Using the CD with Windows

Using the CD with Windows

To install the items from the CD to your hard drive, follow these steps:

  1. Insert the CD into your computer's CD-ROM drive.

  2. A window will appear with the following options: Install, Browse, eBook, Links, and Exit.

    Install: Gives you the option to install the supplied software and/or the author-created samples on the CD-ROM.

    Explore: Allows you to view the contents of the CD-ROM in its directory structure.

    eBook: Allows you to view an electronic version of the book.

    Exit: Closes the autorun window.

If you do not have autorun enabled or if the autorun window does not appear, follow the steps below to access the CD.

  1. Click StartàRun.

  2. In the dialog box that appears, type d:\setup.exe, where d is the letter of your CD-ROM drive. This will bring up the autorun window described above.

  3. Choose the Install, Browse, eBook, Links, or Exit option from the menu. (See Step 2 in the preceding list for descriptions of these options.)


    When installing RDBMS software, please refer to Appendix D for more-detailed installation instructions.