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Install Win X-12

Note that the Windows Interface is distributed using ZIP compressed files. A separate utility that can extract ZIP files is required if your operating system (versions of Windows® before Windows 2000) does not provide one, such as the ZIP Reader from PKWARE® Link to a non-federal Web site

  1. Copy the zip file winx12.zip to the C drive of your computer.
  2. Uncompress the file. Win X-12 will be stored in a winx12 subdirectory.

Now you are ready to run the program. Open (double click on) the file WinX12.exe to start the program.

The first time you run Win X-12, you will enounter a screen to provide the program with initial settings. More details on this menu is given in the Setup section of the documentation.


System Requirements for Win X-12

You may need to install the Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 in order to use Win X-12. If it is not found on your computer, you will be prompted to download and install it when you attempt to install the interface.

Also, Java 1.6 (or higher) will need to be installed for the Windows Interface to produce Java graphics.

For more information and links to the .NET Framework and Java, access the System Requirements section of the Win X-12 Documentation,


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | OSMREP and CSRM | (301) 763-1649 (or x12@census.gov) |  Last Revised: November 19, 2012