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Project: Install a Game on Your Computer

You can buy a game at most computer stores or office superstores. Pick a game that will appeal to everybody in your family. Some are quite inexpensive. When you find one you like, you can use the Windows Add or Remove Programs feature to walk you through the installation process.

✓ To access the Add or Remove feature, follow these steps:

1.
Select Start, Control Panel.

2.
Click Add or Remove Programs. The Add or Remove Programs dialog box shown in Figure 6.1 appears.

Figure 6.1. You can see all the programs you have installed and the amount of memory they are using in the Currently Installed Programs list.


3.
Click Add New Programs.

4.
Place the software disk or CD into the appropriate drive on your Pavilion.

5.
Click the CD or Floppy button. The Install Program dialog box opens.

6.
Click Next.

7.
The Run Installation Program dialog box shown in Figure 6.2 appears, confirming the location and name of the setup file. If it's not correct, click Browse to locate the program you want to install.

Figure 6.2. If you have a CD inserted, Windows automatically identifies any executable installation file on it.


8.
When the correct file is listed, click Finish. The installation program runs.


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