System Requirements

design2treat was developed and tested for Windows systems. Other operating systems are not supported. For (experimental) use under Linux there are special instructions below.

Current limitation:
If you are already using design2treat in version 5.xx, you need to update the installed dongle driver prior to the usage of design2treat 6. In addition it may be necessary to update the firmware of the usb dongle. More information can be found in the Support menu.

There are no special hardware requirements. If the Windows operating system is running, design2treat will work as well. However, as design2treat is copy-protected by a USB dongle, one free USB port is required for this dongle.

In the following you find information to the program versions and their compatibility to the various Windows version.

design2treat, Versiones 5.15 to 6.0

All design2treat versions of version 5.15 up to the current version 6.0 are fully functional on all versions of Windows with USB support. Currently Windows XP/Vista/7/8.1/10 are supported, both 32-bit and 64-bit variants.

Current limitation:
If you are already using design2treat in version 5.xx, you need to update the installed dongle driver prior to the usage of design2treat 6. In addition it may be necessary to update the firmware of the usb dongle. More information can be found in the Support menu.

Windows NT is not supported due to missing drivers for USB.

ARA-Ber Versions 5.00 to 5.14

All ARA-Ber versions of version 5.0 up to version 5.14 are fully functional on Windows 95/98/2000/XP. All ARA-Ber versions of version 5.0 up to version 5.14 are fully functional on Windows 95/98/2000/XP.

Windows NT is not supported due to missing drivers for USB.

ARA-Ber will work under Windows versions (32 - and 64-bit) from Windows Vista up to Windows 8.1. The setup program, however is not compatible to Windows Vista and newer, so that the installation of the software must be done manually.The functionality with Windows 10 was not tested due to the outdated ARA-Ber versions. For manual installation the unzipped program files will be needed. These files can either be copied from a ARA-Ber version that is installed on a Windows XP based PC, or please request the program files from us.

The manual installation is done in few steps:

  • Copy the unzipped program files in a subdirectory of the program files directory: C:\Program files (x86)\ARA-Ber
  • Create the start menu entries for the program, the help and the manual
  • Install of the dongle driver

Please note, that we do not grant any support for using the out-dated ARA-Ber versions under Windows Vista and newer.

Latest Dongle Driver

The latest dongle drivers can be downloaded from the dongle manufacturer SafeNet:

https://sentinelcustomer.gemalto.com/sentineldownloads

On this page, the search can be restricted to the following selections:

User Category:
End User
Product:
HASP HL
Operating System:
Windows
Type:
All
Language:
All

Required driver package: Sentinel HASP/LDK Windows GUI Run-time Installer

Use under Linux

design2treat was developed for Windows and has not been tested under Linux. The SafeNet dongle vendor provides Linux drivers for downloading so that the design2treat dongle can be used under Linux in principle. In order to be able to use design2treat, it has to be installed in WINE. If you have the USB dongle in the WINE environment available, design2treat MIGHT work.

Please note, however, that this has not been tested by us!

We can therefore offer no guarantee for the functionality and no support for the use of design2treat under Linux.