Install UFT One with the install wizard

This topic describes how to run the UFT One installation wizard, which guides you through the installation process. Before running this process, make sure you review the Installation packages and the instructions in Before you install.

If you are installing UFT One on a computer using a language other than English, your installation setup and wizard automatically runs in the language of your computer.

Download the UFT One installation package

Access the installation packages from the free trial page or by selecting your account on the Software Licenses and Downloads page.

Download the Full UFT One DVD Release or Core UFT One DVD Bundle.

Extract the files from the downloaded .zip file and locate the Setup.exe file that runs the installation.

Caution: Make sure that the installation files are extracted to an empty folder, at a location whose path does not exceed 80 characters.

Windows is limited to 260 characters in these files. The installation will fail if the file paths of the individual installation files are longer. In such cases, move the extracted installation files to a location with a shorter path.

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Run the installation wizard

Before the installation, restart your computer to ensure complete configuration of the system.

Then, run the Setup.exe file and select UFT One Setup from the installation start screen. Follow the steps as instructed to complete your installation.

For more details on the steps of the installation wizard, see below.

When the UFT One installation is complete, you are prompted to view the Readme and installation log.

You may also be prompted to restart your computer. If you are, we recommend restarting as soon as possible. Delaying the system restart may result in unexpected UFT One behavior.

Note: If you are using Web 2.0 add-ins or extensibility toolkits, perform additional installations. For details, see Install Web 2.0 add-ins or extensibility toolkits.

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UFT One improvement program

In the End-User License Agreement pane, UFT One enables you to select Participate in the UFT One improvement program.

Selecting this option configures UFT One to collect and send usage data back to OpenText. This data helps us understand which improvements matter most to users.

In the wizard, click More Details for details about the program.

Note: You can later disable and re-enable this data collection inside UFT One. For more details, see Usage Data Collector pane.

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Change the language of the UFT One interface

By default, UFT One is installed in English.

If you want to install UFT One in the language of your operating system, select the language option at the bottom of the License Agreement screen.

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Custom Setup screen

Select the UFT One features you want to install in the Custom Setup screen.

For each feature, select one of the following installation options:

Will be installed on local hard drive.

Installs the selected feature on your local hard drive. Sub-features of the selected feature are not installed.

Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive.

Installs the entire selected feature and its sub-features on your local hard drive.

For example, you can instruct UFT One to install the .NET Add-in with its sub add-ins, such as Windows Presentation Foundation.

Note: Selecting Entire feature will be unavailable. excludes the feature from the installation. It will not be available in UFT One.

To install any of these features later, you can rerun the installation with the Change or Modify option and select them then.

The following table describes each feature listed:

Feature Description
Runtime Engine

Mandatory. Enables you to run UFT One or UFT Developer tests.

UI Designer and IDE

Enables you to edit UFT One tests.

Run Results Viewer

Enables you to view UFT One or UFT Developer run results.

Alternatively, you can view run results in a browser window without the Run Results Viewer.


Demo applications used in the UFT One tutorials.

ALM Plugin Enables you to run and edit UFT One tests directly from ALM.
UFT Developer

Enables you to create functional tests directly from your developer IDE.

AI Object Detection

(UFT One 23.4: AI Features)

Enables you to use AI-based testing in UFT One.


Make sure you have the following installed.

  • A 64-bit operating system.

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2022 Redistributable

  • The required Windows feature, depending on your Windows operating system:

    For the most up-to-date instructions on enabling Windows features, see the Microsoft documentation.


Enables you to use ABBYY OCR text recognition in UFT One.


  • The ABBYY OCR Engine files are included in the Full UFT One DVD Release and in the Package for the Web Bundle.

  • If you already installed UFT One without the ABBYY OCR Engine and you want to include it in the installation now, you must run the installation program as an administrator.

  • The Core UFT One DVD Bundle does not include the ABBYY OCR Engine files. If you downloaded that installation package and then you want to install the ABBYY OCR Engine feature, do the following:

    1. Download the standalone UFT OCR Expansion Pack. Download the version that matches the Core UFT One DVD Bundle version you use.

      You can access the installation files from the free trial page or by selecting your account on the Software Licenses and Downloads page.

    2. As an administrator, run the UFT One installation program and select the ABBYY OCR Engine feature on the Custom Setup screen.

    3. On the next screen, specify the location of the UFT OCR Expansion Pack .zip file.

GUI Testing Add-ins

Provide the support which enables you to test applications using supported technology versions.

If you plan to test Web 2.0 applications, install the Web Add-in as well.

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UFT One Configuration screen

Select any required items you want to configure automatically with the UFT One installation.

Configuration options include:

Set Chrome, Chromium Edge, Firefox options

Enables UFT One to automatically install the OpenText UFT Agent extensions in Chrome, Edge, and Firefox.

This option updates your browser policies and adds the extensions to your browsers' allowlist or installation list, enabling the extensions to be installed during UFT One installation.

Caution: Make sure that your company's security policies permit you to make this change.

Deselecting this option removes any browser policy updates performed by previous installations.

If you deselect this option, you can rerun the installation later with the Change or Modify option and select it then. Alternatively, you can manually add the extensions to the lists of allowed extensions. For details on doing this manually, see Enable extension installation in your browser policy.

Configure Internet Explorer settings

Enables UFT One to use the Microsoft Script Debugger application during test runs.

Alternatively, configure these settings manually before running UFT. In Internet OptionsAdvanced, select the following options:

  • Disable script debugging
  • Enable third-party browser extensions
Allow running UFT One remotely from ALM

Changes DCOM permissions and security settings and opens a firewall port on your UFT One computer.

Required if you want to run UFT One tests remotely from ALM.

To set these options manually later on, see

Allow running UFT One remotely from Automation Scripts

Changes DCOM permissions and security settings to enable other computers to remotely control UFT One using automation scripts.

To set these options manually later on, see

Caution: Running UFT One remotely from Automation Scripts enables remote users to control UFT One on this machine, exposing the UFT One computer to security risks.

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