Installing LanSchool Air for Windows Student

Installing LanSchool Air for Windows Student

Overview

This article explains how to install the Windows client on an individual student device. For instructions on deploying the Windows client to a large number of student devices, see Mass Deploying LanSchool Air for Windows Student.
You must have local administrator rights to install software on the student devices in order to perform the steps below. 
  1. As a teacher, login to LanSchool Air, create, and start a class.

  2. Select the Add Device button. 



  3. Select:

    • Add to Class Roster to permanently add the student device to this class
    • Add Guest to Class to temporarily add a guest student device to this class



    With either choice, the student device is provisioned to your organization and uses a license until a site administrator removes the device.
If your licensed device count is over by 1 or more devices, the Add Device button will be disabled and Requires a valid license will appear when hovering over the button. If you require additional licenses please contact your LanSchool Air sales representative. 

The Add Computer(s) to Class pop-up opens and displays a unique URL. This URL is temporary and only valid while this window is open.
   


The pop-up must stay open during the client installation. If the pop-up is closed before completion, or more than 30 minutes has gone by, you will have to start over.
  1. Copy or write down the URL. This link must be opened on a student device to download and install the agent.

Download and Install

  1. Open a browser on each student computer where the client is to be installed. 

  2. Using the browser, open the unique URL from the Add Computer(s) to Class pop-up window opened earlier by the teacher.

  3. From the Download page, select the reCAPTCHA check box, answer the reCAPTCHA questions, and select . The client installer downloads. 



  4. When the download is complete, the file shows at the bottom of the page.  

  5. Select the arrow and run or open the installer. If you are not already logged in as an admin, you will be prompted to enter credentials.



    The file name is unique to your class and must not be changed.

  6. If a prompt appears stating that "Windows protected your PC", click the More Info link.











  7. Then click the "Run anyway" button.


  8. The installation begins, and the progress bar displays, followed by a success message when it completes.



  9. Select Done on the success message. LanSchool Air is now running in the system tray or notification area of the device.

      

Uninstalling LanSchool Air

  1. On Windows 10, select the "Start" menu and open Settings

  2. Select Apps

  3. Search for LanSchoolAir in the list

  4. Select LanSchoolAir and press the Uninstall button



  5. You will be prompted for Administrator permission to perform the uninstall.

  6. The LanSchool Air icon will no longer appear in the system tray.
After the LanSchool Air client is uninstalled, this device will no longer be available for instructors to manage in a class. However, the device name will still appear in the list of provisioned student devices. To remove this and free up the license, a Site Admin should go to Settings > Students and select and remove the device by name.



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