PlanetCCRMA@Home Installation

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Installing PlanetCCRMA on your PC is not quite a labor of love, but it does take some attention. Most are coming to this process with a Window's Installation currently on their PC, so we'll take that assumption here. Questions? carrlane,nando@ccrma.stanfore.edu

Prerequesites

Backup Your Data

You must have a backup of your data! What kind? The answer to this question will do it... "To what extent should I backup my data such that if I lose my current partition and my data is lost, will I not have an emotional reaction?" This answer to this question and what you choose to do about it is entirely your responsibility.

Here are some helpful links for Windows users:

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/security/learnmore/backup.mspx

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/learnmore/bott_03july14.mspx

Establish a Disk Partition

You will also need ~10Gb of unpartitioned free space. This may mean that you will need do

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