E C - T E C
ACCIDENT . . . . . RECONSTRUCTION . . . . . . SOFTWARE
"when performance counts"
Free Upgrade / Trial Copy - See Quick and Easy Instructions below
Our software has been used since 1984 by Law Enforcement, Military, Engineers, Physicists, and other professionals in the field of accident investigation and reconstruction with no complaints of any harm to computers or other peripheral equipment. While you certainly should be cautious about downloading software from the internet, we have a perfect track record for doing no harm.
If you see the message "Windows Smart Screen protected your PC" - Click on "More info" or check the box "I understand the risk and want to run this app." depending on the message displayed, and then select "Run anyway" to continue the download.
In addition to the Evaluation copy of REC-TEC, we invite you to visit Inside REC-TEC, the Manual and Tutorial for the program, posted on our website for anyone to use. It goes into detail covering just about all of the available options for every module in the program and contains hundreds of screen images. Either option will let you explore the power of REC-TEC enabling you to decide if it will assist not only you but others, including the triers of fact, towards a better understanding of the physics governing the collision events.
Quick and Easy Instructions
you have previously downloaded the program, it is suggested that you remove
the RECTEC folder and start from scratch.
It is very strongly recommended that you place the RECTEC folder
in C:\Program Files, thus creating the C:\Program Files\RECTEC
folder. This will eliminate
confusion in the future.
If you are sent a Sentinel.rtx file, save it to the C:\Program Files\RECTEC folder then start REC-TEC.
If you are sent a Name, Password and Status Identifier, start REC-TEC.
If you are renewing your Platinum Option, go to Setup > Reset Program License to bring up the Entry form for your Name, Password and Status Identifier. That information will be given to you or sent separately in an email if applicable.
Each part of this information must be entered in the specified block exactly as they appear in the email or packet given to you. Once REC-TEC accepts the information, your name or the name of your Department will be shown and the program will reset to REC-TEC Platinum. If your name or your department is incorrect, contact us as soon as possible to correct the issue.
REC-TEC is up and running, Copy the RECTEC folder and Paste
it to a USB Drive. You may also Paste it to other computers without the
need to license it again. Failure to
make a backup of your License information will require purchasing an
additional year of Platinum to receive new licensing information or a new file
if the old copy is lost or the disk is reformatted.
these instructions carefully. If
you have any problems or questions about the installation, please call 321.271.6459.
Discovering what went wrong may be difficult over email unless you go
into minute detail describing any messages that appeared.
To help you get started with the program, please visit the following two places on our website http://rec-tec.com/gettingstarted.htm and http://rec-tec.com/Inside_REC-TEC.htm.
Microsoft Vista, Windows 7, 8, and 10
download file (RTProVE.exe)
should be "run"
from the website in order to automatically begin the extraction process.
now checks to see if it is running as an Administrator, and will notify the
user if it is not. To manually check, when the program is showing the
main REC-TEC Screen, press the F1-key. If a Help file appears, the
program is running as an Administrator.
If you have a problem with Windows trying to place files in a library, unzip the files to a USB drive (N:\RECTEC - where the N is the Drive Letter of your USB Drive). Copy the entire folder to C:\Program Files.
It may be necessary to manually allow REC-TEC through the Windows Firewall (see Helpful Tips below).
If WinZip generates a message that it is unable to create the output
that a copy of REC-TEC is currently running. It
necessary to go to Windows
Task Manager and
running copies of REC-TEC, or simply reboot your computer to terminate the running copy.
To completely disable the
libraries - Google "Disable Windows
Libraries" and find out how to Disable/Enable this function.
To show common file types - In Windows Explorer select View. Check the block "File name extensions."
Windows > Start > Control Panel > System & Security > Windows Firewall
Allow a Program or Feature through Windows Firewall
Allow Another Program
Call or Email if you have any questions or problems
Copyright © George M. Bonnett, JD
Last edited on Monday, 25 May 2020 09:45:22 PM -0500