Setting up jKaiUI as your full time windows KaiUI

You will need this package to complete this tutorial. jKaiUI pack RC4

You will need to have java installed to run the jar files. The Java 1.5 Runtime Environment (JRE)

Select the "J2SE 5.0 JRE includes the JVM technology" option, the other packages on the page are for java developers.

The jkaiuipack is an auto executing rar file. It will install 3 files, "jkaiui.jar", "jkaiui.bat" and "jkaiui.ico" to your "C:\Program Files\XLink Kai Evolution 7" folder. It also starts the kai config tool so u can change your setttings to match the picture below.

Use these settings with your own details in the xtag fields

Click ok when your happy everything matches. Now next time you run kai it will just run the engine.

2) Setting up shortcut to jKaiUI to from the desktop

The jkaiui.bat is a simple 2 line batch file that will start the kai laucher followed by jkaiui.jar. When you want to upgrade jKaiUI all you have to do is upgrade the jkaiui.jar file with the newer jar.

The next step is to place a shortcut to your desktop that points to your jkaiui.bat file. To do this go to your C:\Program Files\XLink Kai Evolution 7 folder. (The installer should have opened it for you.)

If not (Start>Run>"C:\Program Files\XLink Kai Evolution 7"). Right-click on the jkaiui.bat file and follow the picture below.

Right click the icon on the jkaiui desktop shortcut and select properties.

Select change icon.

Select Browse. Browse to the jkaiui.ico file in your C:\Program Files\XLink Kai Evolution 7\. Click Ok and apply to finish. You should now have a desktop icon that will lauch the engine and jKaiUI together with just 1 click.

jKaiUI settings:

When running kai make sure that u set the engine host to the IP address of the computer running the engine. Generally you will use, the loopback network connection address.


Anything unclear in this tutorial? Email me remoth(At]gmail(dot}com.


Troubleshooting: (Most people will not need this section.)

The engine has to be able to recieve incoming traffic from the internet on port 37500 UDP. Make sure your router has this port open for the IP address of the computer that's running the engine on your network so it can recieve incoming data.