration and technical support.
  • Once all the steps have been completed, double click on the EdusolSAMS icon on the Desktop or your Windows Start Menu to run the program.

 

 

EMIS Directorate

SA-SAMS requests may be addressed to the following members of the EMIS Directorate:

Carinne van der Westhuizen
Project Manager
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012 357 3832

Pauline Ramphele
Helpdesk Support
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012 357 3287

Weziwe Mati
Support Specialist
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012 357 3833

Installing the latest Patch

  1. Download the Patch to your computer.
  2. Run the downloaded file (double-click it).
  3. Make sure that you select the proper directory where SA-SAMS is installed on your computer.
  4. The First-Time Install and subsequent Patch Installations should always be done to:
    C:\Program Files\EdusolSAMS, irrespective of whether you're using a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows.
  5. Run SA-SAMS (EdusolSAMS icon on your Windows Desktop or Start Menu).
  6. Log into SA-SAMS with your username and password.
  7. The database file will now be backed-up and updated/patched.
  8. The latest version number should appear at the top of the screen.

Any Problems with Patch Installations:
Contact the appropriate SA-SAMS Provincial Helpdesk (below) or the EMIS Directorate (above).