Appendix A: About the CD
On the CD-ROM
Using the CD with Windows and Mac
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This appendix is designed to give you an overview of the system requirements for your system in order to run the software found on the accompanying CD. I also include a description of what you can find on the CD that will help you prepare for your exam.
Make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements shown in the following list. If your computer does not meet most of these requirements, you might have problems using the software and files on the CD. For the latest and greatest information, please refer to the ReadMe file located at the root of the CD-ROM.
♦ A PC running Microsoft Windows 2000 or later
♦ A Macintosh running Apple OS X or later
♦ An Internet connection
♦ A CD-ROM drive
If you need more information on the basics, check out these books published by Wiley: PCs For Dummies, 11th Edition, by Dan Gookin; Macs For Dummies, 10th Edition, by Edward C. Baig; Windows XP For Dummies, 2nd Edition, Windows 7 For Dummies, and Windows Vista For Dummies, all by Andy Rathbone.
Using the CD
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 to bring up the license agreement.
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