FieldGenius 2012 Service Pack 1 Download and Install
Posted by John Coldrick on 27 July 2015 01:38 PM

FieldGenius2012 Downloads Page

Welcome to the FieldGenius 2012 Service Pack 1 Downloads page.


New License Key Required if Upgrading from Version 5.x or lower

If you are upgrading from an older version of FieldGenius (not 6.0.0) then a new license key is required.  If you have FieldGenius 6.0.0 already installed and licensed, then a new license key is not required.

We have an entirely new software licensing system.  Please click here to go to our Licensing Instructions page and learn how to license your new version.

FieldGenius2012 stores all instrument profiles in a reformatted version of the file: MSurvey.ini. Users upgrading from Version 4.2.0 or older must manually record all settings for Total Station and GPS receivers so you can re-enter them in the new version. Users upgrading from version 4.3.0 or newer only need to run the installer, all settings will be retained.


Release Notes

This service pack release mainly addresses bug fixes and our new licensing manager.

Click here to learn more about FieldGenius2012


Staking Improvements Guide

A lot of work went into improving stakeout - especially for those in the construction industry.  To demonstrate these improvements, a guide has been created that you can work through to learn about these new features and techniques.

Click here to download the FieldGenius2012 Staking Improvements Guide and Point File


FieldGenius2012 Manual

Click here to download the FieldGenius2012 Manual


Remember, if you wish to save these documents to your hard drive, right-click on the link and select, "save link as" or "save target as".


Step 1: Install Microsoft ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center

In order to install FieldGenius onto your hand-held data collector, you must have Microsoft ActiveSync (for Windows XP or earlier) or Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center (for Windows Vista) installed on your computer. Click here to download these free from Microsoft.

Step 2: Install FieldGenius.

FieldGenius2012 uses an installer where all devices are available in the same install package. Download the install package below to your computer and run the setup. The install will attempt to connect to your device through Activesync or Windows Mobile Device Center and install the software.

Download Devices Installer for FieldGenius2012 Version

Don't miss steps 3, 4, and 5 below the data collector installs at the bottom of this page!

Step 3: Install MicroSurvey Transfer

The MicroSurvey Transfer program provides an easy means of transferring FieldGenius project files between your data collector and your desktop computer.

Click here to download MicroSurvey Transfer

Step 4 (optional): Install FieldGenius Tablet Edition

The FieldGenius Tablet Edition was formerly known as the Desktop Emulator.

No Windows Mobile Device Required. This version can drive your Total Station or GPS equipment! Run FieldGenius on a Tablet PC and collect data in the field.

Note: this version can be licensed at the same price as the Windows Mobile 6 version. It is a fully functional Laptop or Tablet PC product that allows you to hook up your computer to a total station or GPS equipment and collect data or stake out points.

You can also use it for training on your desktop. Supports both Landscape (Allegro, Tracker, Ranger) and Portrait (Archer, Recon, Pocket PC) displays.

Click Here to Download FieldGenius 2012 Tablet Edition

Step 5 (optional): Download a Geoid File:

Pick here for more information.

Step 6: HAVE FUN!!!

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