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 ====== 1. Installation ====== ====== 1. Installation ======
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 If you use any kind of Anti-Virus or Malware software… it is HIGHLY recommend that you DISABLE it while installing ALL software! Some parts may get flagged and removed even though it is safe and clean. It is also very important to add "​exceptions"​ to the folders where you install all of this software… including any Pinup related software. You have been warned! If you use any kind of Anti-Virus or Malware software… it is HIGHLY recommend that you DISABLE it while installing ALL software! Some parts may get flagged and removed even though it is safe and clean. It is also very important to add "​exceptions"​ to the folders where you install all of this software… including any Pinup related software. You have been warned!
  
-<font inherit/​inherit;;#​e74c3c;;​inherit>//​LET'​S BE CLEAR. THE #1 most common issue in setting up PinUP is your ANTI-VIRUS. If you use the Windows GUI and turn off defender (windows will AUTOMATICALLY turn it back on after a while). The only method is to ADD exceptions for PinUP folder and your virtual pinball folders (or remove permanently/​entirely anti-virus through group-policies or other methods).//</​font>​+**<font inherit/​inherit;;#​e74c3c;;​inherit>//​LET'​S BE CLEAR. THE #1 most common issue in setting up PinUP is your ANTI-VIRUS. If you use the Windows GUI and turn off defender (windows will AUTOMATICALLY turn it back on after a while). The only method is to ADD exceptions for PinUP folder and your virtual pinball folders (or remove permanently/​entirely anti-virus through group-policies or other methods).//</​font>​**
  
 **The following components should be installed in this order.** **The following components should be installed in this order.**
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 [[https://​www.7-zip.org/​|https://​www.7-zip.org/​]] [[https://​www.7-zip.org/​|https://​www.7-zip.org/​]]
  
-However… ​NEVER assume the files aren't blocked! ALWAYS right-click the file and check Properties to be sure, and "​unblock"​ the file it Windows has blocked it!+**NEVER assume the files aren't blocked! ALWAYS right-click the file and check Properties to be sure, and "​unblock"​ the file if Windows has blocked it!**
  
 {{:​ac5ca43c1712cfb12fbfcff17245fbe7.png}} {{:​ac5ca43c1712cfb12fbfcff17245fbe7.png}}
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 Download from: Download from:
  
-(There is no beta release yet for 10.7 beta)+**DO NOT USE  VPX 10.7 beta files yet!!! Reports of too many issues and its still a WIP.** 
 + 
 +[[https://​www.vpforums.org/​index.php?​showtopic=44135&​page=1#​entry448068|https://​www.vpforums.org/​index.php?​showtopic=44135&​page=1#​entry448068]]
  
 **VPinMAME, SAMBuild - Beta Update. This is required for colour rom support on certain VPX tables.** \\ **VPinMAME, SAMBuild - Beta Update. This is required for colour rom support on certain VPX tables.** \\
-Current Version: 3.Beta\\+__**<​font inherit/​inherit;;#​e74c3c;;​inherit>​If you are new to all this, You can skip this for now come back when you're more familiar</​font>​**__ \\ 
 +Current Version: 3.Beta\\
 Download from: Download from:
  
-[[http://​vpuniverse.com/​forums/​topic/​3651-sambuild32-beta-thread/​#comments|http://​vpuniverse.com/​forums/​topic/​3651-sambuild32-beta-thread/​]]+[[http://​vpuniverse.com/​forums/​topic/​4278-sambuild33-beta-thread/​|http://​vpuniverse.com/​forums/​topic/​4278-sambuild33-beta-thread/​]]
  
 **BS2 Server - UPDATE** \\ **BS2 Server - UPDATE** \\
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 - added .PUPHIDE method to controller so you can easily hide/​disable pinup b2s plugin for current launch of table. This is done in table script before you .RUN the controller (b2s). - added .PUPHIDE method to controller so you can easily hide/​disable pinup b2s plugin for current launch of table. This is done in table script before you .RUN the controller (b2s).
 +
 +For most Puppacks do not Have a Back Glass in the tables folder for that game\\
 +Run a game with a back glass, Right click the back glass and uncheck Error Message.. (See Image) {{:​backglass_bring_bg_form_to_top_-_copy.jpg?​200|backglass_bring_bg_form_to_top_-_copy.jpg}}
  
 **<font inherit/​inherit;;#​000000;;​inherit>​(NOTE:​ 1.3.0.4 is now included with the VPX 10.6 AIO Installer!)</​font>​** **<font inherit/​inherit;;#​000000;;​inherit>​(NOTE:​ 1.3.0.4 is now included with the VPX 10.6 AIO Installer!)</​font>​**
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 **DMDExt (aka Freezy, DMD Extensions)** \\ **DMDExt (aka Freezy, DMD Extensions)** \\
-Version: 1.7.1 (32 bit, x86 files only! Install the files directly into the VPinMAME folder, NOT the "​VPinMAME \ dmdext"​ sub folder)\\ +Version: 1.7.1 <font inherit/​inherit;;#​27ae60;;​inherit>​or higher</​font> ​(<font inherit/​inherit;;#​e74c3c;;​inherit>​For now only install the 32 bit, x86 files!</​font>​)\\ 
-Download from:+Install the files directly into the VPinMAME folder, NOT the "​VPinMAME \ dmdext"​ sub folder)\\ 
 +Download from: [[:​upgrade_freezy|http://​www.nailbuster.com/​wikipinup/​doku.php?​id=upgrade_freezy|]]
  
-[[:​upgrade_freezy|http://​www.nailbuster.com/​wikipinup/​doku.php?​id=upgrade_freezy|]]+**DOF R3++**
  
-**DOF R3 ** +(optional, only needed for cabinet users with hardware for feedback and lighting. Also needed for DOFLinx for Future Pinball and FX3 PuP-Packs)
- +
-(needed for cabinet users with hardware for feedback and lighting. Also needed for DOFLinx for Future Pinball and FX3 PuP-Packs)+
  
 [[http://​mjrnet.org/​pinscape/​dll-updates.html|http://​mjrnet.org/​pinscape/​dll-updates.html]] [[http://​mjrnet.org/​pinscape/​dll-updates.html|http://​mjrnet.org/​pinscape/​dll-updates.html]]
  
-===== B. Setting the DPI Scaling (Text Size) to 100% in Windows =====+---- 
 + 
 +===== B. Setting the DPI Scaling (Text Size) to 100% for ALL Screens ​in Windows===== 
 + 
 +Set your **‘DPI Scaling’ ** (Windows 7) or **‘Scale and Layout: Text Size’** (Windows 10) to 100% by going to your Display Settings for your version of Windows. **This MUST be done for ALL Screens (playfield, backglass, DMD, topper,​etc)**,​ or the size and positions of Videos will not display correctly. (Win 10 now allows each monitor to have different Text Scaling. Make sure you set them ALL to 100)
  
-Set your **‘DPI Scaling’ ** (Windows 7) or **‘Scale and Layout: Text Size’** (Windows 10) to 100% by going to your Display Settings for your version of Windows. This MUST be done, or the size and positions of Videos will not display correctly. Make sure this is done for ALL of your Displays in Windows! (Win 10 now allows each monitor to have different Text ScalingMake sure you set them ALL to 100)+Also, be sure you have "​Enable ClearType"​ fonts enabled, as some users get incorrect scaling with that disabled.
  
 <font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**C. Pinup Player and Popper are setup for Landscape Windows Orientation by Default**</​font>​ <font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**C. Pinup Player and Popper are setup for Landscape Windows Orientation by Default**</​font>​
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 It's essential that you don't have ANY of your monitors in Windows positioned in a NEGATIVE value position. This means your 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc screens should only be positioned ONLY to the RIGHT, and BELOW your main display. NOT to the LEFT or ABOVE your main display! Your main display should be your playfield. This is to avoid potential problems with PuP and other programs as well. It's essential that you don't have ANY of your monitors in Windows positioned in a NEGATIVE value position. This means your 2nd, 3rd, 4th, etc screens should only be positioned ONLY to the RIGHT, and BELOW your main display. NOT to the LEFT or ABOVE your main display! Your main display should be your playfield. This is to avoid potential problems with PuP and other programs as well.
  
-//Note: the diagram below, it is NOT important what WINDOWS ID# is assigned to your monitor. As long as your playfield is to the left (and set as primary), the windows #'s could be like 3,2,1 or 3,1,2.//+Also, disable HDR by turning if OFF like the picture below in display settings for all displays. You will most likely have issues with HDR enable on pinball software. 
 + 
 +<font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**Display Order**</​font>​ 
 + 
 +**<font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​//​Note: ​in the diagram below, it is NOT important what WINDOWS ID# is assigned to your monitor. ​It varies for each person'​s setup.//</​font>​** 
 + 
 +**<font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>//​As long as your playfield is to the left (and set as primary), the windows #'s could be like 3,2,1 or 3,1,2.//</​font>​**
  
 {{https://​cdn.discordapp.com/​attachments/​390708096931987457/​555176177094885407/​Propper_screen_positions.jpg?​nolink&​|cdn.discordapp.com_attachments_390708096931987457_555176177094885407_propper_screen_positions.jpg}} {{https://​cdn.discordapp.com/​attachments/​390708096931987457/​555176177094885407/​Propper_screen_positions.jpg?​nolink&​|cdn.discordapp.com_attachments_390708096931987457_555176177094885407_propper_screen_positions.jpg}}
  
-<font 18px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**Now that you have all of the above ESSENTIAL filesprograms and settings ​done. You need to have your emulators, such as Visual Pinball, Future Pinball, Pinball FX3 and all related tables and settings ready to go BEFORE you proceed to install and use Pinup Player!**</​font>​+---- 
 + 
 +===== Windows Security (do not set things to always 'Run as Admin'​):​ ===== 
 + 
 +You may see some old posts/​documents or videos that mention set the checkbox on an exe/dll to to 'Run this program as an administrator"​. THAT IS OLD INFORMATION. If you are using the latest versions of DOFLinx and dmdext/​freezy there is no reason to set the checkbox to run anything '​as-admin'​. Set/Run everything as normal user as that will keep things in nice order. 
 + 
 +---- 
 + 
 +<font 24px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**STOP! BEFORE YOU INSTALL PINUP SYSTEM FILES…**</​font>​ 
 + 
 +<font 18px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**Since you are following the above guide perfectly, ​you now have all of the above ESSENTIAL files and programs ​installed ​and your Windows ​settings ​completed, right?​**</​font>​ 
 + 
 +<font 18px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**NOW,​ you MUST have your emulators, such as Visual Pinball, Future Pinball, Pinball FX3 and all related tables and settings ​working and ready to go BEFORE you proceed to install and use Pinup Player!**</​font>​ 
 + 
 +**Don'​t worry about a frontend (it should be the last thing you setup). Don't jump on setting up the hottest PuP tables (like HP, and stranger things) right away. Walk before you run! It will save you headaches. Get simple games up and running in all your emulators 100% before proceeding.** 
 + 
 +----
  
 ===== E. Installing the Pinup System Software files ===== ===== E. Installing the Pinup System Software files =====
  
-There are currently TWO PARTS to the PinUP System.+**NEVER assume the zip files aren't windows-blocked! ALWAYS right-click the zipfile and check Properties to be sure, and "​unblock"​ the file if Windows has blocked it!** 
 + 
 +**<font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​There are currently TWO PARTS to the PinUP System.</​font>​**
  
 The FIRST part is PinUP Player, this must be setup and fully running FIRST prior to the installing the optional PinUP Popper FrontEnd Menu. The FIRST part is PinUP Player, this must be setup and fully running FIRST prior to the installing the optional PinUP Popper FrontEnd Menu.
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 Watch Video Guide: [[https://​youtu.be/​okUzulvM-10|Installing PinUP Player v1.4 ]] Watch Video Guide: [[https://​youtu.be/​okUzulvM-10|Installing PinUP Player v1.4 ]]
  
-Download install zip files (v1.4.1): [[http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPlayer_Install_v1_4_1.zip|http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPlayer_Install_v1_4_1.zip]]+Download install zip files (v1.4.5): [[http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPlayer_Install_v1_4_5.zip|http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPlayer_Install_v1_4_5.zip]]
  
 Get your PinUP Player working 100% with tables/​games/​PuP-Packs before proceeding with Popper FrontEnd install. If you run into problems getting PinUP Player working bookmark and start here: [[:​puppack_troubleshoot|http://​www.nailbuster.com/​wikipinup/​doku.php?​id=puppack_troubleshoot|]] Get your PinUP Player working 100% with tables/​games/​PuP-Packs before proceeding with Popper FrontEnd install. If you run into problems getting PinUP Player working bookmark and start here: [[:​puppack_troubleshoot|http://​www.nailbuster.com/​wikipinup/​doku.php?​id=puppack_troubleshoot|]]
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 ===== Installing PinUP Popper FrontEnd (STEP TWO, optional, new install) ===== ===== Installing PinUP Popper FrontEnd (STEP TWO, optional, new install) =====
  
-//NOTE: DO NOT USE THIS FOR UPGRADES. If you are on a prior version of PinUP Popper FrontEnd you must use the upgrade ​instructions found here//: [[:​upgrade_v14|]]+//NOTE: DO NOT USE THIS FOR UPDATES. If you are on a prior version of PinUP Popper FrontEnd you must use the update ​instructions found here//: [[:​upgrade_v14|]]
  
 Watch Video Guide: [[https://​youtu.be/​cv0HXFrUgJQ|Installing PinUP Popper FrontEnd v1.4]] Watch Video Guide: [[https://​youtu.be/​cv0HXFrUgJQ|Installing PinUP Popper FrontEnd v1.4]]
  
-Download install zip files (version 1.4.1): [[http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPopper_FrontEnd_Install_v1_4_1.zip|http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPopper_FrontEnd_Install_v1_4_1.zip]]+Download install zip files (version 1.4.5): [[http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPopper_FrontEnd_Install_v1_4_5.zip|http://​nailbuster.com/​pupupdatesv14/​PinUPPopper_FrontEnd_Install_v1_4_5.zip]] 
 + 
 +<font 16px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**POPPER THEMES**</​font>​ 
 + 
 +**After you have the Popper files installed and updated, there are numerous Themes for Popper you can choose from: T-ARC, T-BAR, Landscape, Portrait, 4K, HD, Desktop T-ARC, Deskop T-BAR. You can download them here:** 
 + 
 +[[https://​vpinball.com/​VPBdownloads/​categories/​pinup-system-installer-and-tools/​|https://​vpinball.com/​VPBdownloads/​categories/​pinup-system-installer-and-tools/​]] 
 + 
 +It's VERY important you choose the correct theme for your layout and screen resolution! PLEASE read ALL of the instructions included! 
 + 
 +<font 20px/​inherit;;​inherit;;​inherit>​**Installing the latest PinUP Updates (FINAL STEP)**</​font>​
  
-Note: The installer ​zip is usually not always the latest and greatest build of v1.4. You should always check and update to the latest build from here AFTER you have fully installed v1.4:+Note: The installer ​zips are usually not always the latest and greatest build of Pinup Player or Pinup Popper. You should always check and update to the latest build from here AFTER you have fully installed v1.4:
  
 [[:​release_notes|http://​www.nailbuster.com/​wikipinup/​doku.php?​id=release_notes|]] [[:​release_notes|http://​www.nailbuster.com/​wikipinup/​doku.php?​id=release_notes|]]
  
  
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