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Lexi-CONNECT Installation & Download Page for Windows

Lexi-Comp's Automated Download, Registration and Updating Utility for Windows

Use the instructions below if your computer runs Microsoft Windows.

Mac OS, Linux, or Solaris users, click here.

Quick Links:   Future Updates    Defaults    Lexi-CONNECT Change Logs    System Requirements

Lexi-CONNECT automatically installs, registers and updates Lexi-Comp ON-HAND products to Palm OS and Pocket PC devices for users of Microsoft Windows.

You may print this page for future reference and you may come back to this page at any time by visiting http://connect.lexi.com from any web browser.

Please Note: You must have administrative rights to your computer to install Java Web Start and access permissions to use Lexi-CONNECT (this should not be a problem if you are using a home or personal computer). If you are behind a corporate or institutional firewall, you may not be able to use Lexi-CONNECT at work, or you may need to configure settings to use Lexi-CONNECT. You may view a knowledge base answer for corporate setup and configuration here.

To learn how to use your Lexi-Comp software after it is installed on your device, please visit http://www.lexi.com/tours.

Installation Instructions

* Save the file to your desktop and double click to install Lexi-CONNECT

Instructions for Subsequent Updates

Future updates require:
  1. Launch Lexi-CONNECT (double-click on the Lexi-CONNECT icon on your computer - see sample image below)
  2. Click on the 'Download Now' button after making sure the programs you wish to have updated on your device have the 'install box' checked.
  3. Palm OS Users: Sync your device when prompted. Pocket PC users - updates will automatically sync to your device.

Lexi-CONNECT defaults

Palm OS:

  • Automatically checks for updates when Lexi-CONNECT is launched.
  • Synchronizes files to the last selected location on your handheld. If a new file is being added, it installs to the memory card by default. If your device has no memory card, it then installs to the internal memory.
  • Automatically registers and enters your license key code(s) for you.
  • Allows for reinstallation of the software to your device by choosing Tools/Reinstall Reader(s) within the Lexi-CONNECT application.

Pocket PC:

  • Automatically checks for updates when Lexi-CONNECT is launched.
  • Synchronizes to the location of the reader installation. When prompted to install to the "default application directory" choose 'No' and select your memory card from the drop down list to install to your memory card.
  • Automatically registers and enters your license key code(s) for you.
  • Allows for reinstallation of the software to your device by choosing Tools/Reinstall Reader(s) within the Lexi-CONNECT application.

Lexi-CONNECT Change Logs

When updating your Lexi-Comp software, you will be able to clearly see what has changed since your last update. Within Lexi-CONNECT, you are now able to click on the Current or Changed label within the 'Status' column. Once you click on the colored image, a web browser will display to show you what has been updated in that specific database.

When you click on a 'Changed' status column, you will see changes made to the database since the last time you updated.

When you click on a 'Current' status column, you will see all updates made in the past 7 days.

Lexi-CONNECT System Requirements

Palm OS:
  • Palm Desktop with HotSync Manager 4.0 or higher. Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, or Vista.
Pocket PC or Windows Mobile:
  • Microsoft ActiveSync 4.1 or higher. Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP.
    Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 or higher. Microsoft Windows Vista.
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