Problem updating PowerCADD 9.1.2 under Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9
I updated to Mac OS? X Mavericks 10.9 before I updated my copy of PowerCADD to 9.1.3. Now what?
- PowerCADD version 9.1.2
- Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9 (10.9.2 or newer recommended)
Okay, so you missed our related article about updating your copy of PowerCADD 9.1.2 before you upgraded to Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks. You've read the instructions in the update email you received from Engineered Software Technical Support about how to update your version of PowerCADD - problem is you tried going to
Please note, update instructions are provided by Engineered Software (or your regional International Distributor) that include very specific steps along with passwords and log in identification information. Our note here does NOT include that information, rather it's just a summary on how to get the updater application to work. You should reference the PowerCADD update email that you received for the specific log in information and any specific instructions not covered here.
What To Do:
You can get direct access to the
Caution: As is typical before running any software application update or upgrade - always make a backup - of your current copy of PowerCADD before performing any update.
To Run the
- Quit PowerCADD 9.1.2 if it's already running
- Open the PowerCADD Application folder. It should be located at:
Applications Folder → PowerCADD
- Locate the item named
PowerCADD.app Right+Click(or press Control key + click) on the item named PowerCADD.app
Show Package Contentsfrom the Contextual Menu
- Click to navigate to the following folder
Contents → Mac OS
- In there you'll see an application titled
ES Updater.app- Double click that application
- Follow the update instructions you received via email to correctly log in and update your copy of PowerCADD 9.1.2
Good News Shortcut for Canadian users: If you're a registered PowerCADD user in Canada just contact Evoy and Associates (www.evoy.com) and they have a terrific email that gives you a one click solution with no need to fiddle around with the steps noted above!
So, in short even if you jumped the gun and upgraded to Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks before updating PowerCADD from 9.1.2 to 9.1.3, all isn't lost Just follow the steps and you'll be up and running faster than it took us to write this article!
We hope that helps
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