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Works: How to Install Works 6 or Works Suite 2001

This article was previously published under Q279632
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This article describes how to install Works or Works Suite.
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To install Works or Works Suite, insert the Works or Works Suite CD-ROM into your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.

If Setup automatically starts, follow the instructions on the screen to install Works.

If Setup does not start automatically:
  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type the following line, and then click OK
    where cd-rom is the drive letter of your CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  3. Follow the instructions on the screen to install Works.

    NOTE: If Setup does not start for Works 6, repeat steps 1 through 3, except type the following line in step 2:
You can individually install the programs that are included in Works Suite.

The following table contains a list of the Works Suite programs that you can install individually, with the location and the name of the installation file for each program.
Program NameCD-ROM #Install FileLocation of Install File
Microsoft Works Suite 2001 Setup1Setup.execd-rom:\
Microsoft Works 6.01Setup.exe or Works6.msicd-rom:\MSWORKS\Setup.exe or cd-rom:\MSWORKS\Works6.msi
Microsoft Word 20001Setup.exe or Data1.msicd-rom:\MSWORD\Setup.exe or cd-rom:\MSWORD\Data1.msi
Microsoft Works Word Add-In1Setup.execd-rom:\Wordadd\Setup.exe
Microsoft Money 20012Setup.execd-rom:\MSMoney\Setup.exe
Microsoft Pocket Streets for Windows CE2Setup.execd-rom:\PStreets\Setup.exe
Microsoft Streets & Trips 20012Data1.msicd-rom:\MsMap\Data1.msi
Microsoft Picture It! Publishing 20013Setup.execd-rom:\PIP\Setup.exe
Microsoft Encarta Standard 20015Setup.exe or Autorun.exe or Msisu.execd-rom:\Setup.exe or cd-rom:\Autorun.exe or cd-rom:\Msisu.exe
Microsoft Picture IT!1PI7.msi
Microsoft Encarta1E03astrc.msi
The following list contains installation locations and descriptions for some of tools that are included with Works.
  • Instmsia.exe:


    This file installs the Windows Installer that Works uses to install most of the individual Works programs.

    Setup automatically runs this tool before it installs Works or Works Suite.
  • Mdac_typ.exe:


    This file installs Microsoft Data Access Components version 2.1. Works uses MDAC for data access. You can download the latest version of MDAC from the following Microsoft Web site:
  • Ospack.msi:


    The OSPACK.MSI file is the installation program that installs or uninstalls the Works Suite 2001 Setup Launcher. The Setup Launcher is used to install the other programs in Works.

Article ID: 279632 - Last Review: 10/24/2012 03:07:00 - Revision: 6.0

  • Microsoft Works 6.0
  • Microsoft Works Suite 2001
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