# Changes between Version 2 and Version 3 of Documentation/Howto/SetupHiveSlave

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01/02/12 22:00:06 (8 years ago)
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 v2 There exist two installers for the Hive Slave: - HeuristicLab.Clients.Hive.Slave.SlaveWindowsServiceSetup: This setup installs and starts the Hive Slave Windows service. The service runs in the background and connects to the Hive server, from which it fetches jobs and calculates them. If you don't want the slave to always calculate jobs, you can install the Slave Tray Icon where you can control the behavior of the service. - HeuristicLab.Clients.Hive.Slave.WindowsServiceSetup: This setup installs and starts the Hive Slave Windows service. The service runs in the background and connects to the Hive server, from which it fetches jobs and calculates them. If you don't want the slave to always calculate jobs, you can install the Slave Tray Icon where you can control the behavior of the service. - HeuristicLab.Clients.Hive.Slave.TrayIconSetup: Installs an application which sits in the Windows Taskbar and shows you information about your locally installed slave. Besides the information it shows, you can use the Tray Icon to pause or stop the Slave service. There is a shortcut created in the Start Menu as well as in the Autostart folder so the Tray Icon gets started automatically when a user logs in on the machine. [[BR]] For testing purposes or if you don't have local administration privileges you can use the HeuristicLab.Clients.Hive.Slave.ConsoleClient-3.4. For testing purposes or if you don't have local administration privileges you can use the HeuristicLab.Clients.Hive.Slave.ConsoleClient-3.3. The Slave console client is a simple console application which you can execute without the need to install it. It starts the slave and shows information as output on the console: