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The Bloomberg Professional Service software installation is now complete.

In order for you to activate your license and connect to the Bloomberg network you will need to register a Bloomberg Serial Number (SN) on this computer. If at any point during this process you need help, please contact Bloomberg Support.

Installing a serial number to activate the license for your Bloomberg Professional Service
Preparation

If a valid Serial Number is already installed on this computer

If you simply re-ran the software installation on the top of a previous installation, without changing or removing registry keys, then no further action is necessary, unless you want to CHANGE the Serial Number; in this case proceed to the section If a Serial Number was previously installed but now expired or invalid.

If a Serial Number was previously installed but now expired or invalid

If you installed the Bloomberg software on a computer that previously had Bloomberg at some point in the past, but is now no longer active, then you will receive a popup informing that the Serial Number is invalid.

In order to remove the previous SN you will need to have administrative access to the computer’s registry, to be able to remove the relevant keys. If you do not, you will need to contact your System Administrator. If you do, proceed as follows:

Go to Start – Settings – Control Panel – Add/Remove Programs • • • • • Choose Bloomberg Professional Service Choose Remove Choose Next for Automatic Click Finish Restart the computer. If this is the first installation of Bloomberg on this computer If this is the first time installing Bloomberg on this computer or you have fully wiped the previous installation and then reinstalled. What you do next depends on your subscription type – it will affect which users can and cannot log into the terminal once completed. Subscription Type . You have now removed all trace of the previous SN and its associations. The Connection Wizard will launch. You will need to re-run the installer (file name starting sotrt) to install the software again. Please proceed to Subscription Type. appropriate Serial Number for the account/subscription type you intend to use it with. If you do not know which type you have then please your Bloomberg Representative. Please proceed to the section If this is the first installation of Bloomberg on this computer. Once that is complete. Now you are ready to install a new. simply double-click the Bloomberg icon or go to Start – Programs – Bloomberg. you are in the position to install a new SN.

you should first contact your Network Administrator or Internet Service Provider.Bloomberg Free Trial In order to register an appropriate. valid SN on this computer. . valid SN on this computer. Please proceed to the Connecting… section. proceed to the Connecting… section. Connecting… If you have difficulty connecting to the Internet or the Bloomberg Private IP network. you will need to click on the Access Point tab on the Connection Wizard. Click on the Serial Number tab and have the 15-digit User Key ready. and/or follow the network specifications given in the Appendix. You will need to ensure you have access to the Internet or Bloomberg Private IP network. along with an access key. Bloomberg Anywhere In order to register an appropriate. valid SN on this computer. proceed to the Connecting… section. After entering the key (including dashes). you should have received instructions from your Bloomberg representative. This will initiate a connect attempt to the Bloomberg network. you will need to contact Bloomberg support to walk you through the process and issue a valid access key. After entering the key. Bloomberg Professional (‘Open Bloomberg’) In order to register an appropriate. If not. you will need to contact Bloomberg support to walk you through the process and issue a valid Access Key.

After clicking the Access Point tab you’ll have the option of entering a Customer Service Record number which you or your System Administrator or Market Data team can use to keep a track of Access Point installations at your firm.g. you will need to ALLOW it for the Bloomberg Professional software to connect and function correctly. You will need to have the B-unit ready to hand. . or your Bloomberg Representative. that you registered with your Bloomberg Anywhere login Login authentication After clicking on the Access Point tab. you will be prompted to enter your Bloomberg login and password. Let’s begin. If you have not been instructed to do so then this can be left blank. On successfully connecting you will be informed of your new SN by a popup.Bloomberg Private IP If you know you should be connected to the Bloomberg Private IP (PIP) Network then this is the right connection method to choose on the Settings tab of the Connection Wizard. Please proceed to the Completion section. If you are unsure then please contact your Network or System Administrator. you are unable to access any website). If you are prompted by your security software to allow or deny Bloomberg access to your computer and/or network. but it is not necessary to complete the installation. Internet If you have difficulty connecting to the Internet (e. Note it down if you wish to. Next you will be prompted to validate your login using the registered B-unit just the same as if you were logging into a Terminal. you will need to contact your Network Administrator or Internet Service Provider before proceeding further.

but it is not necessary to Complete the Installation. Note it down if you wish to. A 4-digit number will then be displayed. which you need to enter in the box on the computer screen. . Press enter and you will then see a popup announcing your new SN.Press the power button and place your registered finger on the scanner until you see ‘Valid ID’ on the LCD screen.

Please see your System or Network Administrator and/or follow the network specifications given in the Appendix. and the command line asking you to log in. You can return to this state every time now by going to Start – Programs – Bloomberg or double-clicking the green Bloomberg icon on the Desktop. “I get the message ‘failed to connect to Bloomberg’. showing your SN in the bottom left corner of Screen-1. . The Serial Number activation and installation is now complete. You are now able to log in. Troubleshooting “I don’t see the Access Point tab” You have an outdated version of the software or there was an error on installation. You will need to download the full software again and install it from the start. or call Bloomberg Support.Complete the Installation After a few moments the two Bloomberg windows will appear.” This means the Bloomberg software cannot reach the server when trying to create an Access Point either because of a connection problem or it is being blocked by security software.

” This means the Bloomberg software cannot reach the server when trying to connect either because of a connection problem or it is being blocked by security software. Bloomberg Support Frankfurt +49-69-9204-1210 Available 24/7.” This means the Bloomberg software cannot connect successfully. “I get the message ‘invalid serial number’ or ‘cannot detect Bloomberg Serial Number. Please see your System or Network Administrator and/or follow the network specifications given in the Appendix. If this continues. call Bloomberg Support. or call Bloomberg Support. Please check you have network access as per the specifications given in the Appendix. “I get the message ‘website unavailable’ after clicking on the Access Point tab.” Please see the section If a Serial Number was previously installed but now expired or invalid. “I get the message ‘failed to connect to GWY (director)’.“The Access Point tab is grayed out” Please see the section If a Serial Number was previously installed but now expired or invalid. feel free to call our regional help-line numbers for any assistance related to Bloomberg: Hong Kong +852-2977-6000 London +44-20-7330-7500 New York +1-212-318-2000 San Francisco +1-415-912-2960 Sao Paulo +55-11-3048-4500 Singapore +65-6212-1000 Sydney +61-2-9777-8600 Tokyo +81-3-3201-8900 .

0 using the subnet mask of 255.Appendix Network Requirements The following section outlines Client Network requirements to access the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® Service: Ethernet or Token Ring network that supports IP CAT5 UTP cable from the client hub.255.0.176.0 using the subnet mask of 255.0 using the subnet mask of 255.161.254. clients wishing not to receive RIP can configure their networks to route statically to the above prefixes through the Ethernet ports of the Bloomberg Access Routers.248.255.184.246.105.0 199.0 205. UDP Source Ports 48129 – 48137 TCP Source Ports 8194 — 8395 and 1024 — 50001 8194 — 8395 and 1024 — 50001 8194 — 8395 and 1024 — 50001 UDP Destination Ports 48129 – 48137 TCP Destination Ports 8194 — 8198 8209 — 8220 8290 — 8294 Private Bloomberg Network For a private connection.134.0 199.0 using the subnet mask of 255.255. Alternatively.0 using the subnet mask of 255.0.255.255.184. .183. the registered network address ranges of the Bloomberg servers differ.255. however. router or firewall to the Bloomberg Access Router IP address and subnet mask for the local Ethernet interface on the Bloomberg Access Router (Bloomberg will provide an IP address for clients without an existing IP Address scheme) Network Address Specifications The Client PC can connect to the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® Service over a private connection or over the public Internet.0 The above network prefixes are advertised using RIP v2 from the Ethernet ports of the Bloomberg Access Routers installed at the Client Site.105.255.0 69. The port requirements are the same in both cases. the Client PC must be able to connect to the following Bloomberg subnets: 208.

0 206.192. the Client PC will communicate only with the proxy server and the proxy server will in turn communicate to the Bloomberg servers. If at any point during this process you need help.255. the Client PC must have Internet connectivity and the ability to resolve the following DNS names: Additionally.56.255.250.0 69.255.255.bloomberg.192.net sdir.255. the Client PC must be able to connect to the following Bloomberg subnets: pdir. check the “Connect to Bloomberg using a Private IP Network” and “Use any local IP address” boxes.net api4.216. Under the settings tab.255.0 using the subnet mask of 255. please contact Bloomberg Support.net api2.191.bloomberg.bloomberg. therefore.net 160.0 208. . the VPN connection must also pass through a proxy server.0 Socks5 Proxy Server For customers utilizing a SOCKS5 Proxy Server.255.net api3.255.0 205. Virtual Private Network (VPN) Customers may choose to use a VPN for traveling users which allows users to connect to the Client Network using an Internet connection.0 using the subnet mask of 255. In order for the application software to connect over a VPN connection.0 using the subnet mask of 255.net api1.112. please contact Bloomberg Support.0 208.22.22.53. In some cases.255.Internet For Internet connections. type CONN <GO> within the Bloomberg application to open the connection box.255.0 using the subnet mask of 255.bloomberg. If at any point during this process you need help.0 using the subnet mask of 255.43.bloomberg.bloomberg.156.57.0 using the subnet mask of 255.255. The VPN server must be configured to forward the network traffic to the Bloomberg Access Routers. the proxy settings need to be configured as well.