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DW Spectrum® IPVMS Certification Course Computer Prep
Thank you for registering for the DW Spectrum IPVMS Certification Course.  We are excited to demonstrate and teach all that DW Spectrum has to offer.  To make the most of instruction time, we ask all attendees to prepare their computers PRIOR to training day.
Before starting installation, please check that your computer meets the following specification:
  • I3 Intel CPU or better
  • 4GB RAM, 8GB preferred
  • 30GB free space on your hard drive
  • Windows 7, 8.1, 10 Pro or Enterprise
Below are links for the software you will need to install prior to training day.
Please download the DW IP Finder Installer and the appropriate Full Spectrum client file according to your laptop’s operating system (32 or 64 bit):
As software is installed, you’ll require administrative privileges.
  • Right click and run as administrator

Start installation by opening digitalwatchdog-dwspectrum application file:       
  • Click Next
  • Accept terms of the software licensing agreement and click Next
  • Launch both Server and Client Installers.
  • Click Next
  • Click Install
  • To configure your system to be NVR:
    • For System Name, enter  “NVR2282” (like NVR and house number)
    • For Password, enter “admin” (this will make the system like a DW built server)
  • Next, the software will prompt for Client installation
  • Click Install
  • Click Next
This will install Spectrum Client.
Upon completion, you should be able to run Spectrum. Please do not run Spectrum until training day.
Thank you.