INSTRUCTIONS – How to Download, Unzip, and Use the Embroidery Design Files

The zipped file contains the following formats: vip, hus, dst, vp3. It also contains an exe file, a self extracting file for Designer I owners.
Click the design file link to start the download.
Click the Save button.
Please note the location on your computer where you are saving the file. When you have successfully downloaded the file, it will need to be unzipped before you can use the design. 
If you are using Windows XP operating system simply go to Windows Explore, locate the file and double-click it.  Note the location where you are saving the extracted files.
If you have an earlier Windows operating system such as Windows 95 or Windows 98, you will need to unzip the file using an unzip utility.  Note the location where you are saving the extracted files.

Designer SE
Insert your USB Embroidery Stick in one of the USB ports on your computer.
In Explore, locate the design file.
Right click the design.
Choose Send To from the menu.
Select your USB Embroidery Stick (e.g. E:\).
A file transfer window "Copying..." may occur.  When it is finished your design is transferred to the USB Embroidery Stick and is ready to use.
Insert the USB Embroidery Stick into your Designer SE.
Click the File Manager icon on the Designer SE Interactive Designer Screen.
Click the USB Devices icon.
Click the USB Embroidery Stick icon and then the Open button.
Select the design and click the Load button.

Designer I
Locate the exe file and double click it to unzip the file. The file is self extracting.
Click OK in the first dialogue box.
Click the “unzip” button and save the files to an empty 3.5" diskette. The design is ready to use in your Husqvarna Viking Designer I.
The design will always be in Menu 1, position 1, so be sure to use an empty diskette.

Orchidea, #1+, Rose, Iris, Scandinavia
To save the design files on a programmable card you need to have the Husqvarna Viking Reader/Writer program or 3D Organizer version 7 installed on your computer.
In Explore, locate the design file.
Insert a programmable card in your Reader/Writer unit.
If using the Reader/Writer program, start it and open the unzipped design file.
Click the “Write Card” icon and the file will be saved on the programmable card.  It is now ready for use in your sewing machine.
If using 3D Organizer version 7, insert a programmable card in your Reader/Writer unit.
Open 3D Organizer.
Locate the design file and click it once to select it.
Click the Send button to save the design to the programmable card.  It is now ready for use in your sewing machine.

Designer II, Quilt Designer II and Platinum 950 E
To save the files on a Personal d-Card you need to have the Husqvarna Viking d-Card Reader/Writer program or 3D Organizer version 7 installed on your computer.
In Explore, locate the design file.
Insert a Personal d-Card in your d-Card Reader/Writer unit.
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