This is a small tutorial that has three parts:
How to create file folders, How to download and save a file, and How to
install the program
How to create file folders
- First go to My Computer
- It is in the upper left
hand side of your screen
- Double Click
- Now Choose C Drive
- It may be named anything
but will have a (C:)
- Double Click
- Now Choose “File”
- Your address bar will say
- Double Click
- When you choose “File” a
drop down menu appears
- Choose “New”
- Then slide over and click on
the word “Folder”
- A New Folder will appear in
the list of C drive contents
- “New Folder” will have an
outline box around it
- Put your cursor in the box
after “New Folder” and backspace until..
- ..the label box is blank
- Now type in the label
called for in your instructions
- In this example the file
folder is named magi236a (use the name recommended in the download
- Success! The folder is
- Next, learn how to download
the file from the internet into the folder..
How to download files
- After logging into the
website with passwords click the download link and this screen appears
- The filename may be
- Press “Save”
Download step 2
- The default location appears
(in this case “Desktop”) but the file must be saved to the folder that was
created on “C” drive that was named magi236a (or as instructed)
- Click the arrow to the right
of “Desktop” to get to C drive
- Choose the “C” drive from
the drop down menu
- Click on it to display the
- Find the file folder named
“magi236a” or whatever file name you were instructed to use
- Double click on the file
- The folder name should
appear beside the words “Save in”
- Click the “Save” button
- That’s it!
- When the download is
finished go back to this folder to unzip the files.
How to Install the Program
First turn off any other programs that are running. To turn
off your anti-virus program find the small icon that represents it in the lower
right hand side of the desktop near your computer clock. Use the RIGHT mouse
button (not the left mouse button, which will open the program) to click on the
icon and you will have the option to ‘end’ or ‘exit’ the program.
Now open My Computer in the upper left hand side of your
Choose C Drive
Scroll down until you find the folder you made before where
you downloaded the installation file. In this example the file folder is called
magi236a. Double Click the folder
The screen should look like this:
Double Click on the file that you downloaded. That is the
file named magi236.exe in the sample above.
A screen should appear similar to this one.
Just click the START button.
When it is done this screen will appear.
Just click OK.
When you click Ok you will notice that there are more files
in the file folder.
Scroll down until you find the file named Setup.exe
Double Click the Setup.exe file to begin the installation of
MagiSoft and follow the instructions on the screen.
If you cannot find a file named Setup.exe then your folder
options must be changed so that you can view ALL files.
Choose Folder Options from the Tools menu and change the
Hidden Files and Folders options so that you may see the contents as below.
Then Click APPLY and OK.
If you need more assistance please read the instructions
that are available for the download program.
Magi Bette of the Magi Society hopes that this has been
beneficial and helped you with your problem. Please remember that you can
contact her for technical help.