Deductus FAQ

What is Deductus?
What are advantages of Deductus?
Does Deductus run on Windows 3.1 or Windows NT 3.5??
Why should I register?
Are there some limitations during trial period?
What happens to user if fail to register after 30 day trial period?
I have installed Deductus. What do I do now?
Are there any limitations to the number of disks?
Can I view a thumbnail of a picture that is on a CD?
Can I share my disk indexes?
How can I search files with extension MP3?
How to search files by content with more than one word?
What means Rate value in search file list?
Are indexes "drive letter dependant"?
Can I run Deductus from CD?
Does the registration fee cover a single installation or can I put it on a CD that I am distributing?
How can I create new Category?
Can Deductus read information about Audio CDs?
Is possible to install one copy of Deductus on a network (LAN) drive so that it may be shared by many users at various workstations?
Is there any possibility to print out the content of the media or directory?
How can I uninstall Deductus?
I think I have found a bug. Where and how can I submit reports about found problems?
Can I make a suggestion for a new version?
 
What is Deductus?
Deductus is disk catalog and fast file search engine. It can search your media collection in seconds.
 
What are advantages of Deductus?

Deductus works with hundreds of indexed disks

  • fast startup with all opened indexes
  • really fast content search (see benchmarks)
  • easy of use - explorer like interface
  • continuously improved and bug fixed
  • free technical support by e-mail
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    Does Deductus run on Windows 3.1 or Windows NT 3.5?
    No, only Windows 32bit versions, Win 95/98/NT4/2000/XP/Vista.
     
    Why should I register?
    Deductus is released as shareware, allowing you to test it for a limited 30 days period. If you plan to continue using the program after that period, you are required to register.
     
    What happens to user if fail to register after 30 day trial period?
    Deductus is after few minutes automatically terminated. User can enter registration number.
     
    Are there some limitations during trial period?
    There are no limitations for using Deductus in 30 days trial period. The reason is, that you can try strength and speed of multi-disk search.
     
    I have installed Deductus. What do I do now?
    If you want to start using Deductus, you must add disk. Click on Action/Add Disk and select drive and/or directory. Enter disk name and press button OK. First disk will be added and you can start searching.
     
    Are there any limitations to the number of disks?
    No limitations.
     
    Can I view a thumbnail of a picture that is on a CD?
    Yes, if you index your CD with enabled Add image preview option.
     
    Can I share my disk indexes?
    This feature is not directly implemented in Deductus. Disk indexes are stored in ./INDEX directory. Each directory is one disk index. Directory name is similar to index name. Each directory has few files. You can compress matching directory with some compression tool and then decompress on others computers to ./INDEX directory. This is usable when you want to publish your CD-ROM collection.
     
     
    How can I search files with extension MP3?
    Open search window and select Attributes/File extension and add ‚MP3'. After this steps will be search line with this text ‚[EXTENSION MP3]'. Now press search button.
     
    How to search files by content with more than one word?
    If you more than one word, by default is used AND operator. For example if you enter ‚change window', search engine will use ‚change AND window'. If you want use OR operator, you must enter it directly into search line.
     
    What means Rate value in search file list?
    Rate value is calculated from distance of searched word from beginning of file.
     
    Are indexes "drive letter dependant"?
    No, if your drive letters are changed or indexes are moved to other computer, appropriate drives for indexes are detected.
     
    Can I run Deductus from CD?

    Yes, burn entire Deductus directory (or only selected indexes from INDEX directory) on CD and then you can run Deductus from the CD. Deductus starts in read-only mode.
     
    Does the registration fee cover a single installation or can I put it on a CD that I am distributing??

    You can burn Deductus and indexes on CD and CD can be freely distributed and used without registration.
     
    How can I create new Category?
    You can't create new category directly. Category list is automatically updated from disk list. There are two ways to create category. Change category of existing disk or add new disk into new category. Open property dialog on existing disk and change category value. Disk will be automatically moved to new category. If you want to add new disk into new category, enter category name during disk index definition.
     
    Can Deductus read information about Audio CDs?
    Yes, Deductus support CDDB and read track information.
     
    Is possible to install one copy of Deductus on a network (LAN) drive so that it may be shared by many users at various workstations?
    Yes, install it to shared directory. Create indexes from shared directories in LAN.
     
    Is there any possibility to print out the content of the media or directory?
    Yes. Select index or directory and export file list or directory list to text file.
     
    How can I uninstall Deductus?
    Open the Control Panel, select "Add/Remove programs" option, and double-click Deductus's entry on the list. You must remove disk indexes by hand. Disk indexes are stored in Deductus directory (default C:\Program Files\Deductus) and subdirectory INDEX.
     
    I think I have found a bug. Where and how can I submit reports about found problems?
    You can send a description about any problem you find to olej@aolej.com. Please check if you are using the latest version of program, problem may already be fixed at that time. When describing your problem, try to include used version, operating system and as much information as possible.
     
    Can I make a suggestion for a new version?
    Sure, new suggestions are welcome. You can send it to olej@aolej.com.

     

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