New Installation Instructions: Non-Admin Users
These instructions assume you are downloading and installing SnapKast for the first time. As part of your purchase you have received email instructions along with a software license.
Important Message for Microsoft Vista Users:
SnapKast is installed for Non-Admin users as follows:
Please download the installer from here.
Launch the installer program.
Select I accept the agreement and click Next.
Some parts of SnapKast require administrative privileges to install.
Since you are running the SnapKast installer with a user account that
does not have administrative privileges, please enter the username of
an Admin user. You will be prompted for the password later. Then
Click Next to accept the default destination location.
Click Next to accept the default menu folder.
Click Next to start the installation.
The installer will start extracting files.
If a new SnapKastSVG printer needs to be installed for slide conversions, please follow these steps. Otherwise, you may skip to here.
Once the SVG printer installation is complete, click OK.
Now the SVG slide conversion process is tested. This will launch
PowerPoint in the background. Please answer Yes or No
to proceed. Typical answer is Yes. However, if you had PowerPoint
running prior to this installation, you may wish to answer No.
If the installer determines that you need Java installed, please follow these steps. Otherwise you may skip to here.
Click OK to start the Java installation.
You are prompted to enter the password for the Admin you entered
above; be sure to hit the
Enter key after entering the password.
Please do not click OK
until the Java install is complete.
Select Typical setup and click Accept
The Java install may take several minutes.
Click Finish once Java is installed.
Now you may click OK to complete the SnapKast installation.
If a new SnapKastSVG printer driver was installed (as
above, then you should reboot you computer
by clicking Finish.
Once your computer reboots you should see a new desktop shortcut.
You may double click this icon to start SnapKast.
If you need to enter your license information, then please proceed to the License Activation Instructions.