BERNINA Embroidery Software V8 Update 1

(Also known as V8.OT R2  6 November 2017)

Computer screen shotWho needs the update:
  • Version 8.0K
  • Version 8.OM
  • Version 8.OR
  • Version 8.0S
  • Version 8.0T
  • Version 8.0T R1
  • Version 8 0T R2 (June/Sept)

Which version of BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 Designer Plus do I have?
  • Open your BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 Designer plus
  • Click on HELP > then click on ABOUT.  See picture to right ...
    Above the "OK" box you will see the current version of your software

Why this there a V8.1 and what is different?
Click HERE to view Release NotesThis is a 33 page printable document. 

How To Update - to V8.1

  • Determine the current version of your BERNINA Embroidey Software.  (See steps above)
  • Verify that your computer meets or exceeds the requirements to update to V8.1 BERNINA Embroidery Software:

    V8.1 BERNINA Embroidery Software - System Requirements
    Windows Edition or Operating System:  Windows 10, Windows 8.1 or Windows 7
    System Type: 32-bit or 64 bit-editions, with latest updates and service packs
    Processor: Intel Core i3/5/7 or AMD Athlon 64 processor
    Installed Memory (RAM): Minimum 4 GB RAM - Recommended 8 GB
    Minimum 80 GB hard disk space (free space: 40) - Recommended 256 GB hard disk space (free space 60 GB)
    Minimum 1366 x 768 screen resolution
    Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or later
       (Internet Explorer 11 is part of Windows 10 - it can be accessed by typing Internet Explorer in the search box to the lower left of the screen.)
    Current version of Adobe Reader.

  • Before installation of V8 Update 1 or V8 FullVersion, download and install new HASP Driver Version 7.66
          Click here and look under Firmware to download.
  • Download V8 Update 1 AND V8 FullVersion.   Click here to download. 
    Download both files.  Listen to 30 minute recorded webinar to find out why.
  • Watch the 30 minute recorded webinar - Click here to watch.
  • Print the .pdf file of the slides from the  "BERNINA Embroidery Software Installation" webinar.  Click here to print (71 pages). 
    You will need Adobe Reader to open this document.  Click here to download Adobe Reader for a Windows 10 computer.
    You will use this as an installation guide.  

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