How do I download SiteBuilder?

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I follow the instructions which say, "Install: Follow the step-by-step instructions within the Install Wizard. You may be prompted to download the Microsoft .Net Framework, which is software necessary to run this version of SiteBuilder." No Install Wizard appears. 
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Hello,

I would strongly advised against using the downloaded version, you can upload all your current files to the online software by selecting upload from the file manager in the desktop builder. This builders accessibility may be permanently removed in the near future so please consider moving over soon. However, you can attempt to install it by logging into your account at homestead.com and go to websites manager then download Sitebuilder. You may need to run the fix in these articles to get it to function properly. 
https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/windows-10-and-sitebuilder-desktop-axe9sy82c33rk 
https://community.homestead.com/homestead/topics/sitebuilder-desktop-fix-oqmscj7tjibxu
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R.

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Hello Michelle,

You wrote:

"This builders accessibility may be permanently removed in the near future so please consider moving over soon."

Could you please elaborate on this issue if possible? Has a date been set?

I've been using the old desktop version since 2002 and absolutely love it. I know that technology changes and Homestead has to keep pace, but I'm sad to see the desktop version of Sitebuilder go.  It has worked like a charm for me all these years. I won't be able to rebuild my site on your new website builder as I'm too old and so is my computer. I wish that Homestead would allow us old-timers to continue using the desktop version, even if it's not advertised, but I understand if not.

That being said, I want to thank Homestead and all you great representatives over the years who have worked so hard to keep us all happy. You provide a wonderful service and I have no complaints whatsoever, just praise and gratitude. Thanks a million Homestead -- no, a billion. :o)

Signed,

A Very Satisfied Customer

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Thank you so much for the kind words, we definitely value your feedback. In regards to a specific date, that has not yet been provided to us. I know it is a topic of conversation and we will inform all of our customer with any updates or set dates on this action. 
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Thanks, Michelle. Please feel free to pass along my comments. It's been a real joy working with Homestead. I'm so glad that I found you. :)
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I sure will thanks again!