Install ArcGIS Desktop 10.8.2 on Windows 11
This instruction can also be used for installing on Windows 10, the differences are mostly cosmetic.

Note. If you are upgrading from version 10.5.0 or later, the installation will automatically remove the old version. If you have a version older than 10.5 installed, please uninstall it manually from the Control Panel before starting the installation.

Download the license file
Note. If you are outside the SLU network you have to establish a VPN connection to be able to access the license and installation files. See more about VPN here:

Type (or copy and paste) \\\gisprog\Esri\Licenses\singleUse\arcgisdesktop into Windows File Explorer (not a web browser) and hit Enter.
Note. If you are using a computer that is not registered in the SLU Active Directory, e.g. your private computer, you have to login once more to access the file. Remember to put "AD\" before your username.

Copy the Single Use license file to your computer.

Access the installation file
Type (or copy and paste) \\\GisProg\Esri\ArcGIS\ArcGIS1082 into Windows File Explorer and hit Enter.
Double click the ArcGIS_Desktop_1082_180378.exe file.
Extract the files to your local disk.

When all files are extracted, confirm that the “Launch the setup program” check box is selected and click Close.
The installation will start automatically.

Accept the license agreement.

Select Complete unless you have specific reasons.