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Thank you for downloading Weather Defender. This tutorial will provide you step-by-step instructions for getting up and running with Weather Defender so you can start

If you need help installing the software, please see the Installation topic.

Step 1
Double-click the blue-and-white shield on your Desktop to launch Weather Defender. The first time you run the program, you will be see the following screen:


Click the Sign Up button to begin your free trial registration.

NOTE: If you are upgrading from SWIFT WX Professional, you should Sign Up as a new user. You will have the opportunity to enter your upgrade key during registration.

Step 2
In the window that appears, enter the requested information on each screen to create your Weather Defender account.


Step 3
When you have reached the last screen and finished creating your account, close the window.

Step 4
Enter your newly created Username and Password in the box that appears:


Click the Remember Me checkbox if you want the application to remember your username and password.

Step 5
Wait a few moments for the main program to load. After loading, you should see a map of the United States.

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The house icon (if present) is your home address as entered during the sign up process.

Step 6
Congratulations! If you have made it this far, you are ready to begin forecasting and tracking severe weather.

Weather Defender® - Desktop Weather Software for your PC. Weather Satellite, Weather Radar, and Street-Level Weather Tracking.

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