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Software Download > RDC-i700 update 2.21: Procedure for the Explorer plug-in

This manual explains the procedure for upgrading the Windows Explorer plug-in for the RDC-i700. The following procedure has three steps:

1. Preparation
2. Uninstalling the Explorer plug-in
3. Installing the new software

Update procedure
1. Preparation
Obtain the latest version of the Explorer plug-in from the download page. The driver will require at least 6MB of free disk space. Download the file to your PC and extract it.

2. Uninstalling the Explorer plug-in
Before installing this update, it is necessary to uninstall the previous version. (Note: The uninstall procedure will start automatically if you install the newest version without manually uninstalling the previous version.)
1. Close all applications first. (For RDC-i700 USB/serial processing, click the icon above the task bar at the bottom of the screen to display the dialog box. The process is complete when you close the box.
2. Click the right mouse button on the RDC-i700 icon in the Explorer folder and click the "Disconnect" from the submenu.
3. Open "Add/Remove Programs" in the Control Panel.
4. Choose "RDC-i700 Explorer Plug-In" and click the "Add/Remove" button. The software will be uninstalled.
5. After uninstallation, a restart message appears. Click “Done” and restart your PC.

3. Installing the new software
1. Open the folder where the software was downloaded.
2. Disk 1 to Disk 3 folders are displayed. Double-click the Setup.exe file in the Disk 1 folder to start the installation.
3. You will see a language selection window. Click the “OK” button. This will start the installation Wizard.

4. Click the “Next” button in the window that follows.
5. Click "Next" if you want to accept the default installation folder or "Browse" if you want to select another folder for the installation.

6. On the Setup Type screen, select "Typical" and click "Next" to accept the standard installation (recommended for the average user) or select "Custom" and click "Next" to customize your installation (recommended for advanced users).

7. On the Select Program Folder screen, click "Next" to accept the default folder (recommended) or select a folder of your choice.

8. The Setup Status screen will monitor the progress of your installation. When the "insert disk" prompt appears, simply replace the "...DISK1" with "...DISK2" and click "OK".

9. This is the completion window. Click the “Finish” button to complete the installation. An RDC-i700 icon will be created in the Explorer folder display once installation is complete.

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