Bar Cop is the leading inventory control + theft prevention software application for bars and restaurants everywhere.

Installing Bar Cop

This guide only applies to installing Bar Cop with a paid license. You can also download the install guide in PDF format.

Step 1: Download the zip folder containing the software onto the computer that you will be using it on. You will receive the software download link via email after purchasing a license.

Step 2: Once the zip folder is downloaded, open the zip folder and drag and drop the files located in the zip folder onto your computer's desktop.

Step 3: Double click the Bar Cop application icon to begin setup.

IMPORTANT - If you have antivirus software running on your computer, temporarily turn off your antivirus before launching Bar Cop to avoid installation problems.

Step 4: When Bar Cop starts, proceed through setup until you reach the activation screen.

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Step 5:

Copy the system ID located in the activation box and reply to your software download email with the system ID. After we receive your system ID, we will email you back your activation key to unlock Bar Cop. Relaunch Bar Cop, enter your activation key, click “Activate”.

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Step 6: After clicking activate, you will receive this message. Click "Ok" to complete setup.

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When you reach the “Welcome to Bar Cop!” screen setup is complete. Click “Original File” to start setting up Bar Cop.

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Remember there are a few requirements to use Bar Cop:

1) You need to run Bar Cop on a computer with a Windows OS. This can be a laptop, large tablet, or desktop.

2) Microsoft Excel 2013 or later has to be installed on the computer.

Have any questions? Contact us.