Install Collect! For The First Time
Installing CV11 is very easy if a few basic requirements are
already in place. First, you need to simply install your
version of Collect!. If you are the only person who will be
signing into the Demodb, you can simply install it on your
workstation. If you want other people in your office to access
the Demodb, you will need to install it on your server with the
Must Be On The Server!
must have Administrator privileges on the Server.
network must use TCP/IP Protocol.
server must have a static IP address.
If you downloaded the CV11
installation file from our FTP site, you have copied it to the
Desktop on your server.
We will take three basic steps to install and set up Collect!
- Unzip the CV11 installation file.
- Install the software.
- Start Collect! on your Server to let it set itself up.
This document provides you with detailed instructions and tips
for successful installation and setup.
Installing Collect! On The Server
1. If you downloaded the CV11 installation file, double-click the
CV11 installation icon on your Desktop. This will begin the
installation wizard and in a moment the installation window
2. Installation begins. You will see the Welcome
window. Select NEXT to continue. The License
Agreement asks you to read and be aware
the terms of the license agreement" and then select NEXT to
3. The Setup Type screen is displayed. If you
accept the default settings, the Default folder
installation will be installed to the default directory, C:\CV11.
Select NEXT to proceed.
Select Select folder to install into ONLY if you
need to change the directory that you are installing to. This will take you
to a few screens where you can customize your selections.
SELECT FOLDER TO INSTALL INTO: The Choose Destination
Location dialog allows you to set the path where you
want to install the software. We recommend using the default
path that is displayed, (i.e. C:\CV11) It
will be easier for your technical staff and our technical support
personnel if you install to a root drive. Please DO NOT install
the software to the Program Files folder! It is important to
know where you are installing Collect!. Select the CHANGE
button to select a new path. Select NEXT to continue.
4. The Select Program Folder dialog displays
a default folder for the Collect! program icons. We recommend
accepting the default Collect! 11. Select NEXT
5. The Start Copying Files screen lists
the details of your selections. If you are satisfied, select NEXT
to begin the installation and copying of files.
6. Setup Status. The software is now being installed
to your computer. This may take a few minutes. Sometimes certain
phases appear not to be moving, but be patient, things are
happening. When the installation has completed copying files,
the Installation Wizard will inform you.
7. Installation Wizard Complete. Setup will tell you
when it is finished installing Collect!.
Select option "Launch Collect! when installation
finishes" and you will be taken right into Collect! when
you select the FINISH ASbutton.
8. Select the FINISH button and the Readme.txt will open in your
default text editor for your review. Close your text editor
after viewing the Readme.txt and the installation is complete.
If you selected "Launch Collect!..." then you will see the Collect!
spash screen displayed.
Signing Into Collect!
1. Accept the default ID and Password, OWN and own.
2. IP Address. When Collect! starts for the first time, it will
search for your IP address and register it with the CV11
Server. The CV11 Server will start. You will see the rds.exe
minimized in your Windows Taskbar.
3. Collect! will ask you for your Company Name and
your Name, in two separate prompts. This information is
displayed in the splash screen from now on whenever you
4. The Starting Right help page is now displayed in your
internet browser. Please bookmark this for future reference.
Close your browser to see the Welcome to Collect! screen.
5. Sign On. Select START to sign into Collect!'s DEMODB
database and have a look around. We have set up the
DemoDb to show you many features of the Collect!
program. Press F1 for help information on the current
screen you are looking at.
Collect! Program Icons
After Collect! is installed, you will notice that the installer
created program icons on your Desktop and in the Start Menu
program folder for Collect!
A CV11 icon is installed on your Desktop for the CV11 program.
Whenever you want to sign into Collect!, you can double-click
the CV11 icon on your desktop.
Additional icons are installed in the Start Menu's Collect! 11
program folder for Collect! Web Host, CV11 Server and the
CV11 Admin tool. The icons for Eval demonstrations are set
up to take you right into the Demodb, Collect!'s evaluation
CV11 On Your Workstations
If you are not the only one using Collect!, you are ready to set up
access to Collect! on your workstations. Please refer to
Basic Networking For Using Collect! for helpful information and
details.The steps in this document are ideal for most sites.
- Basic Networking For Using Collect!
- Installation Topics