INSTALLING A NEW PROGRAM - Windows 98/ME/XP
[If you don't have a virus protection program, you can ignore steps 1 through 5 and step 15 below. (But you know that you really should have a virus protection program, don't you?)]
[1) Close all virus protection programs. Click on Start, then on Programs, then on "McAfee VirusScan" or "Norton Anti-Virus" or any other virus protection program.
2) Click on Options. Then take the checkmarks out of "Scan on Start-up", "Load Auto-Protect at Start-up" (or equivalent).
3) You may also want to click on the tiny icons for V-shield or Norton Anti-Virus in the lower-right hand corner of the screen, then click on Disable (or equivalent).
4) Restart the computer by clicking on Start, then on Shutdown, then on Restart…
5) If the tiny icons for V-shield or Norton Anti-Virus show up again in the lower-right hand corner of the screen, then right-click on the icons, then click on Disable (or equivalent).]
6) Insert the program’s CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
7) Close the tray on the CD-ROM. Wait a few seconds for the Installation window to appear on your screen.
8) If the installation screen comes up on the screen, click on Install (or the equivalent), then follow the instructions as the Installation Program leads you step-by-step through the installation process.
9) If the installation screen doesn’t come up on the screen, click on Start, then on Settings, then on Control Panel, then on the Add/Remove Programs icon.
10) Click on the Install button.
11) Click on Next.
12) The computer should automatically find the installation program, usually called "SETUP.EXE", on the CD-ROM Drive (usually the D: drive).
13) Click on Finish.
14) You should then be led step-by-step through the installation process.
15) Don’t forget to turn the virus protection program back on when you are done. (Repeat steps 1 and 2 above, but this time, turn on the protection.)
[Note: You should normally accept the default location, or folder, on your C: Drive where the program wants to install itself, unless you want to do a "clean install" to a new or different directory. You may want to do a clean install in the event, for example, that you’ve installed this program before, and it isn’t working properly. (Or you can try to fix the program by re-installing the program over itself again to the same folder.)]