Installing Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI) MapInfo

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Installing Pitney
Bowes Business
Insight (PBBI)
MapInfo Professional
v9.5
[EDUCATIONAL EDITION]
School of Land Information
Management Systems




              Anthony O’Flaherty & Maryanne Holden
                                                     Contents


     Contents ............................................................................................................. 2
     Licensing and Student Obligations ................................................................. 2
     Installing MapInfo Professional ....................................................................... 3
     Installing service packs / patches / maintenance releases ........................ 12
     Installing MapCAD .......................................................................................... 13
     Installing Additional Utilities ........................................................................... 17
     Software Activation ......................................................................................... 19




                               Licensing and Student Obligations


Remember, this software is extremely expensive and the software providers are being
quite generous. Please work according to this agreement and the Software License
Agreement presented to you during installation.

Failure to abide by any TAFESA software and data agreements and/or the
vendors Software/Data License Agreement may lead to expulsion from TAFESA
and prosecution by the software vendor!

What NOT to do:
  1. Install software on more than one computer
  2. Install the software on a work computer, unless the computer has been
     provided to you for educational purposes
  3. Use the software for any form of commercial activity
  4. Install the software more than once on the same computer within one academic
     year (unless rebuilding your PC)
  5. Ring software vendors for support (this is not included in our Licence
     Agreement)
  6. Give anybody a software CD (that includes other TAFESA students)
  7. Distribute PDF documents of software manuals/books. These can only be
     viewed by TAFESA staff members and TAFESA/Faculty students.

                        Further details are provided during installation.

            IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE ASK!




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                                Installing MapInfo Professional

A range of PBBI MapInfo software are installed in various computer suites at
O’Halloran Hill Campus including. PBBI now has educational versions of the
MapInfo Professional software. This installation guide is for MapInfo Professional
v9.5 EDUCATIONAL USE ONLY.

A CD is available from your lecturer (either Maryanne Holden or Anthony
O’Flaherty), but only if you are undertaking units within your course that require the
use of MapInfo Professional v9.5. The software is supported on both Windows XP
and Vista.

Insert the CD supplied to you by your lecturer into the CD drive to automatically start
the setup program.

              If the installation does not begin automatically, open Windows Explorer
              and double-click on your CD/DVD drive and double-click on the
Setup.exe file.




Left-click on the Install Products option.


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Left-click on MapInfo Professional to install MapInfo Professional v9.5.




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Left-click on the MapInfo Professional Installer to start the installation process.




Click the Next > button.


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At this stage you need to be aware that you are accepting a license agreement for both
MapInfo software AND data. Click the ACCEPT radio button (if you accept the
terms) and hit the Next > button.




Insert the User Name and Organisation details shown above, and enter the SERIAL
NUMBER and ACCESS CODE supplied to you. Click Next > when done.



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Change the Setup Type to Custom and hit Next > when ready.




You should see a red X next to ArcLink, as this feature is not installed by default.
You may need it as it allows MapInfo users to import data in ESRI’s ArcInfo
COVERAGE data format.




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Left-click the small drop-down arrow next to ArcLink and select:

        The feature, and all subfeatures, will be installed on local hard drive.




The red X that was next to ArcLink is now gone and this feature will now be
installed. Hit Next > when ready.




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Left-click on the Install button.




The software will then install...




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When the installation is complete you will be prompted to visit the MapInfo
Professional website to check for updates. This is advisable as GIS software such as
this has regular updates that fix bugs and sometimes add minor features.

Click Yes, and when the webpage opens, MINIMISE the page for a moment.




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Click Finish to complete the MapInfo Professional installation.




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            Installing service packs / patches / maintenance releases




Now, MAXIMISE the webpage and it should look something like this. The page
may change as future service packs / patches / maintenance releases are made
available.

Download the appropriate service packs / patches / maintenance releases (left-click
on it) and save to your Windows desktop. Once it has finished downloading, unzip
the file to your desktop and install it by double-clicking the setup file.




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                                          Installing MapCAD




Next, return to the MapInfo installation screen shown above. Left-click on Install
Products to again show the installation options.

Left-click on MapCAD to install MapCAD for MapInfo Professional.




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Left-click MapCAD Installer to begin the installation.




Left-click the Next > button.


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Left-click the Next > button.




Left-click the Install button.




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The installation will then begin...and complete!




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                                   Installing Additional Utilities




Again, return to the Install Products page and left-click on Additional Utilities.




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Install the first three utilities (ECW Compressor, GPS Support and Line Style
Editor).

When complete, close the screen shown above by clicking on the Exit button and
reboot your computer.




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                                          Software Activation


Open MapInfo Professional by double left-clicking on the desktop icon (you should
also see it in your Programs directory, as shown below in Windows XP).




Now, when you open MapInfo Professional for the first time you will be prompted to
Activate the software:




Hit the Next > button.




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Hit the Next > button.




When Activation is complete, click the OK button.




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MapInfo Professional v9.5 will launch!



                                           Congratulations!




     Now you are all done and you can begin using the software!




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