Appendix A. Using the CD-ROM

This appendix provides you with information on the contents of the CD that accompanies this book. For the latest and greatest information, please refer to the ReadMe file located at the root of the CD. Here is what you will find:

  • System Requirements

  • Using the CD with Windows and Macintosh

  • What's on the CD

  • Troubleshooting

System Requirements

Make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements listed in this section. If your computer doesn't match up to most of these requirements, you may have a problem using the contents of the CD.

  • PC running Windows 98 or later or a Macintosh running Mac OS X

  • An Internet connection

  • A CD-ROM drive

  • A copy of Adobe Photoshop CS3

Installing 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. The license agreement appears.

    Note to Windows users: The interface won't launch if you have autorun disabled. In that case, click Start → Run (For Windows Vista, Start → All Programs → Accessories → Run). In the dialog box that appears, type D:\Start.exe. (Replace D with the proper letter if your CD drive uses a different letter. If you don't know the letter, see how your CD drive is listed under My Computer.) Click OK.

    Note for Mac Users: The CD icon will appear on your desktop, double-click the icon to open the CD and double-click the "Start" icon.

  2. Read through the license agreement, and then click the Accept button if you want to use the CD.

    The CD interface ...

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