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AIA Contract Documents Software Update - Version 4.10.6.18

10/2014 – In October 2014, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) released an updated version of AIA Contract Documents software. Version 4.10 includes the following new documents:

• A121™–2014, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Owner and Contractor, where work is provided under Multiple Work Orders

• A121™-2014 Exhibit A, Determination of the Cost of the Work

• A221™–2014, Work Order for use with Master Agreement Between Owner and Contractor

• B121™–2014, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Owner and Architect for services provided under multiple Service Orders

• B133™–2014, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect, Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc) Edition

• B221™–2014, Service Order for use with Master Agreement Between Owner and Architect

• C172™–2014, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Program Manager for use on a Single Project

• C421™–2014, Standard Form of Master Agreement Between Architect and Consultant for Services Provided under Multiple Service Orders

• C422™–2014, Service Order for use with Master Agreement Between Architect and Consultant

Who should not update their software?

Users with AIA Contract Documents software version 4.10.6.18 should not update their software.

How long will the download take?
The size of the AIA Contract Documents software update file is approximately 50 megabytes (MB). Download times vary depending on a number of variables, such as modem compression and the performance of your connection. Download times may range from 3.5 minutes for users with a T1 internet connection to over two (2) hours for users with a 56K internet connection.

How do I update my software?
Download the Update file and save it on your PC, as follows:

1. Click on the following link to download the Update:

2. Choose Save.

3. Choose where you want to save the Update file (aiacontractdocuments.exe), and then click Save.

4. Note the location where you saved the Update file. After downloading the file, install the Update file as follows:

    a. Make sure that you are logged in to your computer with Local Administrator Rights and close all other programs.

    b. Go to the location where you saved the Update file, and then double-click the file.

          Note: Some users may be asked to download the latest version of Microsoft's .NET framework. If so, follow the instructions in Step 5 below. If not, go to Step 6.

5. To download the latest version of Microsoft's .NET framework:

Step

Instructions

Dialog

5.1

      If you need the latest version of Microsoft's .NET framework, click on the link provided to access the download. You will need to be online.

5.2

Click the Download button on the Microsoft web page.

 

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5.3

Click Run to install the .NET Framework.

5.5

Select Run to install the software.

5.6

Select I accept the terms of the License Agreement to accept the .NET Framework license, and then click Install.

5.7

Installation will take a few minutes. When, you receive the confirmation dialog, click Finish.

IMPORTANT: Once the .NET Framework installation has been completed, please return to the AIA update installation file that you downloaded and saved on your

desktop in Step 3. Double click that file and then proceed to Step 6 below.

6. Click Yes to All to overwrite existing setup files.

7. Accept the End User License Agreement.

8. Choose Typical or Custom installation. AIA recommends Typical installation.

9. Select Install.

Need more help?
If you have questions or need more help, please contact AIA Contract Documents Technical Support at 1-800-942-7732 or send an email to docstechsupport@aia.org.

 

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