How to Install Polar ProTrainer 5 on Windows 8

Installation of Polar Pro Trainer 5 on Windows 8 requires administrator rights. User accounts that are members of the 'local Administrators' group will run most applications as a standard user. If, then, you are logged into the system as standard user, the system will require you to give the administrator’s password to install the software.

If the installation does not start automatically when you insert installation CD to CD-drive, use Windows Explorer to open index.html file.

1. Choose your language.

2. Read the license agreement and agree to proceed to the installation.

3. Click Install.

4. Click Finish to complete the installation.

By default:
On the Win 8 Polar ProTrainer 5 is installed to C:\Program Files\Polar\Polar ProTrainer.
(Win 8 64 -bit C:\Program Files (x86) \Polar\Polar ProTrainer)

5. When you start the software for the first time and if you are connected to the internet, the following dialog is displayed. With this the automatic ProTrainer 5 updater asks for permission to update the freshly-installed software. Click Next.

If you are not logged in as administrator, enter your administrator’s password to allow the update to proceed.