Download and Install PC Connect


Downloading and installing the PC Connect software is simple and once installed, you can set up Weather Sharing, Data Transfer, and other preferences.


Make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements

  • PC Connect for Windows: Operating System - Microsoft® Windows® 8, 8.1, or 10
    NOTE: PC Connect is a legacy product. If you are unable to run the PC Connect software on a Windows 11 computer, we suggest connecting the display to a computer with a compatible operating system.

  • Processor speed - 1 GHz or greater

  • Memory - 1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) RAM

  • An available USB port (2.0)

  • Internet connection

  • You will also need Admin Permissions on your device to download the software. 


How to install the PC Connect software

Download the software - PC Connect is available in a Windows version.

To download the software for Windows, click the link below: 

If the software does not start downloading, right-click the link and select Open link in new tab or copy and paste the link into a new tab.


The Install Wizard guides you through the installation steps.



Once the installation is complete, you are guided through the Initial Configuration steps.

  1. Select where the Data Transfer CSV files will be saved. By default, they are saved to Documents\AcuRite Weather Station.


  2. If you have CSV files from previously installed versions, select whether you want to move the files to the location selected in Step 1.


  3. Reminder to uninstall - if you have any previous versions of PC Connect installed on your computer, please uninstall those later.


NOTE: Once PC Connect has been downloaded, filled in, and then minimized, the PC Connect icon will go into your hidden icon tab. You may receive the error message that PC Connect is already open when attempting to open from your programs or apps. 


To open PC Connect, click on the hidden icon tab on your desktop and select the PC Connect icon

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To continue setting up your PC Connect display unit, please go to the link below:

Connect Indoor Display