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Installing Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 3rd Edition

System Requirements
To use Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary–3rd Edition (CALD3) with a PC, you
must have:
• 350 MHz processor or faster (800 MHz processor recommended)
• Windows® 2000, XP or Vista
• Super VGA 16-bit colour, 800 x 600 resolution
• CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
• 300 MB free hard disk space (900 MB free hard disk space recommended)
• 256 MB RAM (512 MB RAM recommended)
• Adobe® Reader® 7 or 8
• sound card with speakers or headphones
• a mouse or other pointing device
• a microphone if you wish to record yourself speaking.

To install CALD3 on a PC
To install CALD3 on your computer, complete these steps:
1. Turn on your computer.
2. Insert the CD in your CD-ROM drive. Follow the instructions on your screen
as CALD3 installs automatically.
You must be allowed to install software on your computer, i.e., have
Administrator privileges.

If CALD3 does not install automatically, complete these steps:


i. (Windows Vista) Click the START button, then click COMPUTER.

(Windows 2000 and XP) Double click on MY COMPUTER.

ii. Right-click on your CD-ROM drive and choose EXPLORE to view the
contents of the CD.

iii. Double-click on the file ‘setup.exe’ and follow the instructions.

How to upgrade to QUICKfind version 1.1


To use the QUICKfind feature of the dictionary with Windows® Vista® and
Internet Explorer® 7, you must have the latest version of QUICKfind
(version 1.1), which is included on your CD-ROM. If you have an earlier
version of QUICKfind on your computer, and you chose not to upgrade it
when you originally installed CALD3, you must uninstall it and install
QUICKfind version 1.1 manually by following the instructions below.
To uninstall an old version of QUICKfind:

1. Make sure CALD3 is closed.


2. Uninstall the old version of QUICKfind using the Control Panel.

(Windows Vista and XP) Click and hold the Start button, then click
CONTROL PANEL.

(Windows 2000) Click and hold the START button, point to SETTINGS,
then click CONTROL PANEL.

The Control Panel opens.


3. (Windows Vista) Click UNINSTALL A PROGRAM.

(Windows 2000 and XP) Double-click ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS.


The dialog box opens.

4. Click QUICKfind to highlight it.


5. (Windows Vista) Click UNINSTALL/CHANGE.

(Windows 2000 and XP) Click CHANGE/REMOVE.

6. Follow the onscreen instructions. You must uninstall QUICKfind


completely by choosing 'Yes' when asked if you want to uninstall
QUICKfind files which may be shared with other applications.
7. Restart your computer. (This step must not be omitted.)

To install QUICKfind version 1.1 from your CALD3 CD-ROM:

1. Insert the CALD3 CD-ROM into your CD/DVD drive and click 'No' when
asked to run the dictionary or uninstall it.
2. (Window Vista) Click the START button, then click COMPUTER.
(Windows 2000 and XP) Double-click MY COMPUTER.
3. Right click on your CD-ROM drive and choose EXPLORE to view the
contents of the CD-ROM.
4. Double click on the folder called QUICKfind to open it.
5. Click the file called 'qf_setup.exe' and follow the instructions.