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Encounter difficult computer problems?
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Nov 6, 2013
How you add a program depends on where the installation files for the program are located. Typically, programs are installed from a CD or DVD, from the Internet, or from a network.
Insert the disc into your computer and then follow the instructions on your screen. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
Many programs installed from CDs or DVDs will attempt to launch an install wizard for the program automatically. In these cases, the AutoPlay dialog box will appear and you can choose to run the wizard.
If a program doesn't begin to install, check the information that came with the program. This information will likely provide instructions for installing the program manually. If you cannot access the program's information, you can also browse through the disc and open the program's setup file, usually called Setup.exe or Install.exe.
(1. In your web browser, click the link to the program.
(2. Do one of the following:
If your computer is on a network (such as an internal corporate network) that offers programs that you can add, you can install programs from Control Panel.
(1. Open Get Programs by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Get Programs.
(2. Select a program from the list, and then click Install.
(3. Follow the instructions on your screen. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.