How to install the V8 Update 1

Please follow the three steps (preparation, installation and registration) to successfully install the update.

Important notes

  • The download and installation may take a while because of the size of the newly integrated Corel Version.
  • During installation, the previous CorelDRAW Essentials X6 will be replaced by the new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite SE.
  • Makes sure that no other software is running, when starting the installation.
  • Without internet connection, installation will not start.

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Step 1: Prepare your computer

First, make sure to have Administrator Rights and Internet Connection.
Second, update your Windows operating system, Internet Explorer and Adobe Reader.
Minimum System Requirements
Before V8.0K: Intel Core 2 Duo, Internet Explorer 9
Now V8.0T R2: Intel Core i3/5/7, Internet Explorer 11

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Use Internet Explorer 11 as standard browser. Set security settings to medium so the download is not blocked.

In Internet Explorer 11 go to: Extras (Alt X) > Internet Options (t) > Security tab and set the security level to medium-high.

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If not already done, put the BERNINA folder (C:\Program Files (x86)\BERNINA) in the exception or exclusion list of your antivirus software. The support pages explain how this works, for example AVG For Norton, BERNINA folder must be put in both Scan and Sonar exclusion list. Refer to

Continue with Step 2