How to Install and Upgrade
to PayMaker 4.5
You will need to purchase an upgraded
license for PayMaker 4.5. Your PayMaker 4 License file will not work.
Install Pay Maker 4.5
Make sure that no other applications are running.
Insert the PayMaker installation disk into
your CD-ROM drive. The Pay Maker installation should automatically run.
If the installation does not automatically
start then use Windows Explorer to open the CD. Double click AutoPlay or
index.htm to start installation.
Follow the onscreen instructions.
When installation is complete, you will see
a message telling you that you have installed Pay Maker successfully.
icon will be created for PayMaker. This may be used to easily launch PayMaker.
Before you start using PayMaker 4.5, upgrade your data file.
Upgrading Data Files
Install PayMaker 4.5 first before carrying
out the following steps.
Create a back up of the new PayMaker 4.5 data file.
Go to the main screen of PayMaker 4.5. The name and location of the data
file will be in the bottom right hand corner of the Main Menu.
Go to the folder where the new data file is located. (usually
"C:\Program Files\PayMaker 4_5").
Copy the data file. Paste this file in the same folder and rename it.
Upgrade data file
Before you start the Upgrade process,
you must know where your old data file is. If you are not sure, start
the old version of PayMaker. The name and location of the data file will
be in the bottom right hand corner of the Main Menu.
Go to "C:\Program Files\PayMaker 4_5" folder
Open the data file by double-clicking on
Press the 'CTRL' key and 'U' on the
A confirmation screen will ask if you want
to upgrade your PayMaker data file. Click Yes to upgrade.
Use the next screen that opens to find the
data file that you used with the old version of PayMaker.
The application will automatically carry
out the upgrade for you. When the upgrade is completed, close the data
file. This data file now contains your upgraded data.
Start PayMaker by clicking on the desktop
shortcut for PayMaker. The data file will be automatically loaded.
Registering your copy of PayMaker
When PayMaker is started for the first
time, a demo screen will be displayed.
Click Run Demo if you want to use PayMaker
without registering. There are some restrictions when the program is run in demo
To register your copy of Pay Maker, you
will need to purchase a registration file. This will either be e-mailed to you
or supplied with your installation CD. (The registration file will have the
extension PRF e.g. standss.prf)
Copy the registration file to the Pay Maker
directory (normally "C:\Program Files\PayMaker 4_5").
Start PayMaker 4.5.
Click Register button to start the
registration process. The registration screen will be displayed.
Enter the name (with full path) of the
registration file on "Page 2". Alternatively, click the Browse button to locate
the registration file yourself.
Click Finish to complete registration.