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How do I get the latest update to my version of Notation Musician or Notation Composer? Please note that versions prior to version 3 are no longer supported - please click here see our announcement [http://notation.kayako.com/Knowledgebase/Article/View/...
Immediately after installing your Notation Software product you should make a safe backup copy of your installation. We have seen increasing requests for redownloads because customers are not following this simple procedure. As a result we at Notation So...
You can create a desktop shortcut by doing the following on your Mac: 1. Open Finder by clicking the icon on the bottom far left of your screen. 2. In the Search field, type "composer.exe" (or "musician.exe") without the quotation marks, and be sure to c...
Starting with version 3 of our software you can get your free updates by visiting our page at www.notation.com/UpgradeOrder.php [http://www.notation.com/UpgradeOrder.php] * Enter your email address, and click OK. * Select the product for which you w...
Dear Musicians, There are quite a few long-time customers who use and like the old software versions of Notation Software. For many years we have provided support back to very early versions of our software. However, due to the obsolescence of those pro...
If you have received your download link via email, but you get an error message that says "The final validation of your redownload of the Notation Software product has failed", then the problem is likely to be that your email program's font has replace th...
Occasionally this error message will come up during installation if the setup file is on a memory stick. If you are trying to install the software from a memory stick, please try copying the setup file to your computer's hard drive. Then install th...
Some email services have tightened their regulations on sending links via email. When you make a purchase from Notation Software, you should receive (1) a receipt email from Plimus (2) a "preliminary" email from Notation Software that does not contain any...
We are pleased to offer our software to Mac users with the version 3.0.2 release and following. For full details please see our page at www.notation.com/MAC.php
Sometimes antivirus software will display a "false positive" for executable (.exe) files. This "false positive", or reporting a problem when there is not really a virus, is mainly due to extra vigilance on the part of the antivirus software detection. It ...
We are happy to provide a method for our customers to redownload your purchased software. By visiting our Redownload [1]page (www.notation.com/Redownload.php [2]), you can have your download link emailed to your registered email address any time. Somet...
Yes, all Notation software products (Player, Musician, and Composer) are compatible with Windows 8 and earlier versions of Windows back to Windows XP.
Please contact us for the latest version in your purchased series of Notation Composer or Musician. The instructions for doing so are at: www.notation.com/Redownload.php [http://www.notation.com/Redownload.htm]
Some common problems that might prevent the setup program from working are: 1. Anti-virus program might intervene. Try temporarily disabling it while installing Notation products. 2. Anti-spyware program might intervene. Try temporarily disabling i...
If the Notation setup program starts, but does not successfully complete, and offers no error messages, this might be due to a conflict with anti-virus software installed on your system. In this case, temporarily turn off the anti-virus software when yo...
This article explains what to do if the setup program for MidiNotate/Notation/Musician/Composer fails with the error message: 0x80070725: Incompatible version of the RPC stub. Setup will now terminate. For information on how to resolve this problem, ...
If the Notation product setup program fails to download after just a few seconds, it is quite likely that this is not your first attempt to download the file. Perhaps you tried to download the setup file once before, but the download was interrupted by...
Please do the following: Connect a USB cable between your computer and the MIDI USB interface. Connect one or two MIDI cables between the MIDI USB interface and your MIDI keyboard. If you have not done so already, install the MIDI device dri...
When you upgrade the version of Windows on your computer, the name of the MIDI device for your sound card may change. All Notation products will expect to find the MIDI device with the old names. When it cannot find the old MIDI device, the software wil...
When you installed your Notation product, you may have chosen an option to "associate" it with MIDI .mid and Karaoke .kar files. "Associate" means that this program will be used to open the file when you double-click a file name, or right-click a file na...
To correct this problem, first uninstall the trial version as follows: In the Windows Start menu, choose Settings / Control Panel. In the Control Panel, choose Add / Remove Programs, and select Notation Musician (Composer) for removal. After uninst...
The Notation setup program might display this error message: The music font (named 'Harmony') could not be installed. If Notation does not display notes and other music symbols then please visit out web site FAQ page... This problem may occur if prior to...
Install the MidiSport USB driver if you have not already done so. Make sures that the MidiSport USB adapter is connected via its cable to the USB port of your computer. Run your Notation product. Choose the MIDI Device Conf...
If your MIDI setup consists simply of a soundcard such as SoundBlaster Live!, then Notation should automatically detect the soundcard and make it available to you as an "output device". You should be able to immediately play MIDI files that you have open...
(Please note that this question is for the now obsolete product MidiNotate, not for newer versions of Notation software products.) The MidiNotate Backup Utility included with MidiNotate has been reported to be unreliable both when backing up the softwa...
For version 2 and previous: If your system has a writeable CD-ROM drive, or ZIP drive, or other means to storing relatively large (6 to 13Mb) files, then you can copy the NotationMusician263Setup.exe or NotationComposer263Setup.exe directly to the CD-ROM,...
If the NotationMusician20TrialSetup.exe or full version NotationMusician20Setup.exe program (or corresponding Composer file) abnormally terminates as soon as you run it, the error message might be this:"The contents of this file cannot be unpacked. The ex...
The procedure for installing Notation products is the same for both the trial version and full purchased version of Notation products, except for the first step below. If you are installing the full version of a Notation product, and the trial ve...
When you order any Notation product, you will be sent an email with instructions for downloading your specific registered copy of the software. If you purchased MidiNotate or some other MidiNotate/Notation product sometime in the past and need to redow...
A free 30-day trial version of Notation Musician or Composer is available at this web page: http://www.notation.com/Download.htm
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