FCS Express 6 Installation Instructions

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For installation instructions of FCS Express 3, 4, or 5 please click here.

1. Obtaining the Installation Program

  1. Download the correct version of FCS Express 6 from our Downloads page.

2. Installing FCS Express 6

  1. Standalone Version
  2. Network Version
  3. macOS Version

3. Obtaining your configuration file

(for an explanation about configuration files, click here)

  1. Via the Configuration File Wizard (the computer you are installing the configuration file to must be connected to the internet)
  2. Manually (if you have received a configuration file via email)
  3. Converting from Demo Configuration File to Purchased Configuration File

4. Using Dongles

(for an explanation about dongles, click here)

  1. Dongle Activation

5. Countercodes

  1. Via the Countercode Wizard (the computer you are installing the countercode to must be connected to the internet)
  2. Manually

6. Internet Dongle

(for an explanation about the Internet Dongle, click here)

  1. Getting Started with your internet dongle purchase
  2. Installing an internet dongle as an end user
  3. Using an internet dongle as an end user
  4. Installing an internet dongle the first time as an internet dongle license administrator
  5. Administering your an internet dongle as an internet dongle license administrator
  6. Internet Dongle Knowledgebase

7. Site License

  1. Installing a site license as an end user
  2. Using your site license as an end user
  3. Installing a site license the first time as a site license administrator
  4. Administering your site license as a site license administrator

More information and frequently asked questions about the internet dongle can be found on our Internet Dongle Knowledge Base page.

For FCS Express 3 installation instructions, please click here.

For FCS Express 4 installation instructions, please click here.

For FCS Express 5 installation instructions, please click here.