You do not need the V4 disc, just the V4 Licence Name and Registration Key.
When you install the "V4 to V5 Upgrade" it will ask for both V4 and V5 Licence
Name and a Registration Keys.
You will also need to copy all your Family Historian data from old PC to new PC.
This includes not just your Project folders, but also your customisations and settings.
gives full details.
The easiest approach is as follows:
Use the V5 Plugin "Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings" in BACKUP mode
on old PC.
Use "Windows Easy Transfer" or similar to copy all My Documents from old PC to
Use the V5 Plugin "Backup and Restore Family Historian Settings" in RESTORE mode
on new PC.
Regards, Mike Tate
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Trevor
Sent: 18 June 2013 15:52
Subject: [FHU] Windows 8
I have just found the update file on destop from ver 4 to 5.
Unfortunately although I have the disc for ver 4 windows 8 will not accept it.
Any ideas (panic)