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2.1.1 Hardware Requirements
compatible 486 or higher, minimum of 16 Megs of RAM for Windows 95 and 98. 32
Megs of RAM or higher for Windows NT, 2000, ME, and XP.
2.1.2 Initial Installation, (first time only)
- To install pc/MRP place the
pc/MRP CD into your CD drive or locate the downloaded file.
- If you are using the CD wait
a few seconds and the autorun should start. From the installation menu
press Install. If the autorun does not start, select my computer
and double click on your CD drive. Once the installation menu is on your
screen press Install
- If you are installing pc/MRP
from a downloaded file simply double click on that file.
- The installation program
will prompt you to read the enduser agreement and select a suitable
location for pc/MRP to be installed. Once the installation is complete
pc/MRP can be accessed by either your Start and Programs menu or the
shortcut created on your desktop.
- The first time you start
pc/MRP, pc/MRP will require that you define a password for future access
to the program and enter your company's name, address, and, phone and FAX
- If you are installing a
single user version of pc/MRP you are finished with the installation and
do not need to follow the instructions listed below.
- For the server you should:
- Double click on my computer
- Right click on the server's
drive or folder that contain the pcmrp files.
- Select share, enter the
name of the shared drive or folder
- Click on Permissions
- Provide all pc/MRP users
Full Control or Change rights
- If you are installing
pc/MRP onto a Windows 95 server, attribute the following files read only:
- vfp6r.dll (pc/MRP versions
7.43 and higher)
- vfp6renu.dll (pc/MRP
versions 7.43 and higher)
- foxw2600.esl (pc/MRP
versions 7.06 and lower)
- For every workstation,
on the network that you want to run pc/MRP create an icon as follows:
- Double click on Network
Neighborhood (In the open space on your desktop.)
- Double click on the
server. On Windows 2000 double click on “computers near me” and then the
- Double click on the
server's drive containing pc/MRP.
- Double click on the folder
- Right click on the
pcrmpw.exe file and drag it to the desktop.
- Select Create Shortcut
2.1.3 Possible Installation Errors
- An "Error writing
file" message usually indicates there is not enough room on the hard
disk to install all of the files. Your hard disk should have a minimum of
50 meg of free space prior to installing pc/MRP.
- While installing pc/MRP from
the CD or the downloaded file, the installation program asks you for Disk
2. The CD is not functioning correctly or the downloaded file is not
complete. If the CD is not functioning correctly call Software Arts
(408-226-7321.) If you have attempted to download the file, re-download
the file and attempt to reinstall pc/MRP.
- While attempting to install
pc/MRP from the CD, the CD fails to work. Call Software Arts.