Frequently Asked Questions about FreeEed™

First of all, Java should be installed and on the path. Then set JAVA_HOME. In Windows, go to the control panel, find the “Advanced settings”, “environmental variables.” Your JAVA_HOME should be pointing to where Java is installed, not to the java.exe itself. So that JAVA_HOME/bin/java.exe would be the path to the executable.  

FreeEed™ was launched on March 20, 2011.

Press Windows Key+R (or get the Run box open). Then type OSK to open the ‘on-screen-keyboard in your remote-remote session. Then press the CTRL and ALT keys.  Using your mouse, tick the DEL key on ‘On-screen-keyboard.’ The password change dialog will appear. 

Not necessarily. Although eDiscovery is processor and resource intensive, FreeEed™ is designed to scale to your needs. You can run FreeEed™ on a laptop for training or a small project. For larger projects, FreeEed™ can leverage Amazon EC2 computing services – just rent the processing power you need, when you need it.

Scaia provides support and training.

Only one user can access a processing job at one time. However, there are no limits on how many times you can download and use FreeEed™.

FreeEed™ is open-source software that is free to download and use. There are no maintenance fees. If you want maintenance, our sister service Scaia AI can provide a paid support plan.

You can use a laptop. On Amazon EC2, you can assign as many server instances to run your processing job as you would like – per Amazon’s charges.

Powerful open source technologies used by many companies: Hadoop, Lucene, Solr, OpenOffice, Linux, and a number of Linux utilities.