Streets: Installing and Using Streets on Mobile Computers

SUMMARY

This article describes how to install Microsoft Automap Streets to a
computer that does not have a CD-ROM drive, such as a notebook computer.

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Microsoft Automap Streets version 4.0 has a built-in feature that allows
you to save street maps directly to the hard drive. This feature allows you
to use Microsoft Automap Streets on computers that do not have an attached
CD-ROM drive. As outlined below, several methods can be used to install
Microsoft Automap Streets to a mobile computer.


Method 1: External CD-ROM Drive

To install Microsoft Automap Streets to a computer that has an
external CD-ROM drive or can be docked to a computer station with a
CD-ROM, do the following:


  1. Install Microsoft Automap Streets to your computer from the CD-ROM drive.
  2. Open Microsoft Automap Streets and switch to the Street map you want to use when your computer is not connected to the CD-ROM drive.
  3. On the File menu, click Copy Area Map To Hard Drive. Repeat this process
    for all street maps you want to use when you are not connected to the
    CD-ROM drive.
These maps are now available for use without the computer connected to the
CD-ROM drive.


Method 2: Serial or Parallel Connection

To install Microsoft Automap Streets to a computer that has a serial
or parallel connection to a computer with a CD-ROM drive, do the following:


  1. Install Microsoft Automap Streets on the host computer.
  2. Open Microsoft Automap Streets and switch to the Street map you want to
    use when your computer is not connected to the CD-ROM drive.
  3. On the File menu, click Copy Area Map To Hard Drive. Repeat this process
    for all Street maps you want to use when not connected to the CD-ROM
    drive.
  4. Create a Streets folder on your mobile computer.
  5. Copy all the files and folders from the Streets folder on the host
    computer to the Streets folder on your mobile computer.
  6. Copy the following files from the \Windows\System folder on the host
    computer to the \Windows\System folder on the mobile computer.
    Ctl3dv2.dll
    Dib.drv
    Mvfs12.dll
    Shares.dll

Method 3 -Using a Backup Utility

To install Microsoft Automap Streets to a second computer using a
backup utility:


  1. Install Microsoft Automap Streets onto the host computer.
  2. Open Microsoft Automap Streets and switch to the street map you want to use when your computer is not connected to the CD-ROM drive.
  3. On the File menu, click Copy Area Map To Hard Drive.
  4. Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for each map you want to use.
  5. Backup the all files and folders from the Streets folders plus the
    following four files from the \Windows\System folders.
    Ctl3dv2.dll
    Dib.drv
    Mvfs12.dll
    Shares.dll
  6. Restore the files to the mobile computer following the directions for
    the Backup utility. Be sure to install the backed up files from the
    \Windows\System folder of the original computer to the \Windows\System
    folder on the second computer.
You are able to use Microsoft Automap Streets version 4.0 on
the mobile computer utilizing all the maps copied from the host
computer.
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Microsoft Automap Streets 4.0

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