Full system admin privilege is required

 

Because Great Circle Learning software adds in to Microsoft Office, installing our software is a little more involved than what you may be used to, but it is not hard. Please follow the simple steps below. 


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Before you run the install

  1. Make sure your computer meets our System Requirements.
  2. Close Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  3. If you have system updates pending, please run them.

If your computer hasn't been turned off recently, please do so (and then turn it back on) before installing our software.


 

Office Versions

Install the edition of our software that matches your version of Microsoft Office. To check your version of Office:

  1. Open Word
  2. Click on File
  3. Click on Account
  4. Click on About Word.

To run the install

After completing the download, look in your Downloads folder for the software install file and click on it to run the install.

 

After clicking “Finish” on the install

  1. Open the host application.
  2. If our software has never been installed on your computer before you will see a message asking if you would like to start the free trial. Say “Yes” even if you have purchased a license.
  3. You will see several more messages as the software finishes setting up for you in Office. It is important to read these messages and allow the requested actions to complete.
  4. Look along the top of your screen for a tab for your newly installed software.
  5. Click on tab to bring up the software ribbon.

To update or reinstall your software

  1. Close Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  2. Use your computer's Control Panel to Uninstall
  3. After installing an updated version of Great Circle Learning software you may see a message upon opening the host application. It is important to read the message and allow the software to finish setting up for you in Office if requested.

About Installing LeaderGuide Pro

Whether you install either LeaderGuide Pro Plus or LeaderGuide Pro Elements, both programs will be added to your computer.

When you open Word, LeaderGuide Pro Plus will show as the add-in even if you installed Elements

 


To switch to Elements:

  1. Click the Help button at the end of the ribbon
  2. Select Switch to Elements
  3. Word will need to close to complete the switch
  4. When you re-open Word you will see the LeaderGuide Pro Elements 
 

To switch to LeaderGuide pro Plus

  1. Click the Help button at the end of the ribbon
  2. Select Switch to Plus
  3. Word will need to close to complete the switch.
  4. When you re-open Word you will see the LeaderGuide Pro Plus tab 
 

To Try Both

  1. You can try both LeaderGuide Pro and Elements.
  2. Each trial will run for 3 days.
  3. Switch from one to the other before the end of the first 3 days. 

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