How to install SAP IDES GUI for Free on Windows 10

SAP has introduced their all-new IDES or Internet Demonstration and Evaluation System that works in the R/3 System and represents a model company. It contains application data for various business scenarios that can be run in the SAP System and can be used to reflect real-life business requirements and has access to many realistic characteristics. It uses an easy-to-follow business scenario to show you the comprehensive functions of the R/3 System. Along with the functionality, it focuses on business processes and their integration as well.

The main highlighting advantages of this are the individual demos that provides the users with an overview of the master data and contain step by step instructions on how to execute the individual processes.

Install SAP IDES GUI for Free on Windows 10

You need to carry out the following steps in doing this entire process:

  1. Installation of SAP GUI.
  2. Installation of a patch for SAP GUI.
  3. Installation of an SAP Hot Fix.
  4. Login Configuration for SAP.

Here are some System Requirements to install this IDES Installation:

  • HDD of a storage capacity of 600 GB and more.
  • RAM of a storage capacity of 4 GB and more.
  • Intel Core i3 Processor and newer.
  • At least 1 GB RAM space free.
  • At least 300 MB Disk Space.

I recommended you create a System Restore Point. This is because while doing these types of modifications, there are chances that something breaks on the software side of your computer. Or, if you do not have any habit to make a system restore point, I would encourage you to create one frequently.

Step 1: Installation of SAP GUI

First of all, start by downloading SAP IDE from HEC Montreal here.

Extract the archive you just downloaded and open the extracted folder. Double click on SetupAll.exe to run that file.

If you get a UAC or User Account Control Prompt, click on Yes.

The Installer will now open. Click on Next.

On the next screen, you will get a list of components that you need to install. Make sure that you select only these three,

  • SAP Business Client 6.5.
  • Chromium for SAP Business Client 6.5.
  • SAP GUI for Windows 7.50 (Compilation 2).

Finally, click on Next.

On the next screen, you will be asked to select a default path for installation. However, the default path will be,

C:\Program Files(x86)\SAP\NWBC65

Click on Next. It will now start to install the software on your computer.

After the installation is complete, click on Close.

Step 2: Installation of a Patch for SAP GUI

Start by downloading the Patch for SAP GUI from here.

Double click on run the patch installer.

Click on Next to start the installation. After the installation is done, click on Close to finish installing the patch.

Step 3: Installation of SAP Hotfix

Download the Hotfix installer from here.

Continue the installation for this hotfix just in a similar manner to the Patch for SAP GUI.

Step 4: Login Configuration for SAP

Start by searching for SAP Log on in the Cortana Search box and click on the appropriate result.

Now, after the SAP Log on Dashboard is open, click on New Item.

You will get a list for SID Entries, from that list, select User Specified System and then click on Next.

install SAP IDES for Free on Windows 10

Select the Connection Type as Custom Application Server and configure it with the following credentials,

  • Connection Type: Custom Application Server.
  • Description: Ayush Dev Server.
  • Application Server: server01
  • Instance Number: 00.
  • System ID: ERD.

Now click on Next.

For the connection configuration, do not change any predefined settings.

Click on Next.

Finally, select your preferred language and encoding and click on Finish.


You have created your development server, and you can now select it and click on Log On to log on to that server.

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Ayush has been a Windows enthusiast since the day he got his first PC with Windows 98SE. He is an active Windows Insider since Day 1 and is now a Windows Insider MVP. He has been testing pre-release services on his Windows 10 PC, Lumia, and Android devices.

One Comment

  1. Michael

    By downloading just SAP GUI and some patches you don’t have SAP IDES installed, just the client. The backup, ERP system is missing. At least those given login settings cannot connect at all. Hence I would say this is fake news what you are blogging here.


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