Following is the step by step process to install LoadRunner Community Edition(Free version). Vugen comes bundled in the community edition. Microfocus has now taken over the LoadRunner tool. Installing LoadRunner is a 2-step process
We will cover them one by one
Part 1) Download
Step 1) Go to https://software.microfocus.com/signup.
Enter Data and Click Sign Up
Step 2) In the next screen, you will see a message registration was successful.
Step 3) Check your Inbox and confirm your email.
Step 4) Go to Login Page - https://login.software.microfocus.com/msg/actions/showLogin
- Enter your email
- Click continue
Step 5) In the next screen,
- Enter your Password
- Click "Sign In" button.
Step 6) You will be taken to your Dashboard. Click the download button
Step 7) In the next screen, Click on HPE LoadRunner 12.55 Community Edition.
Step 8) Download will begin. Extract the Downloaded file.
Step 1) Click HPE LoadRunner in the unzipped folder
Step 2) Select the Destination folder and click on install button.
Step 3) Installation process starts
Step 4) Once installation is done. In the next screen,
- Select Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package
- Click OK button
Step 5) Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Setup installation will begin
Step 6) Once dependency installation is complete, In the welcome screen
- Select on LoadRunner
- Click on Next Button
Step 7) In the next screen,
- Select all checkbox.
- Click on next button
Step 8) Choose the Destination Folder and Click Next
Step 9) In next screen, Click on the Install button
Step 10) If the Windows Firewall shows up, Click on Allow access
Step 11) In the next screen, Unselect option "LoadRunner Agent" and click Next
Step 12) In next screen, Select HR Network Virtualization
Step 13) Installation will begin
Step 14) Finally you will be shown the license details
Step 15) In the next screen, Select Restart Now
Step 16) After reboot, Click on Loadrunner Icon on Desktop to start MicroFocus Loadrunner