In This Appendix
Using the DVD with Windows and Mac
What you'll find on the DVD
In this appendix, we play show‐and‐tell with the DVD that comes with this book. You'll find extra lessons on the disc, along with various types of sample podcasts and music to check out. Like the book, feel free to browse the DVD contents at your leisure, checking out what's interesting and coming back to the rest later. Pop it in and check it out!
Make sure your computer meets the minimum system requirements shown in the following list. If your computer doesn't match up to most of these requirements, you may have problems using the software and files on the DVD. For the latest and greatest information, please refer to the ReadMe file located at the root of the DVD‐ROM. Here's what you need (the no‐frills list):
A PC running Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT4 (with SP4 or later), Windows Me, Windows XP, or Windows Vista
A Macintosh running Apple OS X or later
A PC running a version of Linux with kernel 2.4 or greater
An Internet connection
A DVD‐ROM drive
If you need more information on the basics, check out these books published by Wiley Publishing, Inc.: PCs For Dummies, by Dan Gookin; Macs For Dummies, by David Pogue; iMacs For Dummies by David Pogue; Windows XP For Dummies and Windows Vista For Dummies, both by Andy Rathbone.
To install the items from the DVD to your hard drive, follow these steps. ...