Knowledge Base

Getting Started

Manuals and Guides

Account Management

Version updates

Technical Specification

Getting Started

License & Activation

  • Upon your request to download Boost, an Order ID will be delivered to your email address
  • The email titled ‘Thank You for Your Order’, and is sent from 202013@mcssl.com. Note that sometimes this email ends up in SPAM so make sure that you check your junk folder
  • Locate the Order ID contained in this email. In case of a purchase following the free trial, note not to use the new Order ID as the old one (Free Trail) will not work
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  • Since you can download Boost on up to 3 machines, please save this email for future use

Upgrades (Refer to this section if you had Boost in the past)

If you had Boost installed on your system in the past, please make sure to clean-up your system before the installation of the new version, as follows:

Pre-Installation cleanup

  1. Close Excel
  2. Go to program files -> uninstall a program -> stand on Boost -> Uninstall
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  3. Choose Yes in case a message is opened, asking if you are sure you want to uninstall
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  4. Open Excel
  5. An error message will be presented – that’s OK. Press OK
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  6. Go to File -> Options -> Add-ins. In the Manage window, select Excel Add-ins and press Go…
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  7. Uncheck Boost
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  8. An error message will be presented. Select yes
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  9. The Add-ins available list will not have Boost anymore. Press OK.
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  10. The cleanup is over. Now you can Install the new Boost version.

New Installation

Installing Boost Full Version & Free Trial

  • Follow the installation link, and download the Boost *.exe file to your computer
  • Validate that Excel is closed
  • Execute the Boost *.exe file, by opening it, and follow the installation wizard
  • In case of Full Version installation, open Excel and input the Order ID in the activation form and click “Activate Boost”. In case of Free Trail, continue to the next step
  • The Boost ribbon will be automatically added to the Excel toolbar

Transitioning from the Boost Free Trial to the Full Version

The end of your 30 day Free Trial has been reached

  • At the end of the 30 days Free Trial, you will be prompted to enter an Order ID in order to continue using Boost
  • To get an Order ID, click the “Purchase Boost” link on the activation form to purchase the Full Version of Boost
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  • Upon submitting your order for the Full Version of Boost, follow the installation link, and download the Boost *.exe file to your computer
  • Validate that Excel is closed
  • Execute the Boost *.exe file, by opening it, and follow the installation wizard, which will automatically uninstall the free-trial version and place the Full Version on your machine
  • Open Excel and input the Order ID in the activation form and click “Activate Boost”

Manuals and Guides

Get Started Tutorial

  • We recommend you watch a short video, highlighting Boost’s most popular commands

Account Management

You can install Boost on up to 3 PCs

Version updates

Boost 4.9.9.0 for Excel 2016

  • Supports Microsoft’s latest security changes
  • Resolves previous download issues
  • The function ‘=Boost’ is no longer supported

Technical Specification

Compatibility

Windows

  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Vista
  • Microsoft XP
  • Microsoft 365

Office

  • Microsoft Office 2016 (32-bit and 64-bit) NEW
  • Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Office 2010 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Office 2007 (32-bit and 64-bit)

System Requirements

In case one of the requirements is missing on your system, you will be prompted during the installation wizard

Microsoft Office 2007 & 2010

  • .NET Framework 4.0 or higher

Microsoft Office 2013

  • .NET Framework 4.5 or higher