How to Install ROBOTC
Step 1: Log in to your registered VEX account.
- Go to VEX’s customer account login page.
NOTE: Either register a VEX account or sign into your existing account.
Step 2: Find ROBOTC for VEX Robotics among the Software Downloads.
- Click on ROBOTC for VEX Robotics 4.x to begin the download.
NOTE: ROBOTC is an application only for Windows computers.
Step 3: Locate and run the Installer if downloaded.
- Skip to Step 4 if running the installer. If the installer was downloaded, continue here.
- Locate the ROBOTCforVEX installation file in the Downloads folder or in the alternative location where the file was saved.
- Double click to start the installation.
NOTE: Permissions might be required to initiate installation.
Step 4: Click Next in the Setup Wizard.
- Click the “Next” button when the Setup Wizard window pops up.
Step 5: Accept the License Agreement.
- Click to accept the terms.
- Click Next to continue.
Step 6: Select a destination.
- Change where the file will be saved to the preferred destination folder and click Next.
NOTE: ROBOTC will install in the Program Files folder of the C drive by default.
Step 7: Choose the type of setup.
- Select the Complete setup and click Next.
NOTE: Advanced users can choose a Custom setup.
Step 8: Install ROBOTC.
- Click Install to begin the installation process.
Step 9: Allow the installer to complete the installation.
NOTE: Several windows, including black command prompt windows, will pop up during the installation process.
Step 10: Accept installation of VEX Robotics Ports.
- Click Install on any prompts that ask to confirm the installation of VEX Robotics Ports.
Step 11: Allow installation of new device software.
- Click Install to allow VEX Robotics Inc. to install device software.
Step 12: Finish installation.
- Click Finish to close the InstallShield Wizard.
Step 13: Check that ROBOTC successfully installed.
NOTE: ROBOTC should be included within the list of programs available and two shortcut icons should be visible on the desktop. One shortcut is for Graphical ROBOTC which is a block-based programming language whereas the other shortcut is for the text-based ROBOTC programming language.