Installing JAWS

JAWS Installation Instructions

Set environment variable

To connect to the network license, you will need to set the environment variable

Windows 10

  1. Open your Setting Window
  2. In the Search box, type “Environment Variables”
  3. Select “Edit Environmental variables for your account”
  4. In the Environment Variables dialog box, in the user variables section look for:
    1. Variable Name: LSFORCEHOST
    2. Variable Value:
  5. If this is not listed, select New and add:
    1. Variable Name: LSFORCEHOST
    2. Variable Value:
  6. Select ok to exit dialog boxes.

Installing JAWS

  • Download latest installation release from
  • You will need to have an active internet connection while installing.
  • You may be asked for permission to make changes to your computer before the installation begins.
  • The user agreement will come up and the installation will begin
  • Your screen may flicker and dialog boxes may appear and disappear during the installation
  • When you reboot, it may take longer than usual for the complete reboot, JAWS is doing additional configuring and will resume
  • Select NEXT on the screen that comes up to complete the Startup Wizard
  • Once set up is completed, you are ready to go!