Installing Visio 2003
Microsoft recommends that you first uninstall any previous versions of Visio before installing Visio 2003 to prevent potential conflicts between the programs. This step is not entirely necessary—the Setup program can uninstall previous versions, or you can choose to retain a previous version of Visio.
Before installing Visio 2003, uninstall any beta versions of Visio.
Step 1: Start Setup
To install Visio on an individual computer, first exit all other programs, including e-mail and virus detection programs. Insert the Visio 2003 CD-ROM into the computer’s CD-ROM drive and then wait for the Setup program to start and display the first screen, as Figure A-1 shows. If the Setup program does not start automatically, click ...