Install Retain Pro 6 on Windows 10

This post solves all the problems related to installing and running Retain Pro 6 on Windows 10

How to install Retain Pro 6

NOTE: To ensure success, follow the instructions precisely as documented including using the same folder names and paths.

  1. Obtain your purchased copy of the Longbow Reviver App here (you will need V4.28 or newer)
  2. Start the Reviver App and note the user interface
  3. Insert your Retain Pro CD into the CDRom drive, then click back to the Reviver App…
    1. From the “Old Installer Reviver” tab, use the ‘…’ button to pick your Retain Pro CD in the CDRom
    2. Now click the ‘Fix and Run Old Installer‘ button
      1. Follow the instructions for copying the CD
    3. Once the CD is copied the Reviver App will run a process on the copy of the CD, then launch the setup.
      1. Be patient as the process can take up to 45 minutes!
      2. Once the setup appears, stop and read the next step
  4. Once the setup application appears, install as normal except…
    1. When you close setup, Retain Pro will be launched automatically – you must close Retain Pro in order to finish the final step
  5. Once you have closed the setup, Retain Pro will start automatically – close it.
  6. Now back in the Reviver App…
    1. pick the “Old Program Reviver” tab
    2. Using the ‘…’ button pick the c:\RP6 folder
    3. Now click ‘Fix Old Program
      1. When it asks if you want to re-register, say No
  7. Once the Reviver App displays “Success!” you will now be able to run your Retain Pro 6 (run c:\RP6\rp6.exe


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