Drafting Assistant - Software Download

Drafting Assistant Version 4.364.1018
Oct 2, 2017

This software package installs the latest versions of Drafting Assistant.

Current customers can install Drafting Assistant by downloading here:
Single Desktop User Install
Multiple Desktop Users Install for System Administrators

To install Drafting Assistant, verify you meet the system requirements below and then click Proceed with Download.


Single Desktop User Install

Complete the following steps to install Drafting Assistant software products on a single desktop using a wizard.

  1. Close Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Click the Download button below, save the installation file to your local hard drive, right click the file and select "Run as administrator."
  3. If you are prompted with a Security Warning dialog box, click Run.
  4. If you are prompted for a Windows user account, enter credentials for an administrator account.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

File name: DraftingAssistant_Setup_Full.exe
File size: 203 MB

Proceed with download

Multiple Desktop Users Install for System Administrators

Complete the following steps to install Drafting Assistant software products using an unattended installation.

  1. If desired, install prerequisite software first. The Prerequisite Software section below contains download links. If you don't install prerequisites, they are downloaded and installed automatically as needed during the Drafting Assistant installation.
  2. Click the following link and download Drafting Assistant: Drafting Assistant 4.364.1018
  3. Run a Windows command prompt as an administrator. To access a command prompt, click Start, click Run, type cmd, and click OK.
  4. Navigate to the folder where you saved the installation files (use the cd command) and then type: DraftingAssistant_Setup_Full.exe /q /norestart PRODLANG=3081
  5. Press Enter. Dialog boxes may be displayed during installation, but none require interaction.
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Prerequisite Software
Note: The Drafting Assistant .exe file automatically installs the following prerequisite software. To avoid a reboot during the installation process, though, you must install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 before installing Drafting Assistant.

Note: The Microsoft Office Primary Interop Assemblies for Office 2013 and Office 2016 are automatically installed with the product. For further information, visit microsoft.com.

Here is the order and the commands to install the above components:

The following four steps will install each component of Drafting Assistant silently. Please open an elevated Command Prompt (Run cmd.exe As Administrator). After executing a command you will be immediately returned to the command prompt with your cursor. Please download and install each component as they are listed for your version of Microsoft Windows below.

64-bit Microsoft Windows:

  1. Westlaw Solutions: msiexec.exe /i Thomson.West.Wsi.Setup_4.364.01001.msi TARGETDIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Thomson Reuters\WSF" /lv "%temp%\wsfinstall.log" /q /norestart
  2. Desktop Framework: msiexec.exe /i TRDF_Setup.msi TARGETDIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Thomson Reuters\TRDF" /lv "%temp%\trdfinstall.log" /q /norestart
  3. Drafting Assistant: msiexec.exe /i DraftingAssistant.msi TARGETDIR="%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Thomson Reuters\Drafting Assistant" /lv "%temp%\draftinginstall.log" /q /norestart TRANSFORMS=:3081.mst

32-bit Microsoft Windows:

  1. Westlaw Solutions: msiexec.exe /i Thomson.West.Wsi.Setup_4.364.01001.msi TARGETDIR="%ProgramFiles%\Thomson Reuters\WSF" /lv "%temp%\wsfinstall.log" /q /norestart
  2. Desktop Framework: msiexec.exe /i TRDF_Setup.msi TARGETDIR="%ProgramFiles%\Thomson Reuters\TRDF" /lv "%temp%\trdfinstall.log" /q /norestart
  3. Drafting Assistant: msiexec.exe /i DraftingAssistant.msi TARGETDIR="%ProgramFiles%\Thomson Reuters\Drafting Assistant" /lv "%temp%\draftinginstall.log" /q /norestart TRANSFORMS=:3081.mst

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems*

  • Windows 10, 32-bit or 64-bit - Office 2013 (32-bit & 64-bit), Office 2016 (32-bit & 64-bit) Only
  • Windows 8.1, 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows 7, 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, 2012, and 2012 R2

*Note that "Home" editions of Windows are not supported.

Windows User Account

To install and update software, you must have administrator privileges on the computer.

Supported Word Processors

  • Microsoft Word 2016, 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Microsoft Word 2013, 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Microsoft Word 2010, 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Microsoft Word 2007 SP3

Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and Edge.

Hardware

  • Personal computer with 1 GHz dual-core or faster processor
  • At least 1 GB of RAM
  • At least 2 GB of available space on the hard disk

Prerequisite Software (Installed Automatically If Needed)

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
  • Microsoft SQL Server Compact 4.0 (a database is installed to store Drafting Assistant metadata for templates and sample documents, local documents, and jurisdictional rules for validating formatting)
  • Microsoft Office Primary Interop Assemblies for your Office version
    • Office 2007
    • Office 2010
      Note: The Microsoft Office Primary Interop Assemblies for Office 2013 and Office 2016 are automatically installed with the product. For further information, visit microsoft.com.
  • Westlaw Solutions
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