Here are the steps for setting up a new laptop/notebook computer:
  1. Install HearAid 5.0 on the laptop using the installation CD
  2. Install the latest update from our web site on the laptop
  3. Log all users out of HearAid 5.0 on the network
  4. On the network server computer, go into Control Panel|Firebird 1.5 Server Manager
  5. Click the "Stop" button to stop the Firebird service
  6. Copy the ..\HearSoft\Database\HearAid.fdb file from the server into the C:\HearSoft\Database folder on the laptop
  7. On the server computer, go back into Control Panel|Firebird 1.5 Server Manager
  8. Click the "Start" button to start the Firebird service again
  9. Create a Desktop shortcut on the laptop pointing to the ..\HearSoft\HearAid 5.0\HearAid5.exe on the server and clearly label it so the user knows it connects to the network
  10. Clearly label the other HearAid 5.0 shortcut on the laptop Desktop so then user knows it connects to the local installation