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Windows Vista Support for the BibleReader

 Installation Instructions


Presently our Auto Install files will not work with computers running the Windows Vista Operating System. The workarounds below will enable you to install the BibleReader and the Bible files onto your device manually.

View Instructions for Palm OS | Pocket PC | Smartphone


Vista Installation For Palm OS

The Quick Install Tool that comes with Palm OS devices is not currently compatible with the Vista Operating System.

Download our Beta Vista Installer for the ASV
We are currently testing a new installer for compatibility with Windows Vista. For this testing period, we only have the ASV available in the auto-install format. To install other Bible versions, please try one of the alternative methods below.

Download Beta ASV Auto-Installer: EXE File | ZIP File

Palm® Updated Desktop Software for Treo 755p, 680, 700p, Palm z22, TX, and Tungsten E2
Palm has released a version of their Palm Desktop software for Treo 755p, 680, 700p, Palm z22, TX, and Tungsten E2 devices that is compatible with Windows Vista.

Download it from http://www.palm.com/us/support/windowsvista/#palmdesktop


Vista Installation For Pocket PC

Download our Beta Vista Installer for the ASV
We are currently testing a new installer for compatibility with Windows Vista. For this testing period, we only have the ASV available in the auto-install format. To install other Bible versions, please use the manual instructions below.

Download Beta ASV Auto-Installer: EXE File | ZIP File

Manual Installation Instructions
Download Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 for Windows Vista

  • Instead of downloading the Auto Install file please download the .zip file for the product you have chosen. Save the .zip file to the Desktop of the desktop computer.
  • On the Desktop do a right click New Folder and call it Olive Tree.
  • Doubleclick on the .zip file to open it and then Extract the contents into the Olive Tree folder that you created. Leave the Olive Tree folder open on the Desktop.
  • Locate the Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) inside of Vista and the open the My Documents folder in main memory of the device.
  • From the Olive Tree folder Copy/Paste the olivetreeCE30.PPC_ARM.CAB file into the My Documents folder in the Device Manager.
  • Then inside either the My Documents folder or the Storage Card/My Documents folder do a right click New Folder and call it Bible, with a capital B.
  • Open the Bible folder and Copy/Paste any of the .pdb files you find in the Olive Tree folder into the Bible folder.
  • Now on the handheld itself go to Start>Programs>File Explorer and then open the appropriate My Documents folder and double tap on the olivetreeCE30.PPC_ARM.CAB file. This will install the BibleReader onto the device.
  • Then go to Start>Programs and you will find the BibleReader, tap on it to open the application. Then go to Menu>Library>Bibles to select the Bible you installed for display on the screen.

Vista Installation For Smartphone

Download our Beta Vista Installer for the ASV
We are currently testing a new installer for compatibility with Windows Vista. For this testing period, we only have the ASV available in the auto-install format. To install other Bible versions, please use the manual instructions below.

Download Beta ASV Auto-Installer: EXE File | ZIP File

Manual Installation Instructions

  1. Download the .zip file for the product you have purchased and Save the .zip file to the Desktop of the desktop computer.
  2. On the Desktop do a right click New Folder and call it Olive Tree.
  3. Double click on the .zip file to open it and then Extract the contents into the Olive Tree folder that you created. Leave the Olive Tree folder open on the Desktop.
  4. Locate the Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) inside of Vista and the open the My Documents folder in main memory of the device.
  5. From the Olive Tree folder Copy/Paste the olivetreeCE30.SP_2003.CAB file into the My Documents folder in the Device Manager.
  6. Then inside either the My Documents folder or the Storage Card/My Documents folder in the Device Manager do a right click New Folder and call it Bible, with a capital B.
  7. Open the Bible folder and Copy/Paste the .pdb files from the Olive Tree folder into the Bible folder.
  8. Now on the phone itself open the Start Menu, go to the File Manager, and open the My Documents folder. Select the olivetreeCE30.SP_2003.CAB file. This will install the BibleReader onto the device.
  9. Then open the Start Menu and find the BibleReader, select it from the list to open the application. Then go to Menu > Library to select the file you installed for display on the screen.