Obtaining Your Configuration File

This page will help you obtain your configuration file so you can start using your copy of FCS Express. You need a configuration file for both your purchased and demo version.

Via the Configuration File Wizard

In order to use this option, the computer you are installing the configuration file to must be connected to the internet.

When FCS Express starts up, it will detect whether or not a configuration file is present. If one does not exist, the Configuration File Setup Wizard will automatically appear.

Press Next to continue.

If you already have an account with De Novo Software, choose the first option.

If you do not yet have an account, choose the second option.

Press Next to continue.

If you chose the first option above, the next page will prompt you to enter your email address and the password you entered on the De Novo Software web site when you registered.

If this is for a purchased copy, make sure to log in using the e-mail address of account that the purchased copy is registered to.

If you do not remember your password, enter your email address and press the I Forgot My Password button.

Press Next to continue.

Choose the configuration for your purchase from the list of available licenses.

Press Next to continue.

The configuration process is now complete.

Press Finish to launch FCS Express.

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Manually

Choose this option if you have received a configuration file via email, or in some other manner. You can always request your configuration file be emailed to you by logging in to your account.

 

When FCS Express starts up, it will detect whether or not a configuration file is present. If one does not exist, the Configuration File Setup Wizard will automatically appear.

Press Next to continue.

Choose the 3rd option, Using a configuration file I already received

Press Next to continue.

Type in the name of the file in the edit box highlighted in red, or press the folder icon (highlighted in blue) to select the config file from a file dialog.

Press Next to continue.

FCS Express has now copied the configuration file to the correct location.

Press Finish to launch FCS Express.

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Converting from Demo Configuration File to Purchased Configuration File

1. If your demo has not yet expired

2. If your demo has already expired

 

If your demo has not yet expired

In order to use this option, the computer you are installing the configuration file to must be connected to the internet.

Start up your demo copy of FCS Express. From the File tab, select System, then Change your Configuration.

This will launch the Configuration File Setup Wizard.

Press Next to continue.

To obtain your configuration file through your De Novo Software account, choose the first option.

Press Next to continue.

The next page will prompt you to enter your email address and the password you entered on the De Novo Software web site when you registered.

Since this is for your purchased copy, make sure to log in using the e-mail address of account that the purchased copy is registered to.

If you do not remember your password, enter your email address and press the I Forgot My Password button.

Press Next to continue.

Choose the configuration for your purchase from the list of available licenses.

Press Next to continue.

The configuration process is now complete.

Press Finish to launch FCS Express.

Final Step: Dongle Installation, Counter Codes, and the Internet Dongle

Dongles

Counter Codes

 

 

If your demo has already expired

In order to use this option, the computer you are installing the configuration file to must be connected to the internet.

If your demo of FCS Express has expired, you will be prompted to Check to see if my demo has been extended, Configure your purchase or to Select a configuration file I already received when opening FCS Express. Choose the radio button for Configure your purchase.

The next page will prompt you to enter your email address and the password you entered on the De Novo Software web site when you registered.

Since this is for your purchased copy, make sure to log in using the e-mail address of account that the purchased copy is registered to.

If you do not remember your password, enter your email address and press the I Forgot My Password button.

Press Next to continue.

Choose the configuration for your purchase from the list of available licenses.

Press Next to continue.

The configuration process is now complete.

Press Finish to launch FCS Express.

 

Final Step: Dongle Installation, Counter Codes, and the Internet Dongle

Dongles

Counter Codes