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Downloading and Applying the Latest Ancestral Quest "Quick Fix" / "Patch" Update in Windows

When directed by Incline Software, you may need to download and install the latest update for Ancestral Quest. In this Tip, we give you the complete step-by-step procedure. Where a procedure may be slightly different between Windows 10 and Windows 8/7/Vista, or between MS Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, you will see those instructions appearing within a color-coded section.

You may want to read through all of these instructions, first, before completing the procedure. This will help you understand and be familiar with what will be required before starting.

Ancestral Quest
Latest "Quick Fix" / "Patch" Install Procedure
  Windows 10-specific portions Windows 8.x/7/Vista-specific portions
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MS Internet Explorer-specific portions Mozilla Firefox-specific portions
  Make sure that Ancestral Quest is closed -- the program cannot be running when performing this procedure.
1 Click here to download the update file.
2 Choose to save the file:
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Click the Save button.
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Click the dot next to Save file, then click OK.
3 When you go to save the the file, it may automatically go to your Downloads folder. Otherwise, you may wish to save it on your Windows Desktop. Just make note of the location where the file is saved.
If given the option of a location in which to save the file, on the left panel of the Save As dialog box, click on Desktop, then click the Save button.
Otherwise the file will likely be saved to your Downloads folder.
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At the top of the Save As window, click the right arrow to the left of your Computer Name and choose Desktop. Click the Save button.
4 Once the file has downloaded, go to your Desktop, or your Downloads folder, and double-click on the 15Latest.zip file.
5 The Latest.zip window opens. Click on Extract All (Files).
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Extract All is found on the Ribbon near the top of the window, within the Compressed Folder Tools - Extract tab.
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Extract All Files is found on the menu bar near the top of the window.
6 The Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders window opens.
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Click to remove the checkmark from the Show extracted files when complete box.
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Click to remove the checkmark from the Show extracted files when complete box.
7 We need to tell the computer the folder into which to extract the files. Click on the Browse button.
8 Within the Select a destination window, we need to navigate to and select the Ancestral Quest 15 program folder.
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In the left panel, click on This PC, if necessary.
Click on Local Disk (C:).
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Click the right arrow next to Computer.
Click the right arrow next to Local Disk (C:).
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In the main portion of this window, double-click on the Program Files (x86) folder.
Then, double-click on the Incline Software folder.
Then, click once on the folder for Ancestral Quest 15.
At the bottom of this window, click on the Select Folder button.
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Click the right arrow next to Program Files (x86) [or Program Files on 32-bit systems].
Click the right arrow next to Incline Software.
Click once on the folder for Ancestral Quest 15.
Click on OK.
9 Back in the Extract Compressed (Zipped) Folders window, the correct destination should appear.
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Click the Extract button.
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Click the Extract button.
10 We need to replace two of the existing files in the AQ 15 program folder.
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Click on the option Replace the files in the destination.

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Click to place a checkmark in the box labeled Do this for all current items
Click the Continue button.
If the User Account Control window appears, saying that Windows needs your permission to continue, click the Continue button.
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Click the Copy and Replace option for the AncQuest.exe file.
Click the Copy and Replace option for the AQ.1033lng file.

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Click the Continue button.
If the User Account Control window appears, saying that Windows needs your permission to continue, click the Continue button.
11 You may now close out of all of these windows.
Launch Ancestral Quest 15.
Go to the Menu bar at the top of the program and choose Help, then About Ancestral Quest.
The complete Version number should say 15.0.19, but you should see that the date is now 4/9/2019.
Click OK to close this window.
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