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1.3 Installation of Showcontroller | Manual

For always providing the latest software version, there is no installation CD included ind elivery of the Showcontroller software package.For always providing the latest software version, there is no installation CD included ind elivery of the Showcontroller software package.The latest installer of the full version can be found on the showcontroller website HERE.

The full version only works with a license dongle connected!

To test the sofwtare, a Demo version of Shocontroller can be downloaded HERE. The Demo version has all features of the full version but just does not support output to hardware DACs.


Start the installer after having downloaded the software package. Showcontroller is installed in two steps. First, Showcontroller is instlled including all tools and corresponding DLLs. The installer suggests a standard install directory, usually this "C:\Program Files(x86)\Showcontroller"
Second, the folder for saving user data is created. Standard suggested destination for the User data is the Desktop. The path to this directory is written to the Windows registry by the installer. The showeditor programs refer to this path.
It is not possible to just move that folder after the installation has been completed. The software will not work properly.

After the installation has finshed, the most important Shortcuts to the Showcontroller programs can be found at the desktop. More Showcontroller programs can be accessed through the start menu.

Fix errors during installation

Missing mfc100.dll
If an errors with "missing mfc100.dll" shows up during program start, the "Visual Studio 2010 Runtime" needs to be installed. This software package of Microsoft contains all missing DLLs: https://www.microsoft.com/de-de/download/details.aspx?id=555

Error jmlaser.dll
"Error jmlaser.dll" indicates that the computer does not know or cannot handle the signature of the jmlaser.dll. The DLLs are signed to prevent manipulation. To obtain the correct certificate, it is necessary to connect the computer to the internet for some minutes to update the security library.

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