The standard install should work out of box as long as you setup your VPX emulator file/program/table folder locations.
some common items/suggestions:
v1.4 has a super duper new way of getting the table loaded. But on some 'slower' systems you may notice a desktop 'blink'. If your system is seeing the desktop with v1.4 do this:
This is different than a TV blank blink, if you TV goes/flahes completely black/blank (don't see desktop) then that is a hardware/GPU/TV setup issue. This is for if you see your actualy background desktop behind playfield blink.) in emulator setup:
vpx launch script in emulator setup replace/change the vpxstarter line to this.
START "" "[STARTDIR]Launch\VPXSTARTER.exe" 30 10 60 “Visual Pinball Player” 5
the last number will wait 5 seconds after VPX says “all good”. so you can play with the last number to your system.