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howtos:windowsinstallation [2008/12/16 20:10]
xuesheng Mention the problem with spaces and tabs on Windows
howtos:windowsinstallation [2009/06/12 19:50] (current)
xuesheng New installer no longer supports very od versions of Windows
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  - Download the Windows installer from the [[/download| POPFile Download Page]].   - Download the Windows installer from the [[/download| POPFile Download Page]].
 +    * **Note:** The installer for POPFile 1.1.1 (or later) no longer supports very old versions of Windows (see [[oldwindows]] for further details)
  - Run //setup.exe// and follow the installation instructions. See [[vistacompatibility|Vista Compatibility]] page if using Vista.\\ **Note:** If you've got an error "To install on the 'C' drive please select a folder location that does not contain spaces" in the installation process, please see [[TroubleShooting:Disable8dot3 | the troubleshooting]] of this problem.   - Run //setup.exe// and follow the installation instructions. See [[vistacompatibility|Vista Compatibility]] page if using Vista.\\ **Note:** If you've got an error "To install on the 'C' drive please select a folder location that does not contain spaces" in the installation process, please see [[TroubleShooting:Disable8dot3 | the troubleshooting]] of this problem.
  - You can launch POPFile from the **Start Menu** (**Start** --> **Programs** --> **POPFile** --> **RunPOPFile**), or reboot and it will start automatically via a shortcut in the StartUp folder (if the automatic startup option was selected during the installation).\\ **Important note:** In either case, nothing will appear on your screen! To check if it's running correctly, read the "Accessing POPFile" section below.   - You can launch POPFile from the **Start Menu** (**Start** --> **Programs** --> **POPFile** --> **RunPOPFile**), or reboot and it will start automatically via a shortcut in the StartUp folder (if the automatic startup option was selected during the installation).\\ **Important note:** In either case, nothing will appear on your screen! To check if it's running correctly, read the "Accessing POPFile" section below.
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Windows XP     =   C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC Windows XP     =   C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC
Windows 2000   =   C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC Windows 2000   =   C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC
-Win 98/ME     =   C:\WINDOWS+Windows 98/ME =   C:\WINDOWS
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Of course, you can also create a bookmark for POPFile and some mail clients allow access to the POPFile UI within the mail client. See [[:HowTos:OutlookToday]] for an example. Of course, you can also create a bookmark for POPFile and some mail clients allow access to the POPFile UI within the mail client. See [[:HowTos:OutlookToday]] for an example.
 
howtos/windowsinstallation.1229454624.txt.gz · Last modified: 2008/12/16 20:10 by xuesheng

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