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Periotron Professional Version 3.0a
Quickstart Guide

  What you need
Periotron Professional Version 3.0a requires the following minimum system configuration:
  • Computer and monitor:  Pentium class or higher PC with at least 8 MB RAM, a hard disk with 15 MB of free space to install, a double-speed CD-ROM drive, and a video board and monitor capable of running 256 color SVGA set at 800 x 600 or greater resolution.

  • A mouse or other pointing device.
  • Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000 or XP operating system.
  • For all online features, you must have Internet access.
  • Windows compatible printer.

Disable Virus Protection Software
Virus protection software may interfere with Periotron Professional installation. To learn how to disable your virus utilities, see the documentation for your virus protection software. After you install Periotron Professional, re-enable your virus protection software.

If your computer is not running virus protection software, install Periotron Professional now.

Installing Periotron Professional
Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000 or XP
  1. Close any open programs. Go to the Windows taskbar to see any open programs.
  2. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  3. From the Start menu, choose Run.
  4. Type X:\SETUP, where X is the name of your drive. Floppy disk drives are usually named A or B. CD-ROM drives are usually D or E.
  5. Follow any instructions that are displayed.
  6. When the Select Destination Directory dialog box appears, verify that the default destination directory is the one that you want to use. If the default directory is acceptable, click Next. If you want to change the destination directory, click Browse, locate the new destination directory, click OK and click Next.

  7. Follow any instructions that are displayed.
Starting Periotron Professional
Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000 or XP
  1. To start Periotron Professional after it is installed, double-click on the Periotron short-cut icon on your desktop.  This will create an icon entitled Periotron Professional.  Double-clicking on this icon will start  Periotron Professional.  You may delete the Double-Click icon after the Periotron Professional icon appears on your desktop.

  2. You may start Periotron Professional by either clicking on the Periotron Professional icon or by clicking Start on the Windows taskbar.
  3. On the Start menu, point to Programs, Periotron Professional and click Periotron Professional.
  4. In order to use the volume and thickness conversion feature of Periotron Professional, the Periotron Model 8000 must be calibrated.  Use the online help for detailed instructions.