How to install updates
Program updates are provided as 'self extracting' installation programs that
will guide you through the installation process. These will either be Setup
programs like those you used to install the software in the first place, or 'QuickPatch'
programs that present you with a simple dialog giving installation options.
Note: if you get an error message that MFC71.DLL and/or MSVCR71.DLL cannot be found
when trying to install the patch, try copying the downloaded patch program to your Easy-PC program
folder and running it from there.
Note: on Windows Vista and later operating systems, you may need to run the patch program
with Admin permissions to allow it to install the updated program files. To do
this, download the patch to your hard drive, then right-click on the downloaded
file in Windows Explorer and choose "Run As Administrator".
Library Update files are composite data files, used to update installed Easy-PC
for Windows libraries. The procedure for installing these is quite simple:
- Download the file to your hard drive
- Start Easy-PC for Windows
- Choose File then Libraries
- Select the appropriate library 'tab' for the type of library
- Click Add File
- Use the file browser to select the library update file you downloaded
Depending on how long it is since you installed your original libraries, you may need to download
and install more than one update. To keep the overall size of updates down, each update does not
contain fixed files from previous updates.
Please note also that if an update contains more than one type of file (Components, Symbols, etc) then
the update file needs to be applied on each corresponding tab on the 'Libraries' dialog in Easy-PC.