This article show a guide on how to install Porsche PET 7.3 Spare Parts Catalog.You need pay attention to the software download source and corresponding installation guide,because different install guide can not use for different download link.
Porsche PET 7.3 Window XP Installation Guide:
Installation Method 1 by f33nix (Only for the download link2 in above preparation article)
1.Please note if you have ANY previous PET versions you must remove them from your computer BUT 1st STOP your HardLock Emulator!
Please note that IF ETKA all ready existing in your System will also stop working as it uses the same HardLock Emulator!
(Also Backup any VIN’s .txt documents that may you have or any other User Documents…)
2.If you are now having a clean system or you are loading onto a “fresh” clean system then load the “Hardlock.exe”
Please note that IF ETKA all ready existing in your System you must By-Pass this step and go to Step 3.
3.Double click to the “Porsche PET Emulator.exe” from the “HardLock Emulator” folder and START now your Emulator!
Please note that IF ETKA all ready existing in your System will not work until you load the HardLock Emulator!
4.Now we can install the Program
Now we load the PET7 from the Desktop
We can turn off all the messages,we do not wish to see this everytime we start up.
This message will show every time so we have to do this every time we load the program.
Now we need to perform MAINTENANCE on the program to change the updates from Online to LAN / WAN (manual)
Choose INI – EDITOR
Select the Price Menu
Press LAN / WAN
Press the SEARCH button now
Browse to C:\Program Files\PET\DATA\PO\Update
Now the Server should have changed to the correct location
Also make it Check Automatically
Then press STORE to save this.
All is saved, move onto the next part.
Now we need to repeat the above steps for the Program Databases.
Press EXIT and Close the program so we can load up the program updates.
Now we need to copy the database updates to the program
Note that Step 7 is the same for the PRICE UPDATES for the Program! So I will not repeat these steps but they are the same…
Porsche PET 7.3 Window 7 Installation Guide:
Open my computer, click disk “(D:) “, creat new folder named “Program Files”
Open DVD “PET7.3”, extract the bigger “.rar” file to the new folder “Program Files”, and the smaller “.rar” file to the desktop.
Extract the “PET7.3″ folder on the desktop and the folder in the Program Files”.
Open disk “(D:) ” – “Program Files” – “PET”, and meanwhile cut the folder “New PET…” on the desktop to replace the same named file
in the “Program Files”.
Open “Program Files” – “PET” – “PROG” , right click “Pet7” application, send to desktop (create shorcut)
Back to “Program Files” – “PET”, click “Porsche PET Emulator”, then pop up a window, click “Install / Start Emulator” , then get another message reading “ The dependency service does not exist or has been marked for deletion.
Open DVD Drive (E) PET73 – “PET7.3_2015” – “Hardlock” to install driver, it is one-step job. Then close //E disk.
Again click “Pet7” on the desktop, the following message pops up, click “Ok”.
Open //D disk – Program Files – PET, click “Porsche PET Emulator”, then click “Install/Start Emulator”, then get message “The specified service already exists”.
Restart the computer.
Click “PET7” on the desktop to operate. PET 7.3 is multilanguage, click “Menu” to set the language you like.
If you click “PET7 shortcut” on the desktop and get error 607, ignore it by click OK or continue.
Now ready to test PET7.
Porsche PET 7.3 Window 8 Installation Guide:
It is recommend that install Porsche PET7.3 on VMware machine for your Window 8 or up version.
Tips for those using the VmWare player:
start the player with the virtual machine,
start PET 7.3,
and leave it in suspended state.
Then make a shortcut like this:
“C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmplayer.exe” “d:\win7_32\windows 7.vmx” -u
It starts PET as an application in Unity presentation, which integrates seamless in Win8/64.