CLIK CD Installation Instructions

These instructions are for the CLIK CDs that are received via mail (i.e., not the downloadable CD version). Depending upon your computer’s operating system and configuration settings, the process of installing CLIK may vary slightly to the following. Feedback for improving these instructions are most welcome.

Before proceeding with the installation process:

  1. Check if your PC is compatible to run this version of CLIK - System Requirements - CD version.
  2. Read important information regarding any known issues about the latest CD release - Important News - CD release July 2010
    E.g., Windows Vista (32-bit) and Winows 7 (32-bit) computer users have reported difficulty in starting the CLIK program after the installation process. Troubleshooting information now included at instruction Part 6.

Index

Part 1 - Insert CLIK CD

If you receive a Windows Explorer window displaying the files on the CD, continue to Instruction Part 2

Explorer Window opens

If you receive a Windows pop-up menu, continue to Instruction Part 1.1

Windows auto pop-up

If nothing appears to happen, continue to Instruction Part 1.2

Part 1.1 – the Windows ‘action’ pop-up menu

If you receive the following (or similar) Window’s pop-up menu, select “Open folder to view files – using Windows Explorer” and then select “OK”

Continue to Instruction Part 2

insert CD - Window's auto pop-up

Note: Microsoft may not recognise the files on the CD appropriately and refer to the kind of file as “Pictures” (as above) – ignore this, the files on the CD are not pictures.

Continue to Instruction Part 2

Part 1.2 - open Windows Explorer

(not to be confused with Internet Explorer – the Web Browser)

There are several ways to access Windows Explorer:

  1. METHOD 1: Using the mouse, right-click on the Windows “Start” button (bottom-left of screen). Select “Explore” (with a left-click on the mouse)
  2. METHOD 2: left-click “Start”, point to “All Programs”, point to “Accessories”, and then left-click “Windows Explorer
  3. METHOD 3: on your keyboard – press the Windows key + “E” key simultaneously.

A Windows Explorer window opens; navigate to your CD/DVD drive (usually drive D or E, depends on your computer’s setup).

Continue to Instruction Part 2

Note Further information on using Windows Explorer is available from the Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/app_win_explorer.mspx

Part 2 - Explorer Window opens

There are two ways in which you may access CLIK from the CD:

  1. Direct from your CD/DVD drive – “CLIK portable (no install)” - no installing of files onto your computer’s hard drive is required
    Refer to Instruction Part 3; or
  2. Installing the files & accessing CLIK from your computer – “clik_cd.exe”
    Refer to Instruction Part 4
Explorer Window opens

Part 3 – Access CLIK direct from your CD/DVD drive

Part 3.1 - open the “CLIK portable (no install)” folder

(i.e., double-click the left mouse button on the folder)

IMPORTANT - Vista & Windows 7 users
To run CLIK on Windows Vista (32-bit) or Winows 7 (32-bit) computers, you may need to change the compatibility settings on the CLIK.exe file. Continue to Instruction Part 6.2 - open the compatibility properties for CLIK. Other PC user types may continue onto Part 3.2

Part 3.2 - select the file “CLIK.exe” and double-click the left mouse button on the file to open CLIK

Select the file “CLIK.exe” and dbl click to open

Note you may need to change to the "View" > "Details" setting in Windows Explorer to see the entire file name "CLIK.exe"

changing views in Explorer

CLIK will now run directly from the CD. Installing of files onto your computer’s hard drive is not essential although to include updates available from the DVA website, installing the files is required.

Part 4 – Install CLIK and access direct from your computer

Part 4.1 - using Windows Explorer, open the “clik_cd.exe” file

(i.e., double-click the left mouse button on the file)

Part 4.2 - WinZip Self-Extractor pop-up window appears, left-click on “Unzip”

WinZip Self-Extractor pop-up window - Select “Unzip”.

Part 4.3 - unzipping process commences – wait until complete (approx. 1-2 minutes)

unzipping process – wait until complete

Part 4.4 - unzipping process concludes – left-click on “Ok”

finished unzipping message – Select “OK”

Part 4.5 - close the WinZip Self-Extractor program, – left-click on “Close”

The CLIK files are now copied onto your computer. Refer to the tip below or continue to Part 5 – Opening your installed version of CLIK

TIP: Create a Shortcut for easy access. Continue to Part 4.6

Part 4.6 - create a Desktop shortcut to CLIK (optional)

Part 4.6.1 - open Windows Explorer

(refer to Part 1.2 for advice on how to open Windows Explorer)

Part 4.6.2 - navigate to “C:\CLIK”

Type “C:\CLIK” into the Windows Explorer Address bar and press “Enter” (or left-click on "Go")

type “C drive-CLIK” into the Windows Explorer Address bar and press “Enter”

Part 4.6.3 – creating the Desktop Shortcut

Right-click on the file “CLIK.exe”, point to “Send To”, and then left-click “Desktop (create shortcut)”.

Note you may need to change to the "View" > "Details" setting in Windows Explorer to see the entire file name "CLIK.exe"

changing views in Explorer

A CLIK shortcut icon will be added to your Desktop. Double-click the shortcut to start CLIK.

The CLIK shortcut on Desktop

Part 5 – Opening your installed version of CLIK

Important: Vista (32-bit) and Winows 7 (32-bit) users refer to instruction Part 6.

There are several ways to access CLIK after you have installed the files:

  1. Open Windows Explorer, navigate to the “C:\CLIK” folder (refer to Instruction Part 4.6.2), select and double-click the left mouse button on the file “CLIK.exe”.
  2. Left-click on the Start menu > left-click on the “Run…” icon,
    Open CLIK by Windows Run program under the Start menu

    type “C:\CLIK\CLIK.exe” into the “Run” pop-up dialogue box, and left-click “OK”.
    type into Open dialogue box

  3. Activate the Desktop shortcut if you created one in Instruction 4.6. Select and double-click the CLIK Desktop shortcut.
    shortcut on Desktop

Part 6 - Troubleshooting for Vista & Windows 7 (32-bit)

Having difficulty installing CLIK? You may be required to be logged on as an Administrator.

To run CLIK on Windows Vista (32-bit) or Windows 7 (32-bit) computers, you may need to change the compatibility settings on the CLIK.exe file.

Part 6.1 - navigate to "C:\CLIK"

Type “C:\CLIK” into the Windows Explorer Address bar and press “Enter” (or left-click on "Go")

type “C drive-CLIK” into the Windows Explorer Address bar and press “Enter”

Part 6.2 - open the compatibility properties for CLIK

Right-click on the file “CLIK.exe”, left-click “Properties”, and then select the "Compatibilty" tab towards the top of the Properties dialogue box - as illustrated in the screenshot below at 6.3.

Note you may need to change to the "View" > "Details" setting in Windows Explorer to see the entire file name "CLIK.exe"

changing views in Explorer

Part 6.3 - adjust "Compatibilty mode" & "Privilege Level"

  1. Under the heading "Compatibility mode", tick the box "Run this program in compatibility mode for" and select "Windows XP (Service Pack 3)" from the drop-down list - as illustrated below.
  2. Under the heading "Privilege Level", tick the box "Run this program as an administrator"
    The Properties dialogue box for the CLIK program
  3. Left-click on "Apply" and then "OK" to accept the changes and close the Properties dialogue box.

CLIK is now ready to run. To start the CLIK program, refer to Part 5 – Opening your installed version of CLIK