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Downloading HP LoadRunner? Enhance your experience with the tips below

I am sure we have some similarities as “techies”! And one of the similarities may be learning about new software. I love trying new solutions and the challenges of discovering how it works and learning how the solution can help.


I understand that trying a new solution sometimes can be tricky; I decided to write a blog to enhance your experience when trying HP LoadRunner. I want you to have the best load testing experience ever.


Here are some tips to get you started faster:

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1.      Download HP LoadRunner

The first step is where to go to download HP LoadRunner – your performance testing solution – Click here to download HP LoadRunner



2.      Understanding what is in your trial versionVideo-Install.png

The HP LoadRunner trial version supports various environments for you to start your performance testing. The trial version supports a wide range of technologies for you to test applications built for Mobile and Web, it supports you whether your application is internal or customer facing. HP LoadRunner is built for ease of use, but also for powerful flexibility. That is what has made HP LoadRunner the de facto standard in application performance validation for over a decade.


Your trial version is valid for 30 days and allows testing 50 virtual users simultaneously. If you need more time, please don’t hesitate to Contact us, we will be happy to assist you with your trial.



3.      How to download install HP LoadRunner – Watch a short video

Note: Please uninstall any previous installed HP LoadRunner version. Video-Terminology.png

The trial version is pretty simple to install. It is an EXE file that self-extracted when ran. Learn in this video how to download and install from the .EXE file.



4.      Learn performance testing terminology and how it wokrs video 

Understand the performance testing and HP LoadRunner terminology before starting creating and executing your application testing.




5.      Learn in few minutes the Top five features of HP LoadRunner

This short video gives you some important initial tips on the top features of HP LoadRunner that you should check and do yourself.


6.      Watch a Webinar: Introduction to Performance testing

This web event is for those of you who want to explore and learn where and how to start testing application performance. During this event, our performance testing experts reveal the key pieces and parts of performance testing, including the phases of the test and how HP LoadRunner supports each phase. See the slides in slideshare.



7.      Interested in purchasing HP LoadRunner?

Contact us and we will be happy to have a Sales Rep and Solution Architect work with you.



8.      Got stuck and have questions about HP LoadRunner?

We have a couple options:

-        Contact us and we will be happy to have a Sales Rep and Solution Architect to work with you

-        HP SW Techdemos - we have monthly demo sessions with HP LoadRunner experts, register to attend the session, learn more about the product and ask questions.

-        Access NOW the largest performance testing community on earth “14,000+” users. We have our support and R&D teams overlooking the community and providing answers to questions besides the fellows’ performance engineers spread out around the globe.


9.      HP LoadRunner guides

My suggestion is to review the HP LoadRunner user guide.

To see all HP LoadRunner guides go here: HP Product documents.


If it is your first time login at the support site, you will be requested to create a “HP Passport” account (HP Passport Registration). Save your login and password for any time that you need to return to this website.


10.      Join us: Blog, twitter and Facebook


11.   Provide us some feedback (survey) so we can improve our services to you!

As I mentioned earlier, to provide the best experience in your load testing trial, it is important for us to hear about your finds and see how we can improve. Feel free to comment below.


I hope this tips are helpful and can accelerate your HP LoadRunner trial. I am here for you and I am looking forward to hearing from you.


HP LoadRunner: Your performance, Our passion!


Stay Tuned!

Silvia Siqueira

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