Predator Virtual CNC™ Software Installation

Predator Virtual CNC Software

Download style Installation for Predator Virtual CNC

Step through the following process to install Predator Virtual CNC software via download:

  1. Request a license and obtain the ZIP password
  2. Logon to Windows at the PC or use RDP via mstsc.exe /admin
  3. Download the latest version of Predator Virtual CNC
  4. The download may take a minute to complete
  5. Within your browser, click on pvcnc11.exe and select Show in Folder and a Windows Explorer window will appear
  6. Shift+Right Click on pvcnc11.exe and select Run as administrator
  7. If a UAC prompt asks, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Select Yes
  8. Optionally specify Windows administrator credentials and click Ok
  9. When prompted for a ZIP password type it in and click Ok to start the installation
  10. Step through the installation screens until it is finished and a Predator Virtual CNC icon appears in the desktop
  11. Shift+Right Click on the blue Predator Virtual CNC desktop icon and select Run as administrator
  12. If a UAC prompt asks, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Select Yes
  13. Optionally specify Windows administrator credentials and click Ok
  14. The Predator registration/upgrade dialog will appear, if not, the application will start, select Upgrade from the Options menu
  15. Type your name and company, do not leave these fields blank
  16. Copy & paste the serial number and access code from the Predator License Report PDF
  17. Select Network ID, USB, Unknown (for remote USB via RDP) or Floating License Manager (FLM) from the license type pulldown
  18. If FLM, type the name of the server running Predator FLM, or it's IP address
  19. If FLM, type the Ethernet port number configured within Predator FLM, 1024 is the default
  20. Click the Ok button and the Predator Virtual CNC splash screen will appear

NOTE: If a previous version of Predator Virtual CNC is already installed, make a backup of your data and Uninstall prior to stepping through the above process. Should a licensing error be displayed, review the Licensing self help support page. Should install errors occur during the installation, close all open applications other than this browser window and repeat the installation.

DVD style Installation for Predator Virtual CNC

Step through the following process to install Predator Virtual CNC software via DVD:

  1. Logon to Windows at the PC or use RDP via mstsc.exe /admin
  2. Insert the Predator DVD into your PC's DVD drive
  3. When Windows Autorun is enabled, the Predator DVD window will appear
  4. Click Install Predator Virtual CNC and skip ahead to step 7
  5. When Windows Autorun is disabled, run Windows Explorer and select the DVD drive
  6. Shift+Right Click on SetupVirtual.exe and select Run as administrator
  7. If a UAC prompt asks, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Select Yes
  8. Optionally specify Windows administrator credentials and click Ok
  9. Step through the installation screens until it is finished and a Predator Virtual CNC icon appears in the desktop
  10. Shift+Right Click on the blue Predator Virtual CNC desktop icon and select Run as administrator
  11. If a UAC prompt asks, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device? Select Yes
  12. Optionally specify Windows administrator credentials and click Ok
  13. The Predator registration/upgrade dialog will appear, if not, the application will start, select Upgrade from the Options menu
  14. Type your name and company, do not leave these fields blank
  15. Type the serial number and access code provided on the sticker within the DVD packaging
  16. Select Network ID, USB, Unknown (for remote USB via RDP) or Floating License Manager (FLM) from the license type pulldown
  17. If FLM, type the name of the server running Predator FLM, or it's IP address
  18. If FLM, type the Ethernet port number configured within Predator FLM, 1024 is the default
  19. Click the Ok button and the Predator Virtual CNC splash screen will appear

NOTE: If a previous version of Predator Virtual CNC is already installed, make a backup of your data and Uninstall prior to stepping through the above process. Should a licensing error be displayed, review the Licensing self help support page. Should install errors occur during the installation, close all open applications other than this browser window and repeat the installation.

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