This article provides a brief illustrated walkthrough on how to install EmbroideryStudio e4.  It is broken down into 4 sections.  First is Prerequisites which is everything you need to get started.  Second is EmbroideryStudio e4 installation.  Third is CorelDRAW X8 installation.  Fourth is installation finalization.  This final step is important for EmbroideryStudio and CorelDRAW integration.

PrerequisitesThe following are necessary to install EmbroideryStudio e4

  • EmbroideryStudio e4 Installation USB Drive
  • New EmbroideryStudio e4 Dongle
  • Old Wilcom dongle (if updating only)
  • 2-3 Available USB ports (One for the installation USB drive, one for the e4 dongle, and one for your old Wilcom dongle, if updating.)
  • CorelDRAW X8 Serial Number
  • Internet Connection (required)

A. EmbroideryStudio e4 Installation Follow these steps to install EmbroideryStudio e4.  CorelDRAW X8 installation steps will follow.

1.) Windows may ask for your permission to allow the Wilcom installer to make changes to your device.  Allow to continue.

2.) The installer will install the dongle driver.

EmbroideryStudio e4 dongle driver install

3.)  Click Next to Continue

EmbroideryStudio e4 installer welcome

4.) Accept the license agreement, then click Next.

EmbroideryStudio e4 user agreement

5.) Attach your EmbroideryStudio e4 dongle to a USB port, and press OK. The installer may also ask for your old dongle to be attached to a USB port, as well, to perform a “brain transplant.”

EmbroideryStudio e4 attach dongle

6.) For most users, a Complete install is recommended. Advanced users can choose Custom, and pick what is installed. Choose your option and click Next.

EmbroideryStudio e4 install options

7.1) If you select a Complete installation, choose any additional languages you would like installed.  (English is the default).  Now click Next.

EmbroideryStudio e4 languages

7.2) If you select a Custom installation, choose the options you would like installed, then click Next.

EmbroideryStudio e4 custom install options

8.) Now choose the location you want to install EmbroideryStudio e4.  The default location is recommended.  Click Next.

EmbroideryStudio e4 custom install path

9.)  If you have a previous version of EmbroideryStudio installed you will be asked if you want to merge user-defined settings.  Choose “I do not wish to merge,” and click Next.

EmbroideryStudio e4 merge settings

10.) Click Install to start installation of EmbroideryStudio e4

EmbroideryStudio e4 start install

11.) Select Yes, and Click Finish to reboot your computer, and complete the EmbroideryStudio e4 installation.

EmbroideryStudio e4 reboot

12.) After reboot you get the following message.  Indicating a successful install.  You’re now ready to start the CorelDRAW X8 installation.

EmbroideryStudio e4 sucessful install

B. CorelDRAW X8 Installation Follow these steps to install CorelDRAW X8.

1.) Windows may ask for your permission to allow the CorelDRAW X8 installer to make changes to your computer.  Allow to continue.

2.) Accept the CorelDRAW X8 End User License Agreement (EULA).

coreldraw x8 license agreement

3.) Type in your name, and your CorelDRAW X8 serial number, then click Next.

coreldraw x8 user and serial number

4.) Choose your installation option either Typical Installation or Custom Installation.  For most users, we recommend Typical Installation.  Click Typical Installation and the installer will start.

coreldraw x8 install options

5.) Once installation is complete either login to an existing Corel Account, or create one, then continue.

coreldraw x8 corel account setup

C. Finalize InstallationFollow these steps to finish the EmbroideryStudio e4 installation.

1.) Open EmbroideryStudio e4. I will ask to modify your device to allow integration with CorelDRAW X4. Allow this action to move forward.

EmbroideryStudio e4 enable graphic mode

2.) Congratulations! You have installed EmbroideryStudio e4!

EmbroideryStudio e4 installed

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