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FE-Sizer for Windows, Version 4 Update

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Installation Instructions

1. Check your maintenance or warranty expiration date using the Help/About menu item in FE-Sizer. If your maintenance or warranty has expired, stop and do not proceed. Contact Control-Soft Enterprises should you wish to renew or add maintenance to your license.
2. Download the maintenance update file to your "download" directory using the link above and move to your desktop once download is complete.
3 VERSION 3 USERS DO NOT NEED TO PERFORM THIS STEP - Using File Explorer, go to the C:\Program Files (x86)\Control-Soft Enterprises\FE-Sizer Version 4 directory and backup the existing file FESIZER64.exe to include its release number, e.g., FESIZER64.exe.412 where 412 represents Release 4.1.2 as an example. The release number of your version of FE-Sizer can be found in the Help\About window. Also, delete the current readme.txt file so that it will be replaced with the new release readme.txt.
4. VERSION 3 USERS DO NOT NEED TO PERFORM THIS STEP - Next, go to the C:\Control-Soft Enterprises\FE-Sizer Version 4 directory (if it exists) and copy the Fesizer64.dat file to the C:\Program Files (x86)\Control-Soft Enterprises\FE-Sizer Version 4 directory. Once file is copied, delete the C:\Control-Soft Enterprises directory along with all subsequent folders and files.
5. Double-click the maintenance update file you placed on your desktop in Step 2 above and follow the onscreen instructions to install. If you get a warning that a software update has been previously installed remove the previously installed update using Windows uninstaller found in Control Panel under Programs and Features then repeat steps 1 through 3. Be careful not to remove your license file Fesizer64.dat. Back it up to your desktop and replace once you complete the install process..
6. FOR VERSION 3 FIRST TIME UPGRADE TO VERSION 4 ONLY VERSION 4 USERS SKIP TO STEP 5 - Copy your Version 3.0 “Fesizer32.dat” license file from your Version 3.0 software installation directory to your desktop and rename the file to “Fesizer64.dat” using the exact format of upper to lower case letters shown. Find the directory c:\Control-Soft Enterprises\FE-Sizer Version 4 using File Explorer and drag the “Fesizer64.dat” file from your desktop to this new location.
7. ALL USERS Test access to the program using the Task Bar and finding the FE-Sizer Version 4 folder to access the program. If the program starts with no errors you are set to go with the new Version 4 software. If not, call 281-217-6284 for support. Please leave a message and contact number if there is no answer and someone will return your call as soon as possible to assist trouble shooting. Then rename the backup file, e.g., C:\Program Files (x86)\Control-Soft Enterprises\FE-Sizer Version 4\FESIZER64.exe.412 back to FESIZER64.exe to continue using the prior version of FE-Sizer.

Update Details

Release 4.1.7 - June 27, 2016
1. When setting calc to critical drop and calculating and then setting back to standard flow meter, FE-Sizer would leave orifice type as thick plate. This condition has been fixed in this version.
2. Fixed dialog for setting up uncertainty calc to show 0.5% instead of 5% the program was displaying.
3. Fixed the rebuild Index function. Was not re-indexing the database. Programed failed to copy the re-indexed "$$$" file and save as the new index "idx" file.
4. Fixed print format for custom meters for calibrated wedge meter to print all wedge meter sizing parameters. Program was defaulting to venturi meter format.
5. When calculating some orifice meter types with dp (inH2O) / P1 (psia) > 1.0 program reported warning several times. Relocated warning to print only once.
6. Fixed missing beta ratio from calculation print when calculating restriction pressure drop calculations. The program was not printing the beta ratio when calculating for differential pressure.
7. Added option when opening Version 3.0 database of whether to change format to Version 4 database. If user selects to keep as Version 3.0, FE-Sizer does not change the database and does not allow user access to the files. If user selects to change database to Version 4 format, FE-Sizer parses each record changing the format to Version 4.
8. This bug fix affected proprietary special program version only. Fixed meter material display errors for proprietary meters. Program was selecting unsorted materials incorrectly.
9. This bug fix affected proprietary special program version only. Fixed PFS LFL metertype to display correctly.
Release 4.1.6 - May 6, 2016
1. Fixed added uncertainty calculation to display added 0.5% to print out on the calculation sheet when added uncertainty is selected.
2. Fixed wedge meter calculations intital H/D ratio. Was displaying a divsioin by zero.
3. Fixed wedge meter calculation printout to display wedgemeter results properly. Also fixed the value for discharge coefficient to display entered value instead of 0.75.
4. Fixed pipe table to automatically set the pipe id for the current schedule when nominal pipe size is entered in the meter/pipe data section of the main calculation screen.
5. Fixed maintenance update to display proper maintenance expiration date.
Release 4.1.5 - April 3, 2016
1. Corrected 5% displayed for added Uncertainty to 0.5%.
2. Fixed revision displayed on Calculation Screen. Program was resetting to previous value after changing when calc button is clicked.
3. Rescaled logo bitmaps to print properly on all print outs.
4. Fixed file open command to respond properly when cancel button is clicked.
5. Fixed material selection to return the proper selected material for flow nozzles.
6. Resolved all issues with installation utility for network access.
Release 4.1.4 - March 15, 2016
1. Corrected all pipe I.D.'s for 3 in. pipe. 3 in. pipe I.D.s were erroneously entered the same as 3.5 in. pipe I.D.s.
Release 4.1.3 - March 7, 2016
1. Corrected error in pipe data table for 3 in. Schedule XS pipe. Program was returning erroneous value. Corrected to 2.900 in.
2. Changed pipe ID warning for orifice plates to allow 2 in. Schedule 160 pipe for API 14.3, 1992 Edition.
Release 4.1.2 - February 1, 2016
1. Fixed license counter to properly increment and decrement number of users logged into FE-Sizer.
2. Added recognition for pre-Version 4 data files and automatically update them to Version 4.
Release 4.1.1 - January 5, 2016
1. Fixed missing beta and bore for eccentric orifice plates. Was not displaying values in calculation print out.
2. Added vena contracta tap location on calculation print outs for segmental and eccentric orifice plates.
3. Removed Venturi devise from restrictive drop calculations. Not a good device - has too much recovery.

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