Installing PowerCoach_1 on Windows

NOTE: 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 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

  - PowerCoach_1.exe

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].


You are ready to use PowerCoach software !

You might want to start with the following steps:

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• To quit PowerCoach, type [F8] to quit all active Jobs. Then, choose in the main menu PowerCoach >> Quit PowerCoach or use the keyboard command [CTR]+[Q].

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.

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Choosing user language / Activation of license
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