To install BibleWorks 10 from media (USB drive) under
Windows, please follow these steps:
If you have any earlier version of BibleWorks, please
uninstall it before installing BibleWorks. You can uninstall BibleWorks in the
Windows Control Panel. Restart the computer when the uninstall is complete.
When you uninstall an earlier version of BibleWorks, the original BibleWorks
folder will remain. Any note files, user-created databases or other
user-created files will remain in this folder so you can later transfer them to
To start installation of BibleWorks, please do the following:
Plug in the USB
flash drive (or, if you have DVDs, insert DVD #1 into the drive).
Windows logo key + e on your keyboard (Win + E). This opens a File Explorer
Under the icon This PC (Windows
8 & 10) or Computer (Windows 7), browse to the drive named BW10DISK1
(or BW10DVD1) and click on it to see the contents.
Double-click the Setup
(or setup.exe) application:
A User Account
Control dialog box may open requesting permission to continue. Click Continue
to begin the installation.
Once the installation has begun, follow the
instructions in each of the BibleWorks – InstallShield Wizard windows that
appear. You will be prompted periodically to change disks. If you choose to do
a CUSTOM installation, some disks may be skipped if their elements were not
selected for installation.
During the installation, you will be asked to enter the
BibleWorks Activation Code appearing on the cover of this guide (or sent to you
via email) and the Activation Codes for any additional modules that you have
purchased (that have come by email). Module Activation Codes are entered after you first enter the
BibleWorks Activation Code and then click the Copy to List button for
each code. Please note that entering the Activation Codes in this step does not
activate BibleWorks or its modules. Activation is accomplished in step 3 below.
Optional add-on modules can be installed either now
with the main program, or later (by re-running this step). These add-on modules
require activation codes which must be purchased separately.
When the installation is complete, you will be prompted
to restart the computer.
For network installations and other installations,
please visit http://www.bibleworks.com/faq . Alternatively, within BibleWorks you
can click on Help | BibleWorks on the Internet | Get support.
Start BibleWorks by double-clicking on the BibleWorks
desktop icon. Note that BibleWorks must be activated within 14 days of
installation or the program will cease to function. The activation screen will
appear automatically the first time you run BibleWorks. To activate follow the
onscreen instructions. If the program does not activate by Internet, please
click the Run in Trial Mode button, follow step 4 below, and then click
the Activate by Internet button
After installation and activation are complete, you can
begin using the program. BibleWorks normally opens with a Register BibleWorks
window. The Register BibleWorks window is a reminder of the benefits of
registering your product.
Tutorial videos are available online through the Help
menu in BibleWorks.Those new to BibleWorks will benefit greatly from these
We strongly suggest that you apply any available
BibleWorks updates before proceeding. Updates and additional resources may have
become available since your BibleWorks installation media was manufactured.
Updates can be selected and downloaded from within
BibleWorks. To download any available updates, go to the main menu and select
| Check for Updates
This will open the BibleWorks updater. Follow the
on-screen instructions to update your BibleWorks installation. The Recommended
Updates should be applied by all users.
5. After you install BibleWorks, please download and read the Quick-Start Guide here for instructions on the basic use of BibleWorks.
Last updated: MT/August 21, 2015