Service Pack 3 is now available.
Service Pack 3 contains critical stability and performance enhancements. I strongly urge you to install this service pack at your earliest convenience.
The following updates are included in Service Pack 3:
Click Here for a more detailed view of the enhancements and bug fixes included in SP3.
Do you already have Service Pack 3?
If your Family Tree Maker 2008 version number is lower than 18.104.22.1685 you will need to install Service Pack 3. To check your Family Tree Maker 2008 version number:
Most users will be able to install Service Pack 3 automatically. To do so:
Microsoft Windows Vista users may need to complete the following additional steps to auto-install the service pack:
To manually install the service pack:
If you do not receive an update notification and you are not running version number 22.214.171.1245, you will need to manually install the service pack.
Please note: When installing the executable patch, you may be asked to locate the file to patch. You can select either the Family Tree Maker shortcut located on the desktop or the ftm.exe file which should be located in the C:\Program Files\Family Tree Maker 2008 folder.
To verify that the update worked do the following:
Technical support is also available at 1-877-FTM-2008 (1-877-386-2008).
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