Support Page for HAPPYLINK and HAPPYLAN  programs
  Setting up a USB Connection between a 64-bit Windows PC (7, 8, or Vista) and a HAPPY HCS Voyager Embroidery Machine

HappyLink 3.01 Manual
PDF
GUIDE

Setup for Happy HCS-1201 Voyager 12-needle Embroidery Machine (non touch screen)
PDF Instructions for setting up a USB connection between a current HAPPY HCS Voyager 12-needle embroidery machine, color monitor version.  Procedure is for firmware update 1.16.
Note: This procedure works with Happylink versions 3.07 and newer.

HappyLink 3.01 Manual
PDF
GUIDE

Setup for Happy HCD-1501 15-needle Embroidery Machine (non touch screen)
PDF Instructions for setting up a USB connection between a current HAPPY HCD-1501 embroidery machine.  Procedure is for fimrware update 1.24.
Note: This procedure works with Happylink versions 3.07 and newer.
  HAPPYLINK/LAN Updates

NOTE ABOUT UPDATES: The updates posted are complete program installations. When updating, please uninstall any previously existing versions of the program first.

V.4.00
Installer

Version 4.00 HAPPYLINK 4.00  and HAPPYLAN 2.00 - Improved program interface and icons and new functionality.  General Instructions: Download this ZIP file, then extract all of its contents to a folder.  Then, browse into the folder and find the application "inst_hpy" and double-click on it to launch.  Install the LAN or LINK program in the screen that appears, along with the correct driver for your operating system.  A PDF manual is included in the folder labeled "PDF" if you need more instructions.


V.3.13
Installer

Version 3.13 HAPPYLINK 3.13  and HAPPYLAN 1.14 - allows addressing of multiple-connected HAPPY embroidery machines via USB.  No networking needed!  Windows 8 Compatible (works with both 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows.)  General Instructions: Download this ZIP file, then extract all of its contents to a folder.  Then, browse into the folder and find the application "inst_hpy".  Right-click on it -> Properties -> Run in compatibility mode for Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Run as Administrator.  Then, double-click inst_hpy to start it.  Install the LAN or LINK program in the screen that appears, along with the correct driver for your operating system.  A PDF manual is included in the folder labeled "PDF" if you need more instructions.


V.3.11
Installer

Version 3.11 HAPPYLINK 3.11  and HAPPYLAN 1.13 updated to include compatibility with 7-needle Journey machine. Windows 8 Compatible (works with both 64-bit and 32-bit versions of Windows.)


V.3.10
Installer

Version 3.10 HappyLink fixed for Windows 8 64-bit for Happylink.  Click on the icon on the left to download a ZIP file containing the  install files. Not compatible with HCH Journey.  Newer Happylink 3.11 / Lan 1.13 will be posted shortly.


V.3.10
Installer

Version 3.10. Uploaded July 9, 2012  Note: This download includes both HAPPYLAN and HAPPYLINK, and HAPPY USB drivers.
Click on the icon on the right download a ZIP file containing the  install files for HAPPYLINK 3.10  and LAN 1.12.  Important update: HappyLAN can now operate without a hub!  Tested  successfully with Voyager 2 connected by a single network cable to Windows Vista and Windows 7.


V.3.09
Installer

Version 3.09 Uploaded July 22, 2010  Note: This download includes both HAPPYLAN and HAPPYLINK, and HAPPY USB drivers.
Click on the icon on the right download a ZIP file containing the  install files for HAPPYLINK 3.09  and LAN 1.09.  Important update: HappyLAN can now access design files on networked directories!  Technical info: The update includes the ability to browse mapped drives, plus necessary scripting to maintain continuous drive access (no time-outs) during transfers.  See included PDF instructions. 


V.3.08
Installer

Version 3.08 Uploaded April 1, 2010  Note: This download includes both HAPPYLAN and HAPPYLINK, and HAPPY USB drivers.
Click on the icon on the right download a ZIP file containing the  install files for HAPPYLINK 3.08  and LAN 1.08.  Important updates include improvements for the HAPPYLAN program that addresses past error messages.  Also, the improved installation program installs more smoothly than Happylink 3.07 install below without the need to run the install program in Administrator mode for Windows 64-bit PC's.


V.3.07
Installer

Version 3.07 Uploaded Sept 4, 2009  
Click on the icon on the right download a ZIP file containing the  install files for HAPPYLINK 3.07  and LAN 1.07.  The Happylink program includes a  new "USB COM" setting for 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and XP. This program is necessary for USB connections between HAPPY HCS, HCD and HCR machines and 64-bit Vista and/or XP.  


V.3.04
Installer

Version 3.04 
Click on the icon on the right download a ZIP file containing the  install files for Happylink 3.04.  
  HAPPYLINK USB Drivers for your HAPPY machine

  
USB 32-Bit Drivers

HAPPY USB Drivers for 32-Bit Versions of Windows (except Windows 98)   
These drivers will work on 32-bit versions of Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 7.  Be sure to check your PC to see if your version of Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit.

 
USB 64-bit drivers

HAPPY USB Drivers for  64-Bit Versions of WIndows  
If you are setting up a USB connection between your HAPPY HCS, HCD or HCR machine and a PC with 64-bit versions Windows 7, and 64-bit versions Windows Vista 64.  (there is actually a 64-bit version of Win XP, too.).  Please check carefully to see if your version of Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit.  NOTE: In addition to these drivers,  you'll need to do the following to set up a USB connection on a 64-bit Windows PC: for (1) HCS-1201 Voyager, firmware 1.16 or later, and for HCD-1501 or HCR multi-heads, firmware 1.22 or later; (2) also in the embroidery machine, set USB Connection type in MENU...OPTION... machine option.. to "USB-COM" instead of "normal", and (3) Happylink version 3.09 or later, also set to USB-COM in MENU...OPTION and finally (4).  Choose the COM port number (i.e. 1, 2, 3, etc) in Happylink that Windows assigns the Happy machine in the Device Manager.  The Happy machine will appear in the Windows Device Manager as "03 Happy Embroidery Machine". 

Windows 98 Drivers 

Windows 98 drivers
If you are setting up a USB connection between your HAPPY HCS, HCD or HCR machine and a PC with Windows 98, use the drivers shown on the right.
  HAPPYLNK Manual

HappyLink 3.01 Manual
PDF
MANUAL

 Manual for HAPPYLINK 3.01in PDF format 
 Note: This manual is appropriate for versions of HAPPYLINK as far as Version 3.05.  Newer versions of the HAPPYLINK manual will be posted as soon as they become available.
  HAPPYLAN 

HappyLAN Version 1.01
LAN v1.01 Installer

HAPPYLAN Version 1.01
Click on the icon on the right download a ZIP file containing the  install files for HAPPYLAN 1.01, the first official release version of this program that connects multiple HCS, HCD, and HCR machines together on a PC network.
  Later Versions of HAPPYLAN: 
The install program for later versions of HAPPYLAN is incorporated into the installation files for HAPPYLINK.  Go  to the top of this page to access these versions. 
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