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How do I install AutoPunchâ„¢?

 

There are now several versions of the software for SINGER® Futura™ and AutoPunch available on the market. The most current is version 1.0.0.2. To determine what version of either software you have, you will find this information around the inside rim of the CD at approximately 4 o'clock. Before loading AutoPunch into your computer, check the version and then follow the steps below. 
 
 
To load base software 1.0.0.0 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.0 or base software 1.0.0.1 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.1
 
1. Load Base software (have machine set-up for embroidery with USB connected to both machine and computer – machine turned OFF) 
2. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
3. Close program and turn off the machine 
4. Install AutoPunch and leave the CD in the tray 
5. Download appropriate update for Windows Version from the Futura-Support.com updates and save to desktop 
6. Double left click on the desktop download icon to install update 
7. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
8. Type in the Access code from AutoPunch jewel case and then left click on the check mark to open program
 
To load base software 1.0.0.0 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.1 or base software 1.0.0.1 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.0
 
1. Load Base software (have machine set-up for embroidery with USB connected to both machine and computer - machine turned OFF) 
2. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
3. Close program and turn off the machine 
4. Install AutoPunch and leave the CD in the tray 
5. Download appropriate update for Windows Version from the Futura-Support.com updates and save to desktop 
6. Double left click on the desktop download icon to install update 
7. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
8. Type in the Access code from AutoPunch jewel case and then left click on the check mark to open program 
 
To load base software 1.0.0.0 or 1.0.0.1 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.2
 
1. Load Base software (have machine set-up for embroidery with USB connected to both machine and computer- machine turned OFF) 
2. Turn on Futura machine and double left click on  Futura™ icon to open program 
 
3. Close software and turn off machine 
4. Download appropriate update for Windows Version from the Futura-Support.com updates and save to desktop 
5. Double left click on the desktop download icon to install update 
6. Install AutoPunch using Installation Wizard – leave CD in tray 
7. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™machine and double left click to open program 
8. Type in Access Code from AutoPunch jewel case and then left click on check mark to open program 
 
To load base software 1.0.0.2 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.0 or 1.0.0.1
 
1. Load Base software (have machine set-up for embroidery with USB connected to both machine and computer- machine turned OFF) 
2. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
3. Close program and turn off machine 
4. Place AutoPunch CD in tray but CANCEL Installation Wizard 
5. Download appropriate update for Windows Version from the Futura-Support.com updates and save to desktop 
6. Double left click on the desktop download icon to install update 
7. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ Machine and double left click to open the program 
8. Type in Access Code from AutoPunch jewel case and then left click on check mark to open program 
 
To load base software 1.0.0.1 with AutoPunch 1.0.0.1 
 
1. Load Base software (have the machine set-up for embroidery with USB connected to both machine and computer – machine turned OFF) 
2. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
3. Close program and then turn off the machine 
4. Install the AutoPunch program and leave the CD in the tray 
5. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on SINGER Futura icon to open program 
6. Type in the Access code from AutoPunch jewel case and then left click on the check mark to open program* 
7. Close program and then turn off the machine 
8. Download appropriate update for Windows version from the Futura-Support.com updates and save to desktop 
9. Double left click on the desktop icon to install update 
10. Turn on Futura machine and double left click on SINGER®  Futura™ icon to open program 
11. Close program and then turn off the machine 
 
To load base software 1.0.0.2 and AutoPunch 1.0.0.2 
 
1. Install Base software (have machine set-up for embroidery with USB connected to both the machine and computer- machine turned OFF) 
2. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on Futura icon to open program 
3. Close program and then turn off machine 
4. Install AutoPunch program and leave the CD in the tray 
5. Turn on SINGER®  Futura™ machine and double left click on SINGER Futura icon to open program 
6. Type in Access Code from AutoPunch jewel case and then left click on check mark* 
7. Close program and turn off machine
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