Answered By: Hannah McKelvey
Last Updated: Dec 29, 2017     Views: 248

***Access Available through December 18, 2018***

Account Registration

  • Select the following link:
  • Fill in your personal information using your email address
  • Select submit
  • Wait for confirmation screen: ​
  • You should receive an email shortly that looks like this: 
    • Thank you for registering for your Trial.  In order to complete this process, please click on the following link to verify your email address.  

      Please contact us if you have any additional questions.


      The KnowItAll Customer Service Team
      Informatics Division
      Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. 

  • Click on the link in the email and upon successful validation, you will receive a confirmation webpage with a 16-digit registration code
  • Be sure to save your code as you will need it to download software!


Download & Installation


  • The latest version of KnowItAll is available for download here:
  • When you are ready to begin the download, enter your Registration Code and click the Check License button.  The website will confirm that you have a current KnowItAll license.  Select between the Online Download and the Offline Download options.  Download times will vary depending on the speed of your internet connection.  

  • The Online Installation requires a continuous internet connection while KnowItAll downloads and installs the components simultaneously.  

  • The Offline Installation includes all of the installation components.  This installation will work for a computer with internet access, or it can be installed on a different computer after the download is complete.  An internet connection is required to register KnowItAll.  – downloaded file is “KnowItAllInstall_offline.exe” (directions state “Save the setup.exe file to your desktop” 


  • Run the setup.exe file that was previously saved to your Desktop.  Click Yes to allow KnowItAll to make changes to your computer.  Review the License Agreement.  If you agree to the terms and conditions, select "I accept...” and click Next.  Choose Finish when the installation is complete.  


  • Start KnowItAll by double clicking the desktop short cut icon or by selecting: Start, All Programs, Bio-Rad Laboratories, KnowItAll Informatics System. In the Product Registration dialog box, fill in your name, email address, and 16-digit registration code. Next, click Done to register your software.  


  • KnowItAll will automatically download and update the databases when your system is idle.  Manually downloading the databases is optional for any computer with an internet connection.  
  • The database collections are available for manual download here:

  • Download the relevant *.zip files and place them on your desktop.  KnowItAll will create the following folders: C:\ >Users > Public > Public Documents > Bio-Rad Laboratories >KnowItAll > Databases.  In the Databases folder, create a folder named for each relevant technique. Unzip the database files and place them in the technique folders.

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