Here’s mine. I downloaded the “RAD Studio 2010 Architect – 30 day trial” (well, they don’t offer the Professional version because then people would notice the limitations and perhaps not buy it – this way they buy it, Embarcadero gets the money and the buyer finds out about the limitations afterwards) and saved it under
D:\BDS2010. It’s one big ZIP file with the SHA1 hashwith the file name
radstudio_2010_3615_win_esd.zip, which I unpacked directly into that folder. Next thing was to try and start the
install_RADStudio.exe that was now in the folder. Well, this is what I got to see (in original order):
… so I dismissed the error and got presented with this:
… which, when clicked, would present me:
Not a very good first impression, and the first one after considering to resume Delphi development to some extent. Well, it was a short trial/evaluation period for me at least.
PS: Here are the SHA1 hashes for the files I got from the download: