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MotionGenesis Kane: Multiuser 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   InstallMotionGenesisToCDrivePC.exe
  2. On your computer,   find   the downloaded file   InstallMotionGenesisToCDrivePC.exe.
  3. On your computer, double-click on   InstallMotionGenesisToCDrivePC.exe   and   install.
    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."
  4. On your computer, change to the folder (directory)   C:\MotionGenesis.
    From within that folder,   double-click on   MotionGenesisStartHere.
    The MotionGenesis™ Kane program should start with a   BLUE   (not black)   background.
  5. Software license problems ?    (if not skip this item) .
    • A.   Ensure the MotionGenesis   USER   is the person logged into the computer.
            Note: 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   N
            Instead, at the MotionGenesis line prompt, type   LicenseNetwork
    • D.   Enter a single letter   n - s   for license version (e.g., Student or Professional).
    • 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.
    • 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   C:\MotionGenesis   folder.
    • L.   Redo steps   #4,   #5A,   #5B   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, ....
  6. To quit, type   exit   at the MotionGenesis™ line prompt.
  7. End-user and/or computer/IT administrators are responsible for all computer security.
    We recommend the software be installed on a computer/account with restricted privileges as all users who access the software may have privileges at least equal to the account under which the software is installed. All users who access the software must have read/write privileges for the file MGLicense.txt.
    For a MotionGenesis server/network version, multiple computer accounts (or people) need access to the file MGLicense.txt. To change read/write permissions for MGLicense.txt, consider the following.
    • Navigate to C:\MotionGenesis (the folder containing MGLicense.txt).
    • Right-click on the file MGLicense.txt and select "Properties" from the context menu.
    • Click on the "Security" tab.
    • Click on "Users" from the "Group or user names" section and
      press the "Edit" button to open the "Edit Permissions" window.
    • Check the "Allow" checkbox under the "Full Control" option to
      enable all users to read and write the file MGLicense.txt.
    • Press "OK" to save the changes.

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  8. 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   InstallMotionGenesisToCDrivePC.exe,   try the following:
1.   Right-click on   InstallMotionGenesisToCDrivePC.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   InstallMotionGenesisToCDrivePC.exe
If there is a 32/64-bit problem with   MotionGenesis.exe,   try the following:
1.   Go to your computer's   MotionGenesis folder,   usually at at C:\MotionGenesis
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