[macvoiceover] Re: Installing programs

My thoughts exactly. They're very detailed and helpful!!
Nicole
On Jul 14, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Keith Reedy wrote:

> James,
> 
> Great instructions.  I am going to save this message to recycle.
> Keith Reedy
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> 
> 
> On Jul 14, 2011, at 9:39 AM, James Dean wrote:
> 
>> If you have a .dmg file, do not copy the DMG anywhere. Leave it in your 
>> downloads folder. Just find the DMG file and press command+O. Now, you will 
>> get a new finder window. Inside this finder window will be the filename.pkg 
>> file. Press command+O on the .pkg file and follow the on-screen 
>> instructions. Once the installer says the installation was completed, close 
>> the installer. Then close the finder window that was brought up when you 
>> pressed command+O on the DMG file. Go back to your desktop. You will see a 
>> volume that has the name of the DMG file. Press command+E to eject this 
>> volume, as you no longer need it since all it usually contains is the .pkg 
>> file. Now, go to your applications folder. There you will find the 
>> application you installed by following the instructions in the .PKG 
>> installer. Run the app as normal. If this is an app you use often, press 
>> command+shift+T to add it to the Dock for easier access.
>> 
>> If you have a .dmg file that just has a .app file in it, all you do is copy 
>> the .app file from the DMG once you open said DMG to your applications 
>> folder, then go back to your desktop and eject the DMG volume that was 
>> created. Then go back to your applications folder and press command+O to run 
>> the application and add it to the Dock if you wish as described above.
>> 
>> It's not as complicated as it sounds in writing once you do this a few times.
>> 
>> HTH,
>> 
>> James A. Dean
>> 
>> 
>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 4:01 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>> 
>>> It says it was installed on Macintosh HD.
>>> Nicole
>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:53 PM, James Clark wrote:
>>> 
>>>> looks in your apps folder or where ever the installer tells you the app 
>>>> should be installed.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Best Regards
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> James
>>>> 
>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:47 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi Keith,
>>>>> That was how I thought it was supposed to work.
>>>>> However, when I go back into my applications folder, it has the file 
>>>>> name.dmg, when I open that it brings up "Filename.pkg". If I open that, 
>>>>> it brings up the installer box again. That isn't supposed to happen, is 
>>>>> it?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Nicole
>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Keith Reedy wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Nicole,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If your application has an installer you can run the installer from the 
>>>>>> downloads directory or put the program on the desktop if you like and 
>>>>>> run the installer from the desk top and the installer should put the 
>>>>>> working app in your applications directory.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> HTH.
>>>>>> Keith Reedy
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>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 1:59 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi group,
>>>>>>> I feel really silly asking this, but I can't figure out how to install 
>>>>>>> programs correctly.
>>>>>>> I copied the file from the "Downloads" folder into the "Applications" 
>>>>>>> folder. Then I ran the installer file. It put an icon on my desktop but 
>>>>>>> it contains an installer package. What am I missing here?
>>>>>>> Thanks in advance for the help.
>>>>>>> Blessings,
>>>>>>> Nicole>
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