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Does PC Study Bible work in Windows 8?

Initial reports indicate that PC Study Bible, Versions 4 and 5, work well on the new operating system. However, if you find you can't open your program after the install finishes or you have missing icons, then try applying the Compatibility Settings below. These settings are crucial to make PC Study Bible run in Windows 8; if you get an update to your system, it would be good to double check to make sure that these settings are still in place.

Towards the end of this article, you can view the Known Problems of running PC Study Bible in Windows 8.

Compatibility Settings for Windows 8
  1. Close all major programs, MS Word, PC Study Bible etc.

  2. Look for an Icon along the bottom of the screen that looks like 3 manila folders and click it. This will open something called File Explorer.

    Note – If there is no such Icon along the bottom bar, then press and hold the Windows Key and then press “E”. (The Windows Key is in the last row of keys on the Keyboard; usually two keys from the left or right of the Space Bar.) Pressing and then releasing these 2 keys together will open File Explorer.

  3. Open Drive C:

  4. Open the folder named PROGRAM FILES or PROGRAM FILES X86 if your system is running a 64 bit

  5. Open the BIBLESOFT folder

  6. Open the folder PC STUDY BIBLE

  7. Open the folder named, PROGRAM

  8. Look for two files named JOSHUA

  9. Ignore the file JOSHUA.DLL

  10. Right Click the JOSHUA file that has the icon

  11. Choose PROPERTIES from the Menu

  12. Choose the Tab named, COMPATIBILITY

  13. Place a Check mark where it says, RUN THIS PROGRAM AS AN ADMINISTRATOR

  14. Then Click the APPLY Button

  15. Then Click OK

  16. Close the open windows until back to the desktop screen

Known Problems - We don't have a time frame on when these problems will have a fix available.
  1. The Reset to Factory Defaults has not been able to re-register PC Study Bible with your computer.
  2. You may not be able to Save your Bible Reading Plan.
If you should have any further questions,Technical Support can be reached at:
(206) 870-1463 8:00 AM to 4:15 PM PST
Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri
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