Pastel Accounting Partner requires a computer equipped with a DVD-ROM.
- Place the DVD in the DVD-ROM drive. The DVD should start up immediately.
- Click on PRODUCT INSTALLS.
- Move your mouse over the product names until the one you require lights up. Note the logo for that product will form while the mouse is on the product name.
- Click on the relevant product name. The Install Shield Wizard will now install.
- When the Install Shield has finished installing click next.
- The Licence Agreement screen will display.
- After reading through the Agreement click on the option “’I accept the terms of the licence agreement.”. If you do not follow this option the programme will not continue loading.
Note: There is an option to print out the agreement if you so wish.
- Click on Next. The Setup Type screen displays.
- If you want to install additional languages or language specific demo companies, select the Custom option.
If you wish your software to load to a different drive click on the browse button and select the required drive.
- Click on Next. This screen shows you what drive the software is going to be installed to and what database engine is installed.
Pastel uses the Pervasive database engine which other software may also make use of. If an existing installation of Pervasive is present the Pastel installation will not replace Pervasive because it may render other software unusable. Should you encounter this situation you should first check the compatibility of the Pervasive version with your other software products.
- Click on Next to continue with the installation.
- After the files have successfully copied the following message displays. “Yes, I want to restart my computer now ”.
- Click on Finish. If you do not select this option and click Finish.
- Click on Exit to complete the Setup. You will still require to restart your computer before you begin using Pastel Partner xxx.
You have now completed an installation for a new computer. From time to time Pastel releases upgrades of their software. It is a good idea to update your system regularly as these upgrades contain enhancements and fixes which will streamline your continued use of the software.
You will notice that the Pastel Partner xxx icon appears on your desktop.
We will now double click on this icon to launch the programme.