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Video: Installation instructions for PowerChute Personal Edition 3.0.2

Issue:
How to install PowerChute Personal Edition version 3.0.2

Product:
PowerChute Personal Edition (PCPE) version 3.0.2

Environment:
All supported Microsoft Windows OS

Cause:
Informational

Solution:
Pre-Installation Instructions for PowerChute Personal Edition

The APC UPS cable must be connected to the USB port of your computer.

If you have an existing version of PowerChute - other than v2.2, v3.0, v3.0.0.1 or v3.0.1 - then you must uninstall it using Windows "Add or Remove Programs".

PowerChute needs the .NET framework 2.0 SP2 on Windows. The installation checks for this. If you are using a downloaded file to install PowerChute, you have to install a supported .NET version before proceeding. If you are using a CD, the PowerChute installation program will install the required .NET framework.

Operating systems:
For information on supported operating systems please refer to the following link: http://www.apc.com/wp/?um=300.

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PowerChute Personal Edition 3.0.2 Installation steps:



1. If you are using a CD, the installation program should start automatically when you insert the CD. If it doesn't or if you are using a download from the website, double-click "PCPE Installer.exe" to start the installation.

2. If you have PowerChute Personal Edition v2.2, v3.0, , v3.0.0.1, or v3.0.1, click the "Upgrade" button to continue.

3. Proceed through the installation screens.

With Windows Vista or later, when User Account Control (UAC) is enabled, a dialog requests you to "Allow" the installation. Click this to proceed.

The installation enables hibernation on your system and notifies you if it is not already enabled. See "Using hibernation and sleep" in the PowerChute help for background information.

4. In the Final screen, click on the "Register your product online" check box to register your product. Click "Finish".

NOTE: See attached Release Notes

 
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