Installing PowerCoach_1 on WindowsNOTE: To install PowerCoach_1 you need Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 on a computer with at least 1 GB memory (4 GB recommended).
Go to the Personal Domain Login of PowerCoach ACADEMY.
Enter your password and click [OK]. From your Personal Domain, go to the Software Download page.
From the Software Download page, download the following object:
- PowerCoach_1 (install package) for Windows
NOTE: Downloading does not work if you don't navigate to the Software Download page via your Personal Domain.
Double-click the downloaded object PowerCoach_1_YYYYMMDD_Install_WIN.zip. This will show you the content of this zipped file.
Drag the folder [PowerCoach_1] to Documents. This will unzip all objects of the install package into that location.
Within Documents, you have now a folder named [PowerCoach_1] with following objects:
- [PowerCoach_1_YYYYMMDD] folder
- [DATA] folder
- [MEDIA] folder
- [TOOLS] folder
NOTE: The folder [PowerCoach_1_YYYYMMDD] is the PowerCoach_1 application program. The date YYYYMMDD denotes the release version.
To start the application program easily, create a short cut of
located in [PowerCoach_1_YYYYMMDD]. Move this short cut to your desktop or taskbar.
Launch PowerCoach_1 with a double-click on the short cut.
NOTE: We strongly suggest that you install PowerCoach_1 within Documents. If you install within Program Files, you must launch the program as an administrator having full read and write access to that location.
When the dialog "Open" gets displayed, choose My_Database_1.4DD and cklick [OPEN].
NOTE: The database file My_Database_1.4DD is located in the [DATA] folder of [PowerCoach_1].
When the start screen gets displayed, click the release version to choose your user language (English, French or German).
NOTE: You can choose the user language each time when starting the program. You may therefore select other languages in the future.
Click anywhere else on the start screen to resume initialization.
When the LICENSE dialog gets displayed, enter your firstname and name into the first field. Optionally, enter the name of your organization into the second field.
Click [OK] to get the next dialog with your license CODE and the LICENSE entry field.
To get your LICENSE, send your NAME and CODE to PowerCoach Software.
TIP: Simply click the license CODE and your email program will automatically compile a corresponding message for requesting the license.
See Tech Tip 20070312.
If you don't know your license yet, click [CANCEL]. Once you know your license, enter the LICENSE and click [OK].
Congratulations.You are ready to use PowerCoach software !
You might want to start with the following steps:
- Downloading and importing data series...
Note: [CTR]+[Q] means, hold down the control key and hit the Q key simultaneously. If you are not familiar with symbols used in the PowerCoach documentation, click here.
Picture series (archive)...:
Choosing user language / Activation of license
Installing PowerCoach X / Launching the program
Windows XP settings