[s-cars] ETKA 7 install instructions

Ian Duff iduff at comcast.net
Thu Jan 18 08:33:45 EST 2007

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I run it at 1280 x 800 on my MacBook Pro in an XP session just fine.  
I've tried smaller/lower resolution and it resizes to fit the  
available screen real estate, unlike earlier versions. Give it a go,  
you'll like it.
- -Ian.

On  18 Jan 2007, at 2:41:20AM, Vincent Frégeac wrote:

> BTW, I've had a RARed FA 7 sitting on my laptop drive for a while  
> because I
> remember the FA 6 was requesting at least 1280, and my laptop is  
> only XGA.
> As I'm too lazy to try it myself (more exactly too busy, as you can  
> see
> S-Car stuff are relegated after 1:00 am) could you tell me if the  
> FA 7 as
> the same screen resolution requirement as the FA 6.
> Thanks,
> Vincent.
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> Assumptions for these instructions:
> ? Windoze XP Pro. Other flavors of Windoze will be similar.
> ? Plenty of free disk space.
> Prerequisites:
> ? A download or DVD of ETKA 7.
> ? A user account with admin rights.
> There are (at least) two ways to install, one from a file structure
> extracted to your hard drive from a download, the other from a DVD
> either supplied by a friend or burned from the download.
> If you downloaded it, you'll probably end up with some sort of
> compressed archive, like a .rar file. I suggest getting a current
> copy of ZipGenius (http://zipgenius.it).
> Extract whatever you downloaded to some temporary spot on your hard
> drive. Somewhere in this will be a big ISO file. ISO files are disk
> images, in this case an image of the installation DVD.
> At this point you can either use ZipGenius to extract the contents of
> the ISO file to a temporary place on your hard drive, from which you
> can install, or you can burn the ISO to a DVD if you have that
> capability. If you burn it to DVD, once the DVD is ready you can skip
> on down to INSTALLATION.
> If you've extracted the contents of the ISO file, you've got
> something like 2.2GB of over 42,000 files. Lets say you extracted
> them to, for example, C:\temp\etka, from which the install file tree
> branches out.
> So let's make that C:\temp\etka install tree a place from which you
> can actually install! What a concept. Open Windows Exlorer, and right
> click on C:\temp\etka (or wherever you extracted the ISO file
> contents), and pick “Sharing and Security”, and click on “Share
> this folder on the network”. It may bark at you, whining about all
> kinds of security risks, but prove that you are the higher being and
> assure it that everything will be OK. Give your share a name.
> Once you have the install tree shared, now map it as a network drive.
> In Windows Explorer, in the “Tools” pull down menu, pick “Map
> Network Drive”. Pick the lowest drive letter you can that is above
> C, for example E. Do not pick B. Click on the “Browse” button to
> pick the Folder, and navigate to the share name you created above.
> You can probably do this by picking “Entire Network”, then
> “Microsoft Windows Network”, then your workgroup, then your
> computer, then the share you created. Once you've highlighted the
> share name you created above, agree to everything, and you should end
> up with a new (virtual) drive, from which the install should work.
> You will start with the ETKA installation screen. You get this either
> by inserting the DVD, or by completing the map network drive above.
> If inserting the DVD or mapping the network drive doesn't
> automagically start the setup, navigate to the root of your DVD or
> new network drive, and click on “setup”.
> Pick the drive on which you want your installation to reside, and
> click on the button “Installieren”
> You will be harassed by a number of “setup” dialog boxes,
> complaining in German that they cannot copy a .ini file. You'll get
> as many as nine of these; just click on the “OK” button each time
> to get past them.
> Click “OK for U.S. English, then deselect (get rid if the check) in
> the “Only program installation, no database refresh”, and click
> “Next”, prolly three times, until it starts copying files. Go get
> a cup of coffee and a case of donuts, as it will be copying for a  
> while.
> Once the copying is done, it should report a successful installation.
> In German. Bummer.
> Open up your new ETKA 7, and pick the lower left box of the intro
> screen, “ETKA STARTEN”.
> Once it starts, look for the menu boxes at the right of the banner at
> the top of the screen. The lower left of these looks like a scrolling
> menu, and the rollover text for it says “Liste der Funktionen
> anzeigen”. Click it, the pick the choice “Sprachauswahl”, then
> “Chinesisch” (unless you are a monolingual American like me, then
> you'd pick “Englisch”).
> At this point, you should be in business. No hardlock problems with
> the copy I found and installed, unlike earlier versions. Also no need
> for 1280 x 1024 screen resolution, and no need for a US and a Euro
> version, as they're both here.
> Good luck, have fun,
> -Ian Duff.
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