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copies the FoxPro program files, help files and examples from disk or from a network to your hard drive. Normal Installation installs FoxPro for MS-DOS on a single machine. * Administrative Installation ( /A) copies all FoxPro files along with installation files to a network drive so that users can either run the shared network copy after doing a Workstation Installation or install FoxPro for MS-DOS to their local machines with a Normal Installation. * Workstation Installation ( /N) copies FoxPro initialization files to a local machine so that a shared network version of FoxPro for MS-DOS can be run. Workstation Installation requires less space on individual machines and allows greater administrative control of the use of FoxPro. Workstation Installation requires a previous Administrative Installation. * Normal Installation After an Administrative Installation works the same way Normal Installation from floppy disks works. The way you initiate Normal Installation after an Administrative Installation is by typing X:\<path>\INSTALL at the MS-DOS prompt and pressing Enter. X represents the network drive and <path> represents the directory in which FoxPro was installed with the Administrative Installation option. ************************************************************** * Note: Every Microsoft FoxPro user must have a Microsoft * * FoxPro license. A license is obtained by buying a retail * * package or a Microsoft License Pack. For more information * * about network use restrictions, see your Microsoft FoxPro * * license agreement. * ************************************************************** For information about Normal Installation, see the FoxPro for MS-DOS Installation and Configuration manual. FoxPro asks you several questions during the installation process. The default response is listed in brackets, for example: Is this information correct? [Y] : To choose the default response, press Enter. These instructions assume that you are installing from drive A. If you are installing from another drive, please adjust the instructions accordingly. ADMINISTRATIVE INSTALLATION ( /A) Before you start the Administrative Installation, the network must be operational and you must have read and write access to the network directory in which you want to install FoxPro. For more information, see your network software documentation.
Stopping the Installation If you want to stop the installation process. refer to the FoxPro for MS-DOS Installation and Configuration manual. If the directory in which FoxPro will be installed is not in your path. If you re-install FoxPro. This step is identical to the corresponding step in Normal Installation. 5. Enter your name and company in the spaces provided. this information will appear on the initialization screen. Installing Additional Files . installation does not stop immediately. When you start FoxPro for MS-DOS. During installation. 3. or type N and press Enter if you do not want your path modified. the installation program asks you whether or not you want your path changed in your AUTOEXEC. When it does. type N and press Enter. To confirm that you want to install FoxPro in this directory. regardless of which optional components you include. 6. If you do not want to install FoxPro in the default directory. those components you do not install are not available. this information will automatically be included. Use the arrow keys to highlight the appropriate monitor type and press Enter. 4. Type A:\INSTALL /A at the MS-DOS prompt and press Enter. press Enter.To install FoxPro for MS-DOS for administrative use: 1. Note that if you press Ctrl+C. Optional Component Installation The optional components you choose to install in the Administrative Installation are available for workstation use. The installation program suggests a directory in which to install FoxPro for MS-DOS. you are given the option of installing the FoxPro supplemental programs and files. You will be asked to confirm this information. Press Enter to allow the modification. For more information. Insert FoxPro Disk 1 into drive A.BAT file. When the basic installation is completed. 2. The required FoxPro for MS-DOS files and all files necessary for subsequent installations are copied to the server. you can press Escape at any prompt or press Ctrl+C at any time. the MS-DOS prompt appears. you are prompted to press Escape to quit or any other key to continue with optional component installation. Before installing optional components. the installation program prompts you to choose the type of monitor used with your system. All FoxPro components remain available to those who perform Normal Installations after the Administrative Installation. You will be prompted for an installation directory.
Press Enter to allow the modification. To do so. An information screen explains FoxPro configuration and allows you to specify the directory for your configuration files to be created in. The installation program suggests a directory in which to install FoxPro. A dialog opens so that you can set the directories for: * CONFIG. X represents the network drive and <path> represents the directory in which FoxPro was installed with the Administrative Installation option. Retry. the installation program asks you whether or not you want your path changed in your AUTOEXEC.FP . type N and press Enter. Type X:\<path>\INSTALL /N at the MS-DOS prompt. Note: If you are installing from a drive other than A:. * FOXUSER .BAT file. 3. * Overlay files . The default is your FoxPro directory.Your FoxPro configuration file. 5. or type N and press Enter if you do not want your path modified. parts of it are kept in overlay files and loaded into memory as needed. 2.A FoxPro database that keeps track of window sizes and so on.After you have installed FoxPro. You can end the installation by pressing Escape at this point or press any other key to configure your FoxPro workstation. 4.Temporary files created during editing sessions. * Editor work files . 7. 6. you can install any optional components that you did not specify during installation.Temporary files used during database sorting . * Sort work files . If you do not want to install FoxPro in the default directory. WORKSTATION INSTALLATION ( /N) 1. restart FoxPro by typing FOX at the MS-DOS prompt and pressing Enter. If the directory in which FoxPro will be installed is not in your path. Insert any one of the product disks into the floppy drive and enter the following command in FoxPro's Command window: DO INSTALL You will be prompted to insert the disk or disks that contain the additional files that you want to install. Press Enter to accept this default or type your preferred directory in the text box and press Enter. FOX. you will be instructed to select another source drive after the "Abort. Fail?" message.Since the FoxPro executable file is too large to fit in conventional memory at one time. To confirm that you want to install FoxPro in this directory. Choose <<Continue with configuration>> to proceed or <Abort configuration procedure> to cancel the configuration procedure.EXE is copied to your FoxPro directory. press Enter. You will be prompted for an installation directory.
By default. Installation is complete. There are three push buttons at the bottom of the dialog: <<OK>> .BAT file so that FoxPro looks for configuration information in the directories that you have specified.Cancel the configuration procedure.FP file. You are given the option to have FoxPro update your AUTOEXEC. 9. you are given the option to Limit EMS Available to FoxPro. . <Cancel> .Temporary program file. <filer> . FoxPro uses all available expanded memory. You are given the option to have configuration changes written to your CONFIG. Remember to reboot your machine so that changes made to your AUTOEXEC. 8.Open the FoxPro Filer accessory to view your directories before deciding on configuration directory defaults. In this dialog.and indexing.BAT can take effect. * Program work file . Descriptions of these options are included in the dialog.Accept the directories and EMS settings. Press any key to start FoxPro. 10.
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