This tutorial explains how to install Embird. If you want to update an older version of Embird installed on your computer, note that there is no special file with "smart" small update or "patch" available.
You must download the whole setup file for new version from http://www.embird.net/sw/embird/down.htm. Download the file to folder "C:\My Documents" on your hard disk (or to any other folder, but this tutorial refers to "C:\My Documents" download). Then uninstall the older version - see how to uninstall in Uninstalling Embird tutorial.
When you are finished with uninstalling of the previous Embird version, install the new version. If you follow the steps explained in this tutorial, your passwords for Embird will remain on your computer and will be transferred into the new version automatically.
Warning: If you already have some previous Embird version on your PC and want to update to the latest version, please read the note above. Then follow the steps in Uninstalling Embird tutorial to uninstall the current version. Only then continue with installation of the latest version.
To install Embird:
1 - Select "Start - > Run" command at the bottom left corner of the Windows screen (Picture No. 1).
Picture No. 1
2 - A dialog box will appear on the screen. Click "Browse" button (Picture No. 2).
Picture No. 2
3 - Browse to the folder where you have downloaded the latest version of Embird: in this example it is folder "C:\My Documents" (Picture No.3). Select the installation file of Embird and click "Open" button (Picture No. 3).
Picture No. 3
4 - Select "OK" to run the installation file of Embird (Picture No. 4).
Picture No. 4
5 - Installation file will start, and a dialog box will appear on the screen (Picture No. 5). Click "Setup" button to continue.
Picture No. 5
6 - After a short while, the "Choose Language" dialog box will appear on the screen. Choose your language and click "OK" button to continue (Picture No. 6).
Picture No. 6
7 - The dialog box with "License Agreement" will appear on the screen (Picture No. 7). Read the agreement carefully and if you accept it, choose "I accept the terms in the license agreement" option. You can also choose the installation disk drive in this window. Default is "C:" drive. Click "Install" button to continue.
Picture No. 7
8 - The "Copy ID" dialog box will appear next. You must fill in your first name, last name, street, ZIP, city, state, country and e-mail. These data are stored internally only for purpose of illegal copies identification and their blocking. Embird does not send any of these information out of your computer.
Picture No. 8
9 - Another dialog box will appear on the screen, allowing you to change the settings of the "Iconizer" plug-in, which is included in Embird installation file (Picture No. 9). Please read Iconizer tutorial to learn more about this plug-in. Click "OK" button to continue.
Picture No. 9
10 - When the installation is complete, the Information box “Installation Successful” is displayed (Picture No.10).
Picture No. 10
11 - Embird icon will be automatically created on your desktop and the new program group "Embird" will be created in "Start -> Programs" menu of Windows. Now you can double-click Embird application icon (the "bird") to launch the Embird program (Picture No.11).
Picture No. 11
Tip: To find out how to insert registration password into Embird and thus to turn it from evaluation version into full version read Entering Registration Password Into Embird and Inserting and Removing Embird Password tutorials.