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Install AutoCount Express

 

Installing AutoCount Express version 1.8 on a standalone computer

Step 1:  Download the setup file from the following link:
Step 2:  Run the downloaded ExpressSetup.exe program.
Step 3:  In the ‘Choose an Installation Type’ window, select ‘Standalone Installation’ before clicking the ‘Next’ button.
Step 4:  In the End User License Agreement window, click the ‘I accept the terms of the End User License Agreement’ before clicking ‘Next’. If you wish to install the 64-bit version, select the ‘Install AutoCount Express 64-bit’ option before clicking ‘Next’.
Step 5:  The installer will start downloading the necessary component files to complete the installation. When it is done, it will start the installation of each component. Just follow the instructions in the installer window for each component to complete the installation.

Installing AutoCount Express version 1.8 on a server

Step 1:  Download the setup file from the following link:
Step 2:  Run the downloaded ExpressSetup.exe program.
Step 3:  In the ‘Choose an Installation Type’ window, select ‘Network Installation’ and ‘Server Installation’ before clicking ‘Next’.
Step 4:  In the next window, select the type of SQL Server version you wish to install, the instance name for your installation and if you wish to automate the SQL Server installation (in other words, no user input is entered during its installation)
Step 5:  The installer will start downloading the necessary component files to complete the installation. When it is done, it will start the installation of each component. Just follow the instructions in the installer window for each component to complete the installation.

Installing AutoCount Express version 1.8 on a workstation

Step 1:  Download the setup file from the following link:
Step 2:  Run the downloaded ExpressSetup.exe program.
Step 3:  In the ‘Choose an Installation Type’ window, select ‘Network Installation’ and ‘Client Program Installation’ before clicking ‘Next’.
Step 4:  In the End User License Agreement window, click the ‘I accept the terms of the End User License Agreement’ before clicking ‘Next’. If you wish to install the 64-bit version, select the ‘Install AutoCount Express 64-bit’ option before clicking ‘Next’.
Step 5:  The installer will start downloading the necessary component files to complete the installation. When it is done, it will start the installation of each component. Just follow the instructions in the installer window for each component to complete the installation.

Starting AutoCount Express 1.8

Step 1:  Click on the AutoCount Express 1.8 icon on your desktop to start the application.
Step 2:  If you previously have installed AutoCount Express and removed it or now upgrading from AutoCount Express version 1.5/1.6, continue to  step 3 . If you are doing a new installation, proceed to  step 6 .
Step 3:  You will see a listing of existing account book in the login screen. Select which account book you wish to login into and enter your login detail before proceeding to login.
Step 4:  You will be prompted to upgrade the existing account book to a newer version. You can execute a backup before doing so. Choose ‘Yes’ to continue with the upgrade and ‘Yes’ again to confirm that you wish to upgrade your account book.
Step 5:  When the upgrade is done, you will see the main window of AutoCount Express version 1.8. Congratulations, you completed the installation (and upgrade) of AutoCount Express version 1.8.
Step 6:  You will be prompted with 4 options on how you wish to setup your AutoCount Express account book.
1. It is highly recommended for first time users who wish to learn more about AutoCount Express to select the 4th option which is ‘Install a sample account book’. This option will allow you to test the functionality of AutoCount Express with some data already preloaded for you.
2. If you wish to have a blank account book to experiment around or begin your accounting work, you may use the 1st option which is ‘Create a new account book’.
3. If you wish to connect to an existing account book, be it in the current machine or on another machine over the network or Internet, select ‘Attach an existing account book’.
4. If you have a backup of an account book you wish to restore into this installation, just use the ‘Restore an account book’ option.
Whichever option you have selected, just follow the instructions you are provided to complete the setup. When you are done with the setup (and account book upgrade, if the account book is not the latest version), you will see the main window of AutoCount Express version 1.8. Congratulations, you completed the installation (and upgrade) of AutoCount Express version 1.8.