Installing Best Consignment Software Demo

Note: If the computer was purchased from a retail store, it is possible that the 'Ultimate Administrator' for the computer is turned off. It will need to be turned on to install software. Read more...



For Vista/Win 7/8/10, Turn User Accounts off:

Turning User Accounts off will stop Vista/Win7/8/10 from interfering with changes on the computer. Turning UAC off will also get rid of 'nag screens' which pop up each time a change is attempted on the computer. (They will be replaced by another nag screen warning that UAC has been turned off. Thank you Microsoft.)

Go to Start > Control Panel > User Accounts and click on 'Change User Account Control settings'...

For Windows 7/8/10, turn User Accounts off by dragging the slider bottom to its lowest setting and click OK:

Ignore Windows' warning about 'Not recommended'.

For Vista, UNCHECK the box and click OK:

Ignore Windows' recommendation to leave UAC on.

Reboot the computer.



Download the BCSS™ Installation File:

The 'Installation File' is the file that is downloaded to the computer and run from the hard drive to install BCSS™ or PPSS™.

Go to the download page for BCSS™: https://www.bestconsignmentshopsoftware.com/kapersky.htm.

Answer 'Yes' or 'No' to the Kaspersky question and on the next screen select Windows XP or Vista or Windows 7/8/10. (To see your Windows version, click on the Start Button, right click on Computer and click on Properties.)

On the next screen, select the free demo you wish to download: (BCSS™: Intro™, Deluxe™, Diamond™, Virtual™, CSTS™ or UBCS™) (PPSS™: Intro™, Deluxe™, Diamond™, 24k™, CPRS™, Diamond for FL™, 24k for FL™).

Don't choose 'Run' on the download screen. Choose 'Save' and save the file to the Desktop.

(If the Desktop was not selected as the destination for saving the download, the downloaded file will be at the last download location remembered by Windows. Often that is the Downloads folder under your computer's username. To go there, click on Start then your username then Downloads.)


To Install BCSS™ or PPSS™ on an XP Machine...

Double click on the installation file...

...and follow the prompts to install BCSS™.

Click the new Desktop Icon (BCSS Run or PPSS Run) to run the program.


Uninstall / Reinstall

Please note: If you are uninstalling and reinstalling BCSS™ or PPSS, make very certain that you have a good copy of your data files. See the User's Guide for Data Backup Then:

  1. Follow the steps just above for downloading and saving the BCSS™ or PPSS Installation File to the Desktop.
  2. Double click the new Desktop Installation Icon.

  3. Leave the first option ('Uninstall') checked.

  4. Click 'Next' and follow the prompts to complete the uninstall.
  5. Double click the new Desktop Icon again.
  6. Follow the prompts to finish the installation. (Note that BCSS™ will be installed in a folder named BCSS™ on the C: drive. The path will be C:\BCSS. PPSS will be installed at C:\PPSS.)
  7. Reboot if Windows suggests it.
  8. Click the new Desktop Icon (BCSS Run or PPSS Run) to run the program.

Restore Data

  1. In BCSS™ or PPSS, click on Utilities (upper right on the Main Menu) then Database Restore.
  2. Navigate to the most recent data backup folder, select it and click Save.

Data should be restored. If a problem persists:

  1. In the upper-right corner, press Send Data and wait for confirmation that 69 files have been uploaded to our server.
  2. Send an email to zipfiles@mm.st along with your name, shop name, BCSS™ or PPSS edition (Intro, Deluxe, etc.) and details of the issue including any error message and what action precedes the error.
  3. Wait for a response from tech support.


To Install BCSS™ or PPSS on Vista and Win7/8/10 Machines:

  1. On the Desktop RIGHT click on the installation file:

  2. Select Properties (at the bottom of the list).
  3. On the General tab, click 'Unblock' then 'Apply' then 'OK'. (Skip this step if 'Unblock' is not present.)

  4. click on the Shortcut tab:

  5. Click on the Advanced Button:

  6. Check 'Run as administrator':

  7. Click OK and click OK again.
  8. Click the new Desktop Icon (BCSS Run or PPSS Run) to run the program.


Uninstall / Reinstall

Please note: If you are uninstalling and reinstalling BCSS™ or PPSS, make very certain that you have a good copy of your data files. See the User's Guide for Data Backup Then:

  1. Double click the new Desktop Installation Icon.

  2. Leave the first option ('Uninstall') checked.
  3. Click 'Next' and follow the prompts to complete the uninstall.
  4. Double click the new Desktop Icon again.
  5. Follow the prompts to finish the installation.
  6. Reboot if Windows suggests it.
  7. Click the new Desktop Icon (BCSS Run or PPSS Run) to run the program.

Restore Data

  1. In BCSS™ or PPSS, click on Utilities (upper right on the Main Menu) then Database Restore.
  2. Navigate to the most recent data backup folder, select it and click Save.

Data should be restored. If a problem persists:

  1. In the upper-right corner, press Send Data and wait for confirmation that 69 files have been uploaded to our server. (If that fails, see Send Data to Support.)
  2. Send an email to zipfiles@mm.st along with your name, shop name, BCSS™ or PPSS edition (Intro, Deluxe, etc.) and details of the issue including any error message and what action precedes the error.
  3. Wait for a response from tech support.


Configure BCSS™ for Your Business

In BCSS™, in the upper left corner, click on File...

Click on Program Setup (not shown).

Click on each colored tab at the top and complete information on each screen as it pertains to your business and how you will use the program. Spend a few minutes reading each page closely so you'll know where things are for future reference. Click Save/Exit when settings are completed.

In BCSS™ or PPSS click on Help (upper right) and select Tutorial.

The User's Guide for BCSS™ or PPSS by pressing the F1 key while viewing the program.


For assistance please contact Brent Wittke, Modus9, WA email