Thank you for purchasing a WordGenius Publication. These Installation
Instructions will guide you through the installation process.
A. Quick Installation
For more comprehensive Installation Instructions, please skip to Section
- Download the program by clicking on Download Now; please take note
of the directory into which you downloaded the program.
- Open the directory where the file resides and launch the file.
- Enter your License Name and Authorisation Key details into the
Setup program. If you have a Network License, tick the Network Accessible box and enter the number of
- Select Install, and then Exit from the Setup program.
- The Dictionary program will start. Selecting Yes to the question about the
WordGenius Drag-on will enable you to drag words to the Drag-on icon; this
is the recommended option.
- If you selected "yes", the Dictionary will run automatically each time you start Windows.
If you do not wish for this to occur, please disable
this by deselecting "Load at Windows Startup" in the File menu.
- Installation and Setup is now complete! Thank you for purchasing a
WordGenius Macquarie Dictionary!
B. Downloading the Dictionary
When you click on the Download Now link via the previous page, your
Internet Browser will contact the WordGenius web server to
commence downloading your selected WordGenius publication.
Your web browser will open with a screen containing some options
such as Save and Open. Select Save to Disk. A window containing your
files will now appear, asking where you would like to
save the file. It is recommended that you save the file in a directory
that is common to you (for example, "Downloads"). If unsure, save the
file to your Desktop by selecting Desktop in the pull-down menu.
After you have selected the directory into which you wish to save the file,
click on Save and the file will begin to download.
At 56Kbps, the Macquarie Thesaurus - WordGenius will take less than ten (10) minutes
to download. The Macquarie Concise Dictionary - WordGenius will take approximately fifteen (15)
minutes. The Macquarie Dictionary - WordGenius will take approximately thirty (30)
C. Installing the Dictionary
When the download is complete, open Windows Explorer or My Computer and
navigate to the directory into which you downloaded the file. Then, double
click on the file you downloaded to commence installation.
The setup screen will appear. This screen will contain boxes for
you to enter your License Name, Authorisation Key, etc. Please enter these
exactly as they appear in the email you received.
If you purchased a network license, please check the
relevant box and enter the Number of Users that you purchased.
The default location for the WordGenius Dictionary to be installed to is
C:\WGenius - if you wish to change this, please alter the Installation
Click Install to install the Dictionary to your hard drive.
D. Starting the Dictionary
When you select Open from the Setup program, the Dictionary will
automatically load. A screen will appear asking if you wish
to Drag words to the WordGenius Drag-on. We recommend that you select
The Dictionary is now ready to use! If you selected Yes to the WordGenius
Drag-on, the Dictionary will load automatically every time you start up
Windows. Alternatively, if you close the Dictionary and wish to open it
again, simply navigate to the WordGenius shortcut in your Start Menu, under
the WordGenius group.
E. Questions and Answers
Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)