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VirtualForge Installation – Windows

To install the VirtualForge software on Windows:

  1. Download the VirtualForge Windows installation file, available on the Portrait Displays website downloads page, to the Windows Desktop or Downloads folder.
  2. Run the installation file to create a VirtualForge application shortcut.
  3. Double-click the VirtualForge shortcut to start the application.

VirtualForge Setup on Windows

  1. In the Windows System Tray, click the VirtualForge (VF) icon to open its menu. You can select the VideoEQ-Test-Card or the Colorbars test pattern to verify that VirtualForge is properly controlling the workstation video output device. These patterns function whether the VirtualForge software is licensed or not.
  2. Select About from the VirtualForge menu. Record the Machine ID shown on the About dialog. Send the Machine ID to with a request for a VirtualForge license key.
  3. When you receive the license key, copy and paste the key into the Key field on the VirtualForge About dialog
  4. Quit and restart the VirtualForge software to activate the license.