Here's how to install PDS Ministry Scheduler 8. Once you verify that your computer meets the system requirements, you can install the program.
 

Installation Instructions

If you're upgrading from PDS Ministry Scheduler Version 7, back up your program data.

  


In order to download PDS programs online, you must be enrolled in the Preferred Client Program.

  1. Go to the PDS Downloads page in the PDS Client Portal.
  2. Locate and click Ministry Scheduler 8 Full Install.
  3. Click Download, then save the file to your desktop.
  4. On your desktop, double-click the file MinistryScheduler8Setup.exe.
  5. In the Setup wizard, click Next.
  6. Read the License Agreement. If you accept the terms of the agreement, select I Accept the EULA Terms and click Next.
  7. Select the folders where you want to install the program and data files. The folder paths cannot exceed 60 characters in length.
  8. Click Next.
  9. After the installation is complete, click Finish.
  10. Return to your desktop. Double-click the icon to open the program and follow the on-screen instructions.

    If you need help using the program, click the question mark icon in the upper right corner of the program or press the F1 key on your keyboard.



  1. Insert the installation CD in your computer's CD drive. The PDS Ministry Scheduler window displays.

    If the installation window does not open automatically, locate the Setup.exe file on the CD, and double-click to start it.


  2. Under Install the Program on This Computer, click Setup.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Read the License Agreement. If you accept the terms of the agreement, select I Accept the EULA Terms and click Next.
  5. Select the folder where you want to install the program and data files, and click Next.
  6. After the installation is complete, click Finish.
  7. Return to the menu of your choice, or exit the installer.
  8. Open the program and follow any on-screen instructions that display.

    If you need help using the program, click the question mark icon in the upper right corner of the program or press F1 on your keyboard.


 

Checking for Updates

After you install your program, check for the most recent version. On the File menu, click Check for Program Update. Any time a new update is available, you can check for it here.

If you have multiple workstations, all computers must be upgraded at the same time.