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How to Install and Activate Maya 2017 Update 4 and Arnold 5

 

I.         Remove the Previous Version of Maya

a.     If you do not have a previous version of Maya installed, move to section II
b.     Navigate to /Applications/Autodesk

c.     Right-click on the maya2017 folder, select Move to Trash.
d.     On the Dock, right-click on the Trash and select Empty Trash.  A pop-up will appear, confirm the action by selecting Empty Trash
 
II.         Ensure you have a Maya 2016 license.
a.     Navigate to the Autodesk homepage.
b.     Select the SIGN IN dropdown and select Education Community
c.     Type in your mcad.edu email, select NEXT. Type in your Autodesk password, select SIGN IN.
                                               i.     If you do not have an Autodesk account, select Create Account
                                             ii.     Select United State for Country of Education, Student for Educational Role, and enter your Date of Birth.
                                            iii.     Enter the required information including your MCAD.EDU email address.  Click the Create button.
                                            iv.     Navigate to your MCAD email account, open the Verification email sent from Autodesk, select the Verification Link to activate your Autodesk Account.
d.     Under the Featured products, select Maya.

 
e.     Select the Versions dropdown, select Maya 2016.
f.      For the Operating System dropdown, select Mac OS X.
g.     For the Language dropdown, select English (or your preferred language).
h.     A Serial Number and Product Key will be generated, and emailed to you.

III. Download and Install Maya 2017 Update 4

a.     Navigate to the Autodesk homepage.
b.     Select the SIGN IN dropdown and select Education Communit

c.     Type in your mcad.edu email, select NEXT. Type in your Autodesk password, select SIGN IN.
d.     Under the Featured products, select Maya.
e.     Select the Versions dropdown, select Maya 2017.
f.      For the Operating System dropdown, select Mac OS X.
g.     For the Language dropdown, select English (or your preferred language).
h.     A Serial Number and Product Key will be generated, and emailed to you.
i.      Navigate back to the Autodesk homepage.
j.      Select your name in the top right of the Autodesk hompage, select Autodesk Account.
i.     If your name is not there, Select the SIGN IN dropdown and select Autodesk Account.
ii.     Type in your mcad.edu email, select NEXT. Type in your Autodesk password, select SIGN IN.
k.     Select the License Type, select the Standalone (#) option.
l.      Select Maya, the select the Updates & Add-Ons.
m.   Maya 2017 Update 4 should be available.
 
i.     If Maya 2017 is not available, or is only available for Windows, see steps below, log out of your account, and return to 3.a.
ii.     If Maya 2017 Update 4 is not available, or is only available for Windows, contact the Help Desk or the current Animation Technical Specialist.  This is a known bug on Autodesks website, and will require a bit of technical support to download properly.
n.     Select Start Download.
o.     Save the file to your Downloads folder.
p.     Navigate to your Downloads folder, double-click on the .dmg
q.     Double Click on Install Maya 2017.
i.     If a security warning window pops up, select Open.
r.      In the Installation window, select Continue.
s.     Check the I ACCEPT bubble, then select Continue.
t.      Ensure Macintosh HD is selected for the volume to be installed on, then select Continue
u.     Ensure all components are selected, then select Continue.
v.     A login window will appear, enter your username and password and select OK.
w.   After the Installation is complete, select Done.
x.     Navigate to /Applications/Autodesk/maya2017 and open Maya 2017.
y.     A window will pop up, select Enter Product Information
z.     Enter in the serial key from your previous version of Maya 2017.
i.     To find your serial code, navigate to the Autodesk homepage
ii.     Select Sign In, then select Autodesk Account
iii.     Enter your mcad.edu email, select NEXT.  Enter in your password, select SIGN IN.
iv.     Click on the License Type filter dropdown, select Standalone (#).
v.     Select Maya to expand the window.  The serial number should be in the expanded window.
aa.  Confirm all the fields have been filled, then select Next.
bb.  Select Finish.

IV.         Download and Install Arnold 5

a.     Navigate to the Solid Angle website.
b.     On the top navigation bar, select Arnold.
c.     On the sub navigation bar, select downloads.
d.     Under Arnold for Maya, select Maya 2017 for Mac OS X.
e.     Log in using your Solid Angle account.
                                               i.     To register, select the Register link.
                                             ii.     Fill out the required fields, then select I agree, register.
                                            iii.     Navigate to your email, open the email sent by Solid Angle, and select the confirmation link.
                                            iv.     Select Continue What I was Doing.
f.      Select the box to agree to the License Agreement, then select Download.
g.     Save the Arnold file to your downloads.
h.     Navigate to you downloads folder and open the downloaded file.
                                               i.     If you receive a Security popup, right-click on the file and select Open.  This will allow you to bypass the Security settings.
                                             ii.     Select Open
i.      Select Continue
j.      Select Continue
k.     Select I Agree
l.      Select Continue
m.   Select Install.
n.     A login window will pop up, enter your username and password, then select Install Software.
o.     After software has been installed, select Done. 
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