Encarta World Atlas 2000: How to Install the Program to Run from Your Hard Disk

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This article describes how to install Microsoft Encarta World Atlas 2000 to run the program from your hard disk.

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To install Microsoft Encarta World Atlas 2000 to run the program from your hard disk, use the following methods in the order in which they are presented.

If Encarta World Atlas 2000 is already installed to run from the Atlas Disc CD-ROM, you must first remove the program from your computer.

Remove Encarta World Atlas 2000

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. In the list of installed programs, click Microsoft Encarta World Atlas 2000, and then click Add/Remove.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen to remove Encarta World Atlas 2000.
  5. Close Control Panel.

Install Encarta World Atlas 2000 to Run from Your Hard Disk

  1. Right-click the My Computer icon on the desktop, and then click Explore.
  2. Double-click the hard disk from which you want to run Encarta World Atlas 2000.
  3. Double-click the Program Files folder.
  4. If you see the Microsoft Encarta folder, proceed to step five. Otherwise, follow these steps:

    1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Folder.
    2. Right-click the New Folder folder, and then click Rename.
    3. Type Microsoft Encarta, and then press ENTER.
  5. Double-click the Microsoft Encarta folder.
  6. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Folder.
  7. Right-click the New Folder folder, and then click Rename.
  8. Type Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000, and then press ENTER.
  9. Insert the Atlas Disc CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Press and hold down the SHIFT key when you insert the CD-ROM to prevent Encarta World Atlas 2000 Setup from starting automatically.
  10. Drag the entire contents of the Atlas Disc CD-ROM to the Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000 folder on your hard disk.
  11. Remove the Atlas Disc CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive.
  12. Insert the Encarta World Atlas 2000 Installation and Resources CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive. Press and hold down the SHIFT key when you insert the CD-ROM to prevent Encarta World Atlas 2000 Setup from starting automatically.
  13. Drag the entire contents of the Installation and Resources CD-ROM to the Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000 folder on your hard disk.
  14. Click Start, and then click Run.
  15. In the Open box, type the following line
    drive:\Program Files\Encarta Interactive World Atlas 2000\Setup.exe
    where drive is the drive letter of your hard disk.
  16. Follow the instructions on the screen until the installation of Encarta World Atlas 2000 is complete.

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Article ID: 239635 - Last Review: January 25, 2007 - Revision: 1.1
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