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Fiber Module Installation

Download and unzip the Fiber Module installation files to a folder on your desktop. The installation of The Fiber Module is straight forward in that you can select the default options.


A common mistake is during install is to ignore step 6 . Make sure you have checked the Fiber Module box or the install will not be successful.

Step 1 - Setup.exe

Right click on the Setup.exe file to run as administrator

Step 1 Install

Step 2 - Welcome

Welcome to The Lode Data Fiber Module. Select NEXT

Step 2 Welcome

Step 3 - License Agreement

Read the license agreement and select YES

Step 3 License Agreement

Step 4 - What's new in Drafting Assistant

This tells you what's new or is otherwise our changelog. Read it and see what new features and bug fixes have been applied to this release. Select NEXT.

Step 4 What's New

Step 5 - Select Features

Select the features you want to install. You MUST select the Fiber Module check box.


Make sure you have checked the Fiber Module box or the install will not be successful.

Step 5  Select Features

Step 6 - Oracle 19c Required

This is a warning message that this version is only compatible with Oracle 19c. Select NEXT.

Step 6 Oracle 19c

Step 7 - Install location

Select the desired location of where you want to install the program. To install in the default location select NEXT.

Step 7 Install Location

Step 8 - Sample file location

Select the location where you want to install the sample files. To select the default location select NEXT.


If you did not check the sample files box in step 6 you may not get this prompt

Step 8 Sample file location

Step 9 - Review settings before install

Setup has enough information to install, review your settings and select NEXT to proceed with installation.

Step 9 Review settings

Step 10 - Install Maxim Integrated Products

The setup will start and install the necessary files. During the process you will be prompted to install Maxim Integrated Products. These are our USB hardware locks (keys) drivers.



These drivers are necessary to use our products. If you do not install these drivers our software will not work with you USB key.

Step 10 Install Maxim drivers

Step 11 - Finish

The setup has finished. Select FINISH.

Step 11 Finish

The Lode Data Fiber Module has been installed and you are ready to launch the program. Before you open the program your USB key must be attached to the computer. The first time you attach the USB key Windows will automatically recognize the device and use the drivers we installed in step 11.


If the USB key is moved to a different port Windows will go through the process and associate the drivers to the new port.


The USB key may not be recognized if you use a third party device such as USB hub or laptop docking station. Always attach the device directly to the computer.