Chapter 1 | System Requirements and Installation
Minimum Hardware Requirements
CPU: Pentium 1 GHz RAM 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
Video: OpenGL or DirectX compatible video card
See Recommended Hardware page for more information.
Operating System Requirements
In order to install Virtual CRASH 3, you must have the following operating system with Microsoft Internet Explorer version 8.0 or higher on your computer:
Microsoft Windows 98,
Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition,
Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me),
Microsoft Windows NT 4 (Workstation or Server) with Service Pack 6a,
Microsoft Windows 2000 (Professional, Server, or Advanced Server) with the latest Windows service pack and critical updates available from the Microsoft Security Web site,
Microsoft Windows XP (Home or Professional),
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 family,
Microsoft Windows Vista,
Microsoft Windows 7,
Microsoft Windows 8.
Microsoft Windows 10
User Input Devices
Virtual CRASH requires both a 2-button mouse with scroll wheel, as well as a keyboard. Keyboards are primarily used for combined keystroke and click combinations, such as with using the <Shift>, <Ctrl> and <Alt>.
There are two ways to install the program:
From installation disk / key: If you have the installation disk / key, run the installation file that is located on disk.
From the Internet: Go to www.vcrashusa.com. Register for the free trial version and download from the provided link.
The following steps will show how to install Virtual CRASH 3.
After downloading the Virtual CRASH 3 executable, launch the application on your local machine. The application window appears with the hardware and software requirements. Press the "Accept" button to start the installation.
Press next again to start installation.
Select the location where the program is to be installed. You can also specify the specific user who will have access to the installer.
Click on "Next" to get to the next window, which indicates that the installer is ready to install. English language users will see: "The installer is ready to install Virtual CRASH 3 on your computer."
Once again, click "Next" to start the installation program. Within a few minutes, depending on the performance of your computer, installation is complete. At the end of the installation, a new window will open to notify you that the installation was successful. For English language users, you will see the statement "Virtual CRASH 3 has been successfully installed" appear.
Click on "close" to exit the installation support program.
Starting the program menu and function
A USB key (dongle) is required to start the full version of Virtual CRASH. Windows should automatically install the required drivers for the dongle on first use; however, in some rare cases this automated process may malfunction and installation of the drivers may not properly complete. In this case, the USB driver must be reinstalled.
STEPS TO REINSTALL USB DRIVERS
1. Remove the faulty driver:
Open the "Start / Start" then "Control Panel / Control Panel" and click "Utility Manager / Device Manager." Open the "USB Controller / USB Controllers" and right click on SafeNet USB SuperPro / UltraPro. In the menu, click "Remove / Uninstall."
2. Driver reinstall:
At this step, it is assumed that the program Virtual CRASH is already installed. Find the location where you installed the program, open the subfolder Sentinel, and find the file superpro.exe. For example: C: \ Program Files \ vizi \ Virtual CRASH XX \ sentinel \ superpro766.exe
Run this application to reinstall the USB driver.
You can find an example of this process here:
LAUNCHING THE PROGRAM
The program can be launched by clicking on the symbol that during the installation created on the desktop or via "Start menu / Start".
If your machine is connected to the Internet when you start the program, the program will automatically ask you if you would like to update should an update be available. If you click "Yes / Yes," Virtual CRASH will automatically download and install the needed files.
During the update process, a window is opened as shown below, where the update contents are shown and stored in the root directory of the program. After finishing the upgrade, click "OK" to close this window.
After the update has completed, run the program again. The date of last update is indicated in the top line of the program.
You can find an example of the update below:
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