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Companion CD Readme for Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Data Analysis and Business Modeling by Wayne Winston Copyright

(c) 2004 - 2007 by Microsoft Corporation Portions copyright (c) 2004 - 2007 by Wayne Winston All Rights Reserved ___________________________________________________________________ README CONTENTS - HOW TO USE THIS CD? - AutoRun CD Menu - Electronic File Viewers - WHAT'S ON THIS CD - SUPPORT INFORMATION - Troubleshooting - Microsoft Learning Technical Support - Microsoft Office Excel Product Support ================== HOW TO USE THIS CD ================== --------------AutoRun CD Menu --------------To use the CD, insert the CD in your CD-ROM drive. A menu screen will appear. If AutoRun is not enabled on your computer, run StartCD.exe from the root of the CD to display the starting menu. The menu provides you with links to all the resources available on the CD. ----------------------Electronic File Viewers ----------------------The electronic version of the book and some of the other documentation included on this CD is provided in Portable Document Format (PDF). To view these files, you will need Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. For more information about these products or to download the latest version of Adobe Reader, visit the Adobe Web site at http://www.adobe.com. ================== WHAT'S ON THIS CD? ================== This companion CD contains practice files, solution files, and templates you can use to follow along with the examples in this book, and an electronic version of the book.

This CD contains: - Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Data Analysis and Business Modeling eBook - Book-specific Practice Files, Solution Files, and Templates ---------------------------------------------------------------------Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Data Analysis and Business Modeling eBook ---------------------------------------------------------------------A fully searchable electronic version of the book has been included in the eBook folder. To view the eBook, open the 623965eBook.pdf file in the \eBook folder. Note: The eBook is in Portable Document Format (PDF). To view this file, you will need Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. For more information about these products or to download Adobe Reader, visit the Adobe Web site at http://www.adobe.com. ----------------------------------------------------------Book-specific Practice Files, Solution Files, and Templates ----------------------------------------------------------The files for each chapter are included on the CD in three folders: - Practice Files: Workbooks used in demonstrations which show the completed chapter examples. - Solution Files: Workbook files that show how to solve the hands-on problems provided at the end of each chapter in the book. - Templates: Versions of workbooks used for chapter demonstrations. You can use these files to walk through the examples in a chapter and complete the examples yourself. To work with these sample files, you need a copy of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 installed on your computer. To install the sample files, you need approximately 40 MB of available disk space on your computer. =================== SUPPORT INFORMATION =================== --------------Troubleshooting --------------Long file names on CD and 16-bit CD-ROM drives: If you have an older, 16-bit CD-ROM drive and you browse this CD, you will see truncated filenames on folders and files. Contact your CD-ROM drive manufacturer for information about this issue and for the latest driver updates.

Manually copying files from CD-ROM: If you manually copy the sample files from CD-ROM to your hard disk, you may need to remove each file's read-only attribute in order to use the file. To

do so, right-click the file in My Computer or Windows Explorer and then click Properties. On the General tab, clear the Read-Only check box in the Attributes section, then click OK. -----------------------------------Microsoft Learning Technical Support -----------------------------------Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the book and the contents of this CD. As corrections or changes are collected, they will be added to a Microsoft Knowledge Base article. Microsoft Press provides support for books and companion CDs at the following Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/support/books/ If you have comments, questions, or ideas regarding the book or this CD, or questions that are not answered by visiting the site above, please send them via e-mail to: mspinput@microsoft.com or via postal mail to: Microsoft Press Attn: Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Data Analysis and Business Modeling Edit or One Microsoft Way Redmond, WA 98052-6399 Please note that Microsoft software product support is not offered through the above addresses. -------------------------------------Microsoft Office Excel Product Support -------------------------------------For support information regarding Excel, you can connect to Microsoft Technical Support on the Web at: http://support.microsoft.com/ In the United States, Microsoft software product support issues not covered by t he Microsoft Knowledge Base are addressed by Microsoft Product Support Services. Location-specific software support options are available from: http://support.microsoft.com/gp/selfoverview/ ============================================================== DISCLAIMER: Third-Party Software or Links to Third-Party Sites ============================================================== For the user's convenience, this CD may include third-party software or links to third-party sites. Please note that these products are not under the control of Microsoft Corporation and Microsoft is therefore not responsible

for their content, nor should their inclusion on this CD be construed as an endorsement of the product. Please check third-party Web sites for the latest version of their software.