Installing UE3 on your U3 smart drive
The ability to carry UltraEdit wherever your travels or business take you, and run it on almost any computer, is the pinnacle of flexibility and portability that many users seek. Since the U3 operating system leaves no footprint whatsoever on the host computer, you can do all this without having to add or modify configuration files on your hard drive or registry.
The UE3 version of UltraEdit allows you to carry a mobile editing environment bridging your work PC, home PC, and laptop.
Installing UE3 on Your U3 Smart Drive
Installation of UE3 requires a U3 equipped smart drive platform. If you have a U3 smart drive, please insert the drive into your computer.
If you insert your U3 drive, and the launchpad does not run, please click here to see the steps to run the launchpad
Click here to download the UE3 software installation files. After you have downloaded the .zip file, extract the contents of the .zip file to a location on your local system.
Click on the U3 logo in your system tray and select "Add Programs" from the Launchpad. You will see a pop-up menu with 3 choices, select "Install from My Computer" from the menu.
Please Note: If you haven't already downloaded the UE3 installation files, please click here to download the UE3 software installation files. After you have downloaded the .zip file, extract the contents of the .zip file to a location on your local system.
After you have clicked on the "Install from My Computer" (from Step 1), you will need to navigate to the directory where you unzipped the "ue3.u3p" package to. Select the file and press the Open button.
You should now see the install wizard, click "Next" in the "Add Program Wizard" to step through the installation.
After the wizard has completed the install of the software you will see a message stating that the software installation was succesful.
The installation is complete, you may now click "Done".
The software is now installed. Enjoy your use of UE3 on your U3 Smart Drive.
To Use UltraEdit on the U3 Smart Drive:
If you click on the U3 logo to open the U3 Launchpad you should now see UltraEdit UE3 in the list of programs available for use.
Please note: If the U3 launchpad is already running in your system tray, please continue to step 2.
In order to install UE3, the U3 launchpad must be running in the system tray. You can run the launchpad by doing the following:
1. Open Windows Explorer:
To open Explorer, right click on your Start menu and select Explore.
2. Access the Contents of the Drive:
Expand the "My Computer" and look for reference to your U3 smart drive. On our system, the drive is E:\.
Double-click on the E:\ drive so you can view the contents of the drive.
3. Run the LaunchU3.exe:
After clicking on the U3 drive, in our example it is E:\, you should see the following files listed:
Double click on the "LaunchU3.exe" item to run the Launchpad. This will add the U3 Launchpad to your system tray. Please click here to proceed to the beginning of this power tip.