To mitigate the potential for errors, we strongly recommend that you install the latest update and the latest patch on all computers that run SIMS.

Checking the installed version

To determine the version of SIMS currently installed, choose Help/About SIMS from the SIMS menu.

If the latest update and patch are installed, the version and build numbers will exactly match the ones shown below.

Updating to the latest version

The latest update for SIMS can be downloaded from:


After installing the latest update, install the latest patch.  Instructions for installing the latest patch can be found on the same page as the update, below the big Download button.  The link to the installer can be found in step 3 of those instructions.