Windows Computers

Installing Electric Quilt 8 for PC

  1. Download your “Electric Quilt 8 Setup.exe” file.
    1. Log into your account on ElectricQuilt.com: https://electricquilt.com/online-shop/account/
    2. Click on the “My Downloads” link.
    3. Click on the “Download File” link that appears to the right of your Electric Quilt 8 for PC purchase.
    4. Wait for your Download to complete. Depending on your internet connection, this could take 20 minutes or longer.
  2. Double click your “Electric Quilt 8 Setup.exe” file to open it.
  3. In the “Electric Quilt 8 – InstallAware Wizard” window that appears, follow the on screen directions to install Electric Quilt 8.

Uninstalling Electric Quilt 8 for PC

Windows 10

  1. Right click on the Windows button windows.
  2. In the menu that appears, click “Apps and Features”.
  3. Click “Electric Quilt 8” once to select it.
  4. Click the “Uninstall” button that appears under “Electric Quilt 8” in the list.
  5. In the “Electric Quilt 8 – InstallAware Wizard” window that appears, follow the on screen directions to uninstall EQ7.

Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right click on the Windows button windows.
  2. In the menu that appears, click “Control Panel”.
  3. In the “Control Panel” window that appears, find the the “View By” box at the top right. Change the View to “Large Icons”.
  4. Double click “Programs and Features”.
  5. In the list of programs installed on the computer, find “Electric Quilt 8”.
  6. Click “Electric Quilt 8” once to select it.
  7. Click the “Uninstall” option in the bar at the top of the program list.
  8. In the “Electric Quilt 8 – InstallAware Wizard” window that appears, follow the on screen directions to uninstall EQ7.

Windows 7

  1. Click on the Start button windows7.
  2. In the menu that appears, click “Control Panel”.
  3. In the “Control Panel” window that appears, find the the “View By” box at the top right. Change the View to “Large Icons”.
  4. Double click “Programs and Features”.
  5. In the list of programs installed on the computer, find “Electric Quilt 8”.
  6. Click “Electric Quilt 8” once to select it.
  7. Click the “Uninstall” option in the bar at the top of the program list.
  8. In the “Electric Quilt 8 – InstallAware Wizard” window that appears, follow the on screen directions to uninstall EQ7.

Mac Computers

Installing Electric Quilt 8 for Mac

  1. Obtain your “Electric_Quilt_8_Setup.dmg” file.
    1. Log into your account on ElectricQuilt.com:
      https://electricquilt.com/online-shop/account/
    2. Click on the “My Downloads” link.
    3. Click on the “Download File” link that appears to the right of your Electric Quilt 8 for Mac purchase.
    4. Wait for your Download to complete. Depending on your internet connection, this could take 20 minutes or longer.
  2. Double click your “Electric_Quilt_8_Setup.dmg” file to open it.
  3. In the “Electric Quilt 8 Setup” window that appears, click, hold, and drag the Electric Quilt 8 icon on to the Applications Folder icon that is in this window.
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  4. Wait for Electric Quilt 8 to finish copying to the Applications folder.
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  5. Electric Quilt 8 can be opened by double clicking the application in your “Applications” folder.

Uninstalling Electric Quilt for Mac

  1. Open Electric Quilt 8.
  2. Click Help > Deactivate EQ8 on this Computer and respond YES to messages.
  3. Obtain your “Electric_Quilt_8_Setup.dmg” file.
    1. Log into your account on ElectricQuilt.com:
      https://electricquilt.com/online-shop/account/
    2. Click on the “My Downloads” link.
    3. Click on the “Download File” link that appears to the right of your Electric Quilt 8 for Mac purchase.
    4. Wait for your Download to complete. Depending on your internet connection, this could take 20 minutes or longer.
  4. Double-click onĀ “Electric_Quilt_8_Setup.dmg”
  5. In the “Electric Quilt 8 Setup” window that appears, double-click the “Uninstall EQ8” icon.