The Promethean ActivDriver hardware driver is not updated when you use the ActivInspire software update feature. The latest driver for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux must be downloaded and installed separately by the end user. Both the ActivInspire application and the correct ActivDriver for both your hardware and operating system should be updated. The ActivDriver is required for the computer to communicate with the ActivBoard. If you do not have the correct driver installed, the ActivPen will not work on the ActivBoard. Features:-Ability to enter more than one correct answer or variations of the same answers i.e.
My board has smudges on it. If your ActivInspire is running on your computer and you can see it on the board but your pens are not responding on the board. At least once a week, or more if you are working on a document that you would not want to lose. Pledge household cleaner can be used on the board to smooth scratches and prevent the pen from screeching when writing on the board. After calibrating, check that the tip of your ActivPen lines up with the cursor on the ActivBoard.
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At least once a week, or more if you are working on a document that you would not want to lose.
Download applications for mobile, Mac, Windows and Linux. Choose your own wallet. DeFiChain wallet mobile app. Lightweight, instant access to. Download the zip file for your OSX. Install ActivInspire and the ActivDriver. See the check list, and quick things to note here. Make sound come from your board; Protecting ActivInspire from McAfee by excluding ActivInspire files from Anti-virus scans; Install the Resource pack (Takes about 2 minutes) OSX 10.6 and Onwards.
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Make sure your computer is turned on. Backup your files It is important to back up all your files and documents on a regular basis. If you can’t tell which is which unplug them both. actlvmanager
Wait 30 seconds or so and then plug it back in to your computer. The ActivManager icon shows whether or not your Promethean hardware is connected.
It is important to back up all your files and documents on a regular basis. Solvusoft’s close relationship with Microsoft as a Gold Certified Partner enables us to provide best-in-class software solutions that are optimized for performance on Windows operating systems. An icon will appear on your desktop for the device.
Drag and Drop files into the icon. After calibrating, check that the tip of your ActivPen lines up with the cursor on the ActivBoard. If your pens are not responding this can be done from your computer actiivmanager the computer mouse.
Are the air filters dirty? Your Promethean Board does not need to be cleaned weekly. To adjust the volume; adjust the knob on the dark grey section on the left side of the board—NOT on the white box. Sound is fed through USB cable. Pledge household cleaner can be used on the board to smooth scratches and prevent the pen from screeching when writing on activmaager board.
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Why is the sound coming from the computer speakers and not the board? My ActivPen is not aligned to the cursor on the board. When you are done, drag the icon into the Trash The Trash icon will change into an Eject activjanager.
As a Gold Activjanager Independent Software Vendor ISVSolvusoft is able to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction through delivering top-level software and service solutions, which have been subject to a rigourous and continually-audited approval process by Microsoft.
If you are asked for a password just click OK with no password entered. Then, wipe it clean using Expo cleaner.
How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? Check to make sure that all cables are securely fastened to the computer. At the Board Method 1. If the ActivManager icon looks like, the computer is recognizing that the ActivBoard is connected. If your activanager contains the Promethean logo, the hardware has been detected by your computer. Remove the device from your computer and store it in a safe place!
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The Promethean ActivBoard and ActivPanel are popular choices for schools that require some form of interactive display. For years, Mac users had to put up with buggy ports of Windows software (see: Hitachi, SMART, etc) until Promethean brought out proper Mac software (initially, the job of creating the Mac version was put in the capable hands of MacKiev). In my opinion, this forced other manufacturers such as SMART to play catch up. Shortly after Promethean really committed to the Apple market, SMART upped the quality of their Mac software, ditching the slow and buggy Java-infested port of their Windows ‘Notebook’ software that performed awfully on the Mac. Nowadays, Mac users expect high quality software for their interactive displays and, on the whole, manufacturers tend to meet that expectation.
I was surprised recently to learn that Promethean have stopped providing a proper Mac pkg installer to install the drivers for their boards & panels. I asked their support department via Twitter about the reason for this change and I received the response that
“The industry is moving away from the Windows MSI installer package. We’re changing, too, so we can work with Windows/Mac/Linux.”
I’m not 100% sure what that means. I haven’t noticed Windows software moving away from the MSI model. Unless your app is in the App Store, a standard Mac pkg is still the best way of distributing software that requires the installation of stuff outside of the main application bundle.
Faced with the task of deploying the latest driver to hundreds of Macs, there was no way I was going to run the installer on machines manually. I set about trying to decipher what was inside the app bundle and found some good clues:
Looking at the shell script and at other files within the bundle, I found numerous references to installbuilder. A quick Google later and it turns out that InstallBuilder is a product offered by BitRock. Surprise, surprise, its party trick is to churn out cross-platform installers, saving developers time and money. This is Installer VISE and Zero G InstallerAnywhere all over again. I’d have preferred it if Promethean had told me the real reason that they have switched to this installer type (to save £££).
I sifted through the docs on the BitRock website and noticed reference to a
--help flag that could be passed to the installbuilder.sh launcher. Running this gave some reassuring output:
I crossed my fingers and went for
sudo activdriver-5.13.12-osx-installer-x64.app/Contents/MacOS/installbuilder.sh --mode unattended
I was pleasantly surprised to be met with what looked like a successful installation. An installer log was written to
/tmp/bitrock_installer.log and detailed what was installed and where.
Because I consider this method of installation to be a right bloody mess, it’s my preference to repackage the installed files using something like the excellent Packages app. I could opt to push out this installer using one of our Crossover custom scripts, but for manageability and uniformity, I think a standard pkg will work better in the long run.
The files you’ll need to capture and repackage:
If there is any interest, I will write up how to create a package using Packages, but it’s fairly straightforward. The only thing to keep an eye on is permissions!
To finish this post I will mention that there is an equivalent uninstall tool that can be called from the command-line:
Again, this will uninstall without any prompts and will write a log file to
/tmp/bitrock_installer.log. The uninstaller does generate some error output, namely:
It looks like one of the developers was suffering from fat finger syndrome that day. It does appear to uninstall all of the cruft correctly, however. The install and uninstall commands could be written up as munki
preuninstall_script pkginfo keys after the .app is installed somewhere on the Mac. I trust my own repackage much more than this clunky one-size-fits-all installer, so I’ll stick to repackaging for now.
If this has caused you problems, please let Promethean know about it!
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If you have any questions installing, call or email us!
Steps to follow:
1. Download the zip file for your OSX
2. Install ActivInspire and the ActivDriver
3. See the check list, and quick things to note here.
Activdriver Download For Mac Os
- Make sound come from your board
- Protecting ActivInspire from McAfee by excluding ActivInspire files from Anti-virus scans
- Install the Resource pack (Takes about 2 minutes)
OSX 10.6 and Onwards
Download with ActivInspire and the ActivDriver here
OSX 10.4 and 10.5
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Download the zip file with ActivInspire and the ActivDriver here