Using WinTOTAL and TOTAL with Windows 8.1
This document explains how to launch our desktop software within Windows 8.1.
Document 9010 | Last updated: 01/31/2019 RR2
If you plan on using TOTAL or WinTOTAL with Windows 8, you'll need to make sure your device is running Windows 8.1. Version 8.1 is a free upgrade available to all Windows 8 and Windows RT users. Click here to learn how to update your operating system.
Windows RT, used for older tablets, only allows you to install programs available in the Windows Store. Therefore, WinTOTAL and TOTAL can't be installed on any device running Windows RT. Click here for our minimum and recommended system requirements.
Keep reading to learn how to launch TOTAL or WinTOTAL on Windows 8.1.
There are a few different ways to locate your a la mode software in Windows 8.1. Choose a panel below for instructions.
Simply start typing the word "WinTOTAL" or "TOTAL" from your Start screen. In Windows 8, when you start typing on your keyboard from the Start screen, it immediately opens a search panel on the right side of your screen and begins searching the keywords you have entered.
Once you have located WinTOTAL or TOTAL, right‑click the application and choose Pin to Start.
Return to your Start screen and click the WinTOTAL or TOTAL tile to launch the program.