MetalTrax Installation Instructions

What you will need:


  • Your most recent MetalTrax Full update.
  • Pervasive SQL installation CD.
  • Additional MT Patches to bring the MT installation up to the most current version.


Files that you will need:


  • Newdllinstall.exe located in the Utilities folder of the MT full update
  • PDFTOOLKITX.OCX file located in the Utilities folder of the MT full update
  • CRTSLV.DLL file located in the Utilities\Email\XP folder of the MT full update
  • ATL.DLL file located in the Utilities\Email\XP folder of the MT full update
  • EXPORTMODELLER.DLL file located in the Utilities\Email\XP folder of the


Note: If you will be installing Trax-it on the same computer, see appendix A for special instructions.




Step 1: Insert the Pervasive CD in the workstation’s CD_ROM drive. The installation menu should start automatically. From the menu, install the Pervasive SQL Client. Follow the onscreen instructions.


Step 2: Locate your MetalTrax Full Update. Browse to the MetalTrax folder. Run the SETUP.EXE program inside this folder; when the program launches follow the on-screen instructions. The installation program will be finished when you receive a prompt that says “Please go to the Control Panel to install and configure components”. Click OK to this prompt.


Step 3: Run the Newdllinstall.exe program


Step 4: Copy the PDFTOOLKITX.OCX, CRTSLV.DLL, ATL.DLL and EXPORTMODELLER.DLL files into the workstation’s C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32 directory. Do not replace existing files, if prompted.  Once copied, register these files by going to the START menu and then RUN program.


In the OPEN dialogue box, use the following commands to register the files. You can cut and paste these commands into the open box.


Regsvr32 C:\windows\system32\pdftoolkitx.ocx

Regsvr32 C:\windows\system32\crtslv.dll

Regsvr32 C:\windows\system32\atl.dll

Regsvr32 C:\windows\system32\exportmodeller.dll


Step 5: Run any additional patches that you may have to bring the installation up to date with the rest of your MT installations.


Step 6: Launch the MetalTrax Program. You will be prompted for the location of your live data. Click the browse button and point the program to your Live Data directory.


Optional Step 7: Verify that the MT Fonts are registered. Launch the Control Panel and open the Fonts folder.  Locate the Letter Gothic fonts and double click each of them to preview. Preview the font and then close.  This action causes windows to re-register the Font.


APPENDIX A – MetalTrax – Trax-it Installation


Step 1: Install MetalTrax as outlined above.


Step 2: Install Trax-it from the Trax-it CD


Step 3: Browse to the C:\Windows\system32 folder and locate the ACBtr732.ocx file.

Rename this file to ACBtr732.old


Step 4: Browse the Trax-it CD and open the XP folder. Run the XPtraxitinstall.exe Program.


Step 5: Rename the ACBtr732.old back to ACBtr732.ocx in the windows\system32 directory.


Step 6: Verify that both MetalTrax and Trax-it are functioning properly.