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This guide provides an overview on configuring the Medical-Objects Download Client (Capricorn) to be run as a service. This is an optional process, but recommended.

If you require any assistance with the installation or configuration, or if you have any questions, please contact the Medical-Objects Helpdesk on (07) 5456 6000.

Configuring Capricorn Software 

Accessing the Capricorn Configuration Window


In some cases, the Capricorn may be configured as a service. See this guide for instructions on how to launch the Capricorn if it is set up as a service. 

  1. To launch the HL7 Tray application, Go to Start Menu, All Programs, Medical-Objects and select the Medical-Objects Capricorn. Alternatively, You can go to C:\MO\Capricorn and run the Capricorn.exe.
  2. The following icon will appear in the tray. Double click on it to bring up the log window.

  3. When the log window is displayed, Click on the Configuration icon highlighted below, or select Utility and select Configuration.


Setting up a service

  1. Click on Service Configuration, And select Install Service. You will see the following box.

  2. Shut down the Capricorn by right clicking on the Tray icon and selecting Shutdown. 


    The Capricorn must not be running before you start the service. You can check for the Capricorn.exe process in the task manager.

  3. Go to Services by selecting Start, Run and typing services.msc.

  4. Select the Capricorn service and select Start. 

  5. The Capricorn is now running as a service.

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