Operating system: Windows 95, 95 OSR2, 98, or 98 SE, Windows ME,
Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Professional,
Memory: 32 MB for Windows 9x and ME, 64 MB for Windows NT and
128 MB for Windows 2000 and XP,
Processor: Pentium 100 MHz (or faster) processor,
Hard disk space: 2MB of free hard disk space.
To use this program you have to install it and connect the Pilot-6
to your computer. Please use a 9 pin to 9 pin or 9 pin to 25 pin null modem
cable to connect the Pilot-6 to your computer.
CAUTION: Always turn off all electrical power to the computer and to the Pilot-6 before connecting or disconnecting the RS-232 cable.
You can install the program either from CD or from web download.
To install from a CD, insert the CD-ROM. If autorun is enabled, the installer will begin automatically.
Otherwise, double-click the setup.exe file on the CD-ROM to start the setup program.
To install from a Web download, you will download the Companion_1_0_Setup.exe file
from this page by clicking the Download button above.
Double-click the file you downloaded and the installation will begin automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions in the setup program.
Setup program will copy program files to your hard drive and create shortcuts on the desktop and in the programs menu.
When you launch the program for the first time a 'settings' window will appear.
Select the name of the COM port to which you are connecting the Pilot-6 and press the OK button.