SaveToDB Install, Update, and Uninstall

SaveToDB Install, Update, and Uninstall

Installing

To install the SaveToDB add-in:

  • Download and unzip SaveToDB setup package to a local folder.
  • Close Microsoft Excel.
  • Run setup.exe.

SaveToDB requires the following pre-installed Microsoft components:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 or higher
  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime

If these components are not installed, you will be asked to download and install them from the Microsoft website.
It can require downloading additionally about 100MB.

Updating

To update the SaveToDB add-in, just install a newer version.

Alternatively, you can uninstall SaveToDB first and then make a clean install.

Uninstalling

To uninstall the SaveToDB add-in:

  • Close Microsoft Excel.
  • Open Control Panel.
  • Open Programs and Features.
  • Select SaveToDB and click the Uninstall button.

Upgrading

It is recommended to uninstall SaveToDB 1-7 before installing SaveToDB 8.

Previous versions are converted to a new trial version with a 30-day period.

After that period, you can purchase and register a new major SaveToDB version, or uninstall it and install the previous version.

In the last case, if the previous major version was registered, you can continue to use it without additional actions.

Troubleshooting

If you do not see the Database or SaveToDB tab, try to repair SaveToDB installation:

  1. Close Microsoft Excel.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Open Programs and Features.
  4. Select SaveToDB and click the Repair button.
  5. Open Microsoft Excel.

If there is still no Database or SaveToDB tab, please try the following:

  1. Close Microsoft Excel.
  2. Run the file C:\Program Files (x86)\Gartle\SaveToDB\RegisterSaveToDB_User.cmd.
  3. Open Microsoft Excel.

If there is still no Database or SaveToDB tab, try to activate the add-in from the disabled items in Microsoft Excel:

  1. Open the File, Options dialog box.
  2. Click on the Add-ins tab.
  3. Select Disabled Items in the Manage list (in the bottom left corner) and click the Go... button.
  4. Select the SaveToDB add-in and click the Enable button.

If you still do not see the Database or SaveToDB tab, please contact us.

Corporate Deployment

You can use the savetodb.msi package to deploy the SaveToDB add-in to users' computers.

SaveToDB requires the following pre-installed Microsoft components:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 or higher
  • Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime

Use the following link to download and install Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime:

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56961

System Requirements

Supported versions of Microsoft Excel:

  • Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, 365

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows 7 SP1, 8, 8.1, 10
  • Windows 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
  • Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2 (SaveToDB 7 and 8 only)
  • Windows XP SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 (SaveToDB 7 only)

Required .NET Framework:

  • SaveToDB 9 - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2 or higher
  • SaveToDB 8 - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher
  • SaveToDB 7 - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile or higher

Supported architectures:

  • x86, x64

Supported versions of Microsoft SQL Server:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019
  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Supported versions of Oracle Database:

  • Oracle Database 10g R1/R2, 11g R1/R2, 12c R1, 18c

Supported versions of IBM DB2:

  • IBM DB2 9.7-9.8, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1

Supported versions of MySQL:

  • MySQL 5.5-5.7, 8.0

Supported versions of SkySQL MariaDB:

  • MariaDB 5.5, 10.0-10.5

Supported versions of PostgreSQL:

  • PostgreSQL 8.0-8.4, 9.0-9.6, 10, 11, 12, 13

Supported versions of NuoDB:

  • NuoDB 2.0-2.6, 3.0

Supported versions of Microsoft SQL Server Compact:

  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5, 4.0

Supported versions of SQLite:

  • SQLite 2, 3