By default, HICSOAP PROFESSIONAL/DELUXE checks for possible available updates and prompts you to install if there is one available. If you don't want it to check automatically then you can disable it. MAIN MENU MENU -> PROGRAM & SURGEON SETUP -> ADVANCED tab
via the Windows Registry
If you want to disable updates but can't start the program then you can change this setting in the registry.
- Open regedit program.
- in the left hand pane navigate to COMPUTER\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\4N SYSTEMS\HICPRO
- in the right hand pane double click ENABLEAUTOCHECKFORNEWERVERSION
- Change the value to 0. It's 1 by default.