PCBx3 | Automatic Upgrade Manager

The PCBx3 Upgrade Manager is a small application that automates the installation of new releases. The application is invoked automatically when a new release is detected in the system folder. In multi-user environments users simply press OK to have the latest version installed.

Note, the zip file contains the upgrade manager for both MS Office environments (2014 and earlier) and (2016 and later).

Version 1.20.00
Size 112 KB
Date 3/01/2022
Installation Guide

Click the above Download Now button and then simply follow the below steps:

  1. Download and save the zip file to the PCBx3 System folder on your hard disk
  2. Extract the enclosed file to the same folder
  3. The Upgrade Manager starts automatically when a new PCBx3 Manager release is detected in the system folder
  4. Once started, simply follow the Upgrade Manager's instructions


Not sure where the PCBx3 System folder is?

Simply open PCBx3 Manager and then select System on the main menu and then Folder Paths.

The reference to the system folder is the System Files entry on the form

You can delete the zip file after successful installation.

PCBx3 Manager System Requirements

Minimum requirements for a successful PCBx3 Manager installation.

PC & Windows OS

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, 10 or 11
  • At least 1 GHz Intel or AMD processor
  • At least 4GB of RAM
  • At least 250MB of Hard disk space
  • Access to the Internet

Application Integration

  • Microsoft Office 2014 or earlier versions
  • Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 or 2021
  • Internet Browser

Database Options

  • Microsoft Office 2014 and earlier without Access (runtime database engine provided) or
  • Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 and 2021 (Professional Edition or Micrsoft 365 Access Runtime) or
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or 2016
Recommended Installation Settings
  • Application: C:\Program Files(x86)\BlakeDev\
  • Server database: local area network or PC hard disk
  • 24' Monitor for best experience