Genealogical Management System
Download and Installation
System RequirementsScionPC has been confirmed to run on Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows 10 (32-bit and 64-bit). It should run on any other "32-bit" Windows such as 95, 98, NT3 (or later), but this has not currently been confirmed. It has been reported to run happily in Kubuntu Linux using Wine, so should also run on most Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Solaris distributions using Wine.
Standard InstallationThe program does not require special installation. It is also a "portable" application, runs happily from a USB flash-drive, does NOT use the Windows Registry in any way, and will leave no traces behind on any host computer.
The program is supplied as a ZIP archive file. Simply click on the link below to download the ZIP file, and then unzip the file's contents to a location of your choice. Make sure that you check the "Use folder names" in WinZip® to preserve the distribution's folder structure.
Double-click on the file "ScionPC.exe" to run the program.
Minimal Manual InstallationIf you would instead prefer to do a minimal manual installation of ScionPC, simply carry out the following steps -
If you would like spell-checking to be available within ScionPC then -
ScionPC's spell-checking uses dictionaries from the open source spellers "MySpell" and "Hunspell". ScionPC is supplied with three dictionaries - British English, American English, and a combined Australia/New Zealand English dictionary (the default). Dictionaries for other languages can be downloaded from the Internet (search for "MySpell dictionaries" or "Hunspell dictionaries").
You should end up with something like this...
Creating a Desktop IconYou would probably create a shortcut to the ScionPC program and place that shortcut on your desktop. To do this -
To Uninstall ScionPCTo uninstall ScionPC, simply delete the folder containing the program and associated files, and delete any desktop icon you created.
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