What operating systems is the dongle compatible with?
Déjà Vu X2
Déjà Vu X2's dongle can be used in Windows XP, Vista and 7. Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 are not supported by the dongle's software.
In the supported operating systems, the Déjà Vu X2 dongle will be detected and configured automatically by Windows.
Déjà Vu X
Déjà Vu X's USB dongle can be used in Windows XP, Vista and 7. Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 are not supported by the dongle's software.
If you have an older Parallel Port dongle for Déjà Vu X you can only use it in Windows XP.
You can find more information about how to install the driver for the Déjà Vu X dongle here.
What hardware is the dongle compatible with?
The dongle is compatible with most PCs. They can be connected to USB or USB2 ports, but they cannot be connected to USB3 ports.
What software is the dongle compatible with?
Other than the version of Windows used, there are no special software related considerations to make regarding the dongle.
If you want to install Déjà Vu in a Virtual Machine, you may not be able to activate it with a dongle. Most Virtual Machines managers are either incompatible with the dongle (e.g. VirtualBox or Parallels) or they require extra configuration (e.g. VMWare). Therefore, you should test your installation of Déjà Vu in a Virtual Machine to make sure that the dongle is working before relying on it.