This tutorial explains how to install and run Embird. It is supposed that user is logged into Windows as Administrator, and all other settings are left at their default values, including User Account Control setting (UAC). Also, it is supposed that the PASSWORD.KLC file containing user passwords is stored on USB memory key and this key is connected to PC, so the file can be visible as e.g. "F:\PASSWORD.KLC" file.
Note: Before you start installing Embird and/or its plug-ins, please find out the type of your Windows as shown in tutorial Installing Embird, step 9 and 10. It is either 32-bit or 64-bit version. Download appropriate installation file of main Embird program and optional plug-ins from http://www.embird.net/sw/embird/newdown.htm.
1 - Run the downloaded installation file of Embird. The User Account Control mechanism will warn you that this program will make changes to your computer (Picture No. 1). Click "Yes" button.
2 - The first screen of Embird installer will appear on screen (Picture No. 2). Click "Setup" button.
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3 - Next screen allows you to choose the language (Picture No. 3). Click "OK" button to continue.
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4 - Select option "I accept the terms in the license agreement" and click "Install" button to continue.
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5 - Wait until the installation process is finished (Picture No. 5).
Note: Download and install also all plug-ins (Alphabets, Studio) which you plan to use. Just run the downloaded file of plug-in and click "Unzip" button as shown in Installing Embird Plug-in in Windows 10, 8 and 7 tutorial.
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6 - Installation program should create the shortcuts on your Desktop (Picture No. 6).
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7 - Double click Embird icon to run it.
8 - Embird will start. It is unregistered copy (Picture No. 7), so it is necessary to insert the password for main Embird program and plug-ins to change the demo (evaluation) version into full version.
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9 - Select menu "Help > Password" (Picture No. 8).
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10 - Click "Recover" button and select the location with PASSWORD.KLC file (Picture No. 9).
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11 - The passwords will be loaded into program (Picture No. 10). Click "OK" button.
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12 - Run Embird again, this time it should show that it is registered copy. Click "Activate Embird Software" button (Picture No. 11).
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13 - After a short while, the activation process should be finished (Picture No. 12). Click "OK" button.
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14 - To enable Iconizer plug-in please select menu "Options > Iconizer Settings" (Picture No. 13).
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15 - A dialog box with Iconizer plug-in settings will appear on screen. Click "Typical Settings" button and confirm these settings by selecting "OK" button (Picture No. 14).
16 - Launch Windows Explorer and check the icons of embroidery designs.
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