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MotionGenesis Kane: Installation and
licensing for PC/Windows computers
MotionGenesis: F=ma FAQ
Contact Motion Genesis  if one of the following steps could not be completed  (provide the step #).
Note: Sometimes security warnings are issued when installing or starting the software.

  1. Click here to download   InstallMotionGenesisToFolderPC.exe   to your computer.
  2. On your computer, double-click on the installer file  InstallMotionGenesisToFolderPC.exe
    Click  here  if you get the message: "This app can't run on your PC. To find the version for your PC, check with the software publisher."
  3. On your computer, change to the MotionGenesis folder
    From within that folder, double-click on  MotionGenesisStartHere.
    The program should start with a  BLUE  (not black)  background.
  4. Software license problems ?   (if not skip this item) .
    • A.   Ensure the MotionGenesis  USER  is the person logged into the computer.
            MotionGenesis™ Kane is usually licensed to a single user.
    • B.   The license agreement should appear.   Type  Y  (YES)  if you agree.
    • C.   Respond to:   "Do you want to request a license?   (Y/N):"     by typing   Y
            If this question does not appear, type  License  at the MotionGenesis line prompt.
    • D.   Enter a single letter  a - f  for license version (e.g., Student or Professional).
            For multiuser network/server, enter a letter   n - s  (requires a pre-negotiated special license).
    • E.   Enter a  number  (e.g., 1 or 2)   for license duration in years.
    • F.   Enter your name and the name of your organization/school (or "Home" or "None").
    • G.   Use your mouse to  HIGHLIGHT  the on-screen ComputerID.
    • H.   Press  ENTER  to copy the on-screen ComputerID to the computer's clipboard.
    • I.   Paste  that ComputerID into an e-mail to  MotionGenesis  (e.g., use Ctrl-V to paste).
    • J.   Within a few days, receive an  e-mail  from MotionGenesis with an attached file  MGLicense.txt.
            If not, resend your e-mail license request to   MotionGenesis and perhaps call us.
    • K.   Move the file  MGLicense.txt  to your computer's  MotionGenesis  folder.
    • L.   Redo steps  #3#4A#4B#4C  above.
    • M.   If any on-screen licensing error messages appear, please send them to   MotionGenesis .
             Note: Request a new license if you change your ComputerName, UserName, computer hardware/OS, ....
  5. To quit, type  exit  at the MotionGenesis™ line prompt.
  6. Do some of the two minute  Get-Started exercises.

If you encounter problems, please see:   MotionGenesis Installation and License Video

This app can't run on your PC. To find the version for your PC, check with the software publisher.
If you get this error it may be due to a corrupt or incomplete install file.
Re-download  the installation file.   Most time, this fixes the problem (the installer is approximately 14 MB).
If there is a 32/64-bit problem with  InstallMotionGenesisToFolderPC.exe,   try the following:
1.   Right-click on  InstallMotionGenesisToFolderPC.exe
2.   From the pull-down menu, select  Properties.
3.   Click the  Compatibility  tab.
4.   Check the box that says   "Run this program in compatibility mode for"
5.   Choose:   "Windows XP Service Pack 3"
6.   Again run the installer by double-clicking on  InstallMotionGenesisToFolderPC.exe
If there is a 32/64-bit problem with  MotionGenesis.exe,  try the following:
1.   Go to your computer's   MotionGenesis folder.
2.   Right-click on  MotionGenesis.exe
3.   From the pull-down menu, select  Properties.
4.   Click the  Compatibility  tab.
5.   Check the box that says   "Run this program in compatibility mode for"
6.   Choose:   "Windows XP Service Pack 3"
7.   Again run the program by double-clicking on  MotionGenesis.exe