How to copy the Encarta CD-ROM to the hard disk

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This article describes how to copy the contents of the Microsoft Encarta CD-ROM to the hard disk of your computer.

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Copy Encarta to Windows Vista

To copy all the Encarta files to the hard disk on Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
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    Start button
    , and then click Control Panel.

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    User Account Control permission
    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
  2. In Control Panel, click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. In the Currently Installed Programs list, click the name of your Encarta product.
  4. Click Change.
  5. In the Encarta Setup Wizard, click Next.
  6. Click Modify, and then click Next.
  7. Click the icon next to Copy to Hard Drive, and then click Entire feature will be installed on local hard disk.
  8. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete Setup.

Copy Encarta to Windows XP

To copy all the Encarta files to the hard disk on Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel
  2. In Control Panel, click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. In the Currently Installed Programs list, click the name of your Encarta product.
  4. Click Change.
  5. In the Encarta Setup Wizard, click Next.
  6. Click Modify, and then click Next.
  7. Click the icon next to Copy to Hard Drive, and then click Entire feature will be installed on local hard disk.
  8. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete Setup.

Copy Encarta to Microsoft Windows 2000

To copy all the Encarta files to the hard disk on Windows 2000, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. In the Currently Installed Programs list, click the name of your Encarta product.
  4. Click Change.
  5. In the Encarta Setup Wizard, click Next.
  6. Click Modify, and then click Next.
  7. Click the icon next to Copy to Hard Drive, and then click Entire feature will be installed on local hard disk.
  8. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete Setup.

Copy Encarta to Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition

To copy all the Encarta files to the hard disk on Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. In Control Panel, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
  3. In the Currently Installed Programs list, double-click the name of your Encarta product.
  4. In the Encarta Setup Wizard, click Next.
  5. Click Modify, and then click Next.
  6. Click the icon next to Copy to Hard Drive, and then click Entire feature will be installed on local hard drive.
  7. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete Setup.
Note Copy to Hard Drive copies the whole product to your hard disk. There is no option to copy only one part, for example, only the Atlas.
Note Copy to Hard Drive does not work from a network installation except for DVD or Standard versions. Disk-swapping is not supported by the Network installation.

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Article ID: 325932 - Last Review: September 29, 2011 - Revision: 5.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Encarta 2006
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia Deluxe 2005
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2004 Deluxe Edition
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2003 Deluxe Edition
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2004 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 2003 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Encarta Reference Library Premium 2005
  • Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2004
  • Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2003
  • Microsoft Encarta Reference Library 2002
  • Microsoft Encarta Premium 2007
  • Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2007
  • Microsoft Encarta Premium 2009
  • Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009
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