Empty V8 Stick

Empty V8 Stick

The USB stick is not empty on only appears that way and is a safety feature so that the software does not get deleted or overwritten.  Please follow the installation instructions below.

Installation Instructions for V8

1. Uninstall BERNINA Embroidery Software
2. Uninstall BERNINA Communications Service
3. If COREL in installed, uninstall it.
4. Locate the BERNINA and Corel folders on the C:\ drive and delete them (C:\Program Files(x86)
5. Reboot
6. Log on to Windows as ADMINISTRATOR
7. TURN OFF All firewalls and antivirus software running in Windows platform.
8. Install BERNINA V8 Software.  You can find it by going to This
    PC and looking for a CD drive with BERNINA in it.
9. Remove V8 USB stick before reboot, after reboot make sure that
    the antivirus software is still off.
10. Start V8 software and activate at this time you will be prompted
      to insert your old dongle.  There must be an active internet
      connection and may appear as “not responding” just wait as it can
      take 5-8 minutes depending on server traffic.

When activating the V8 software, you may get a “not responding” message, you must wait! It can take up to 8 minutes to activate the software. If you hit cancel or X out of the activation process, you will use an additional activation.
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