Welcome to PatronSoft FirstSpot® v8.1.10 trial request page!

Please use the below link to download the latest FirstSpot version:


• After you unzip all the files to a directory, run setup.exe to install FirstSpot®. You might want to check out readme.rtf and firstspot_guide.pdf within the zip file for documentation. You can also view the latest version history regarding FirstSpot® v8 here.

• If you are using Windows 10 version 1607 (or newer), you may encounter driver signature error (symptom includes no network card shown in ipconfig command). Either you disable Secure Boot in your UEFI or turn off driver signature enforcement in Windows. Secure Boot support will be available in the upcoming FirstSpot v8.1 update soon.

• If you are using Windows 7 (64 bit) or Windows 2008 R2, and you encounter driver signature problem, (symptoms include : a yellow exclamation mark for our Patronsoft FirstHop and Patronsoft NAT driver in the Device Manager, double-click on our driver Windows will state that there is a driver signature issue; or when you start FirstSpot, you will see error Visitor Network Interface Card did not bind the PatronSoft FirstHop Driver, or some of the following services failed to start: rasman, lmhosts, netman. Please reboot Windows and start FirstSpot again [may need to do this multiple times]), make sure you apply Windows patch 3033929. You can download the patch from Microsoft web site and simply enable Windows update (this patch is classified as "Important").

Stability guarantee : Due to concerns arise from a competitor product stability, alternatively we decide to offer a full-feature version of FirstSpot® (with shorter expired time period) which is suitable for testing in real-life deployment. Please email us at firstspot@patronsoft.com for details.

• Older FirstSpot versions (v1-v6) are no longer supported nor offered. Please upgrade by renewing your maintenance or by purchasing an upgrade. For existing customers that want to obtain the old FirstSpot® v7 or v8.0.15, please send us an email to firstspot@patronsoft.com.

• Uninstall guide : To remove FirstSpot®, either you go to Control Panel -> Programs and Features, select FirstSpot® and click Uninstall, or you go to Windows start menu / start screen, select FirstSpot® group and click "Uninstall FirstSpot" (In some cases, you might need to right click and select Run as administrator)