Quickstart Guide

Quick Start Guide for USB

MindMapper 17 USB edition is embedded with MidnMapper 17 Professional program. It comes already activated, so you can just plug in your MindMapper 17 USB into any Windows computers. Your MindMapper 17 USB doubles as a 16GB USB storage device for PC and Android, so you can store your personal files as well as all your MindMapper files. Unfortunately, Mac and iOS devices are not supported. Please note that you cannot copy the program onto a PC.

MindMapper 17 USB Workflow

1. Plug in the USB and grant access to MindMapper Launcher program by SimTech Systems.
2. Click Start MindMapper.
3. Save and close the program when done.
4. Eject the USB before physically removing it.

Insert MindMapper 17 USB

When you insert your MindMapper USB device, MindMapper Launcher will start automatically and Start Menu will appear on the screen. If you do not see the Start Menu, then please reference How to launch Start Menu manually.

  • Start MindMapper
  • Select this option to start MindMapper 17 USB.
  • Open USB Folder
  • This opens your USB folder so you can browse through the USB contents.
  • Check for Updates
  • Click this to see if there are any new updates to install.
  • View User Guide
  • View MindMapper USB user guide.

How to launch Start Menu Manually

If you cannot get to the start menu or need to directly start the program from the USB, then you must use the MindMapper notification icon context menu or go directly to MindMapper Program folder and click MM.exe file to start the program.

From Windows Explorer, go to MINDMAPPERU drive and click Start.

From MindMapper notification icon context menu, select Open Launcher.

How to start the program manually

If you cannot get to the start menu or need to directly start the program from the USB, then you must use the MindMapper notification icon context menu or go directly to MindMapper Program folder and click MM.exe file to start the program.

From the notification area > click the arrow > right click MM cube icon   > click Start MindMapper.

From Windows Explorer: MINDMAPPERU > MindMapper Program> MM.exe

– Make sure to check Hidden items from View tab so that hidden MindMapper Program folder can be seen.
– Example drawn from Windows 10.


How to Eject MindMapper before removing it physically

Using MindMapper notification icon context menu


Using Windows Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon