BLS-2020 AutoScoring Download and Registration Instructions

Thank you for your purchase of BLS-2020 AutoScoring. Here are instructions for Downloading, Installation and Registration.

If you have questions and require technical support, visit our support website at https://support.cdesoftware.com. Our support site includes a knowledgebase, chat and community forum that provides questions and answers between different secretaries and centers as well as our support staff. Support for the AutoScoring Edition is also available via phone at (206) 937-5744 weekdays from 10:00am to 4pm Pacific Time. Technical assistance is not available from our sales department.

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DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS

The following are step by step instructions for downloading the software installer(s). Depending on the version of Windows installed on the computer and the Internet web browser used, there will be different options for downloading the software.

 

Download the BLS-2020 Program Installer using your web browser:
  1.  Open your Internet Web Browser and enter https://www.cdesoftware.com in the address bar. We suggest NOT using Internet Explorer as it is discontinued and is not up to date with the latest web technologies.
  2. Using the website menu, select DOWNLOAD > LEAGUE SOFTWARE
  3. Select the BLS-2020 tab if it is not already selected.
  4. The first installer in the list is the BLS-2020 Software Installer. Click the DOWNLOAD button for that installer.
  5. If prompted for a location to save the program, select DESKTOP.  If a prompt did not appear asking where to save the download, then press CTRL-J on your keyboard to view the browser Downloads Manager. The file name of this installer is BLS2020INSTALLER.EXE. Wait until download has completed before continuing.
(OPTIONAL) - Download the BLS-2020 Clipart Installer using your web browser:
  1. On the same page as the BLS-2020 Program Installer, there is the BLS-2020 Clipart Installer. This is not required for operation of BLS.
  2. Click the DOWNLOAD button for that installer.
  3. If prompted for a location to save the program, select DESKTOP.  If a prompt did not appear asking where to save the download, then press CTRL-J on your keyboard to view the browser Downloads Manager. The file name of this installer is BLS2020CLIPARTINSTALLER.EXE. Wait until download has completed before continuing.
(OPTIONAL) - Download the Master Bowler Database 2020 using your web browser:
  1. On the same page as the BLS-2020 Program Installer, there is the Master Bowler Database 2020 Installer. This is not required for operation of BLS.
  2. Click the DOWNLOAD button for that installer.
  3. If prompted for a location to save the program, select DESKTOP.  If a prompt did not appear asking where to save the download, then press CTRL-J on your keyboard to view the browser Downloads Manager. The file name of this installer is MBD2020INSTALLER.EXE. Wait until download has completed before continuing.
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

The following are step by step instructions for installing the software using the installer(s) downloaded.

 

If installing BLS-2020 on the same computer the installers were downloaded:
  1. Locate the BLS2020INSTALLER.EXE file downloaded and double-click to begin installation. Note that if your Windows uses different user accounts, you must have Administrator privileges.
  2. Follow the step by step process provided by the installer.
  3. After the installer has completed, repeat the process with the BLS2020CLIPARTINSTALLER.EXE if downloaded.
  4. After the installer has completed, repeat the process with the MBD2020INSTALLER.EXE if downloaded.
If installing BLS-2020 on a different computer then from where the installers were downloaded:
  1. Copy the downloaded installers to a USB Flash Drive and take the drive to the computer where the program will be installed.
  2. Locate the BLS2020INSTALLER.EXE file on the flash drive and double-click to begin installation. Note that if your Windows uses different user accounts, you must have Administrator privileges.
  3. Follow the step by step process provided by the installer.
  4. After the installer has completed, repeat the process with the BLS2020CLIPARTINSTALLER.EXE if downloaded.
  5. After the installer has completed, repeat the process with the MBD2020INSTALLER.EXE if downloaded.

 


REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

The following are step by step instructions for registering the program.

 

If BLS-2020 is on the same computer where you have access to your email where the registration information is contained:
  1. Locate the email that contains the block of registration information. It will look something like:
    - - - - - - - Registration Information For BLS-2020 A/S - - - - - - - - -
     PRODUCT NAME: BLS-2020 A/S
     SERIAL NUMBER: 111111
     FIRST NAME: John
     LAST NAME: Doe
     COMPANY: Main Street Bowl
     REGISTERED TO: Company
     LEAGUE NAME: (leave this space blank and do not enter any information)
     SCORING SYSTEM: Conqueror Pro (QubicaAMF)
     LANES: 32
     E-MAIL: john@doe.com
     ADDRESS: 123 Main St
     CITY: Any Town
     STATE: WA
     POSTAL CODE: 98765-4321
     COUNTRY: US
     REGISTRATION KEY: NMPRST-VAEES6A1-XC9XCG-7LKWMR-KETELA-FDW1W
     TEMP CODE:
     USE TEMPORARY CODE: NO
     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  2. Highlight the entire block of information from the starting dashes all the way down to the ending slashes. Using your keyboard, press CTRL-C to copy into memory.
  3. Open BLS-2020 by clicking on the program shortcut on the desktop.
  4. Click Register using Permanent Registration.
  5. Acknowledge the 2 or 3 prompts presented.
  6. Click the blue PASTE FROM CLIPBOARD button to paste the block of registration information.
  7. Click PROCESS Registration.
  8. The Registration should show as valid - Click the Update Registration and Finish button.
If BLS-2020 is not on the same computer where you have access to your email where the registration information is contained:
  1. Print the information from the email. The important information is the entire block of program registration shown, as an example, here:
    - - - - - - - Registration Information For BLS-2020 Pro - - - - - - - - -
     PRODUCT NAME: BLS-2020 A/S
     SERIAL NUMBER: 111111
     FIRST NAME: John
     LAST NAME: Doe
     COMPANY: Main Street Bowl
     REGISTERED TO: Company
     LEAGUE NAME: (leave this space blank and do not enter any information)
     SCORING SYSTEM: Conqueror Pro (QubicaAMF)
     LANES: 32
     E-MAIL: john@doe.com
     ADDRESS: 123 Main St
     CITY: Any Town
     STATE: WA
     POSTAL CODE: 98765-4321
     COUNTRY: US
     REGISTRATION KEY: NMPRST-VAEES6A1-XC9XCG-7LKWMR-KETELA-FDW1W
     TEMP CODE:
     USE TEMPORARY CODE: NO
     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  2. Open BLS-2020 by clicking on the program shortcut on the desktop.
  3. Click Register using Permanent Registration.
  4. Acknowledge the 2 or 3 prompts presented.
  5. Enter each piece of information from step 1 into each field. It does not matter if it is UPPER or lower Case.
    For example - Using the above information - First name must have John entered. It could by typed as JOHN or john or John or JOhn, etc.
    Where it says company, according to the example above, it must be left blank. If a company name was typed in, the program will not register.
    The email, address, city, state, postal code and country fields are the only fields that can be different.
    Where it says Scoring System, be sure to check the ENTIRE list of scoring systems in the list to make sure it matches what the email stated.
  6. If all of the pieces of information have been entered correctly, then the registration should show as valid - Click the Update Registration and Finish button. If it does not, then one of the fields is not correctly filled out or set.