Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of NT_Autostart_Procedure


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01/27/12 09:10:27 (10 years ago)
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  • NT_Autostart_Procedure

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    66Following are steps needed to have earthworm (EW) start up automatically when a PC running Windows NT Workstation 4.0 boots up. 
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    102102  (c) Click on Start->Settings->Taskbar 
    103103     Taskbar window should come up. Click on the "Start Menu Programs" tab. 
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    104105     Click on "Advanced". NT Explorer should come up. 
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    110111     The right hand side window under Startup should be empty. 
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    112   (e) Create a shortcut to the EW automatic startup script: In the right 
    113       hand side window, click the right button, then select New->Shortcut. 
     113  (e) Create a shortcut to the EW automatic startup script: In the right hand side window, click the right button, then select New->Shortcut. 
    114114 
    115      A new window should come up, in the box enter the full path to the 
    116      autostart_ew_nt script, click NEXT, and then click FINISH.  OR click on 
    117      Browse to select the path to the 
    118      script using NT Explorer, highlight the autorestart_ew_nt.cmd, click OPEN, 
    119      then NEXT, and then click FINISH.  Last.  then click OK in the 
    120      TaskBar window. 
     115     A new window should come up, in the box enter the full path to the autostart_ew_nt script, click NEXT, and then click FINISH.  OR click on Browse to select the path to the script using NT Explorer, highlight the autorestart_ew_nt.cmd, click OPEN, then NEXT, and then click FINISH.  Last.  then click OK in the TaskBar window. 
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    124 NOTES OF CAUTION: 
     119== NOTES OF CAUTION == 
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    126   - user earthworm must have a password in order for automatic login to 
    127     work. This means that password cannot be blank. 
     121  - user earthworm must have a password in order for automatic login to work. This means that password cannot be blank. 
    128122 
    129   - make sure that when creating user earthworm it is added to all groups, 
    130     particularly the administrator group, since earthworm will be the only 
    131     user that can log in once the registry is changed. 
     123  - make sure that when creating user earthworm it is added to all groups, particularly the administrator group, since earthworm will be the only user that can log in once the registry is changed. 
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    135 CHANGING EARTHWORM VERSION AND CONFIGURATION DIRECTORY 
     127== CHANGING EARTHWORM VERSION AND CONFIGURATION DIRECTORY == 
    136128 
    137 Whenever a new version of Earthworm is installed, or a new 
    138 configuration directory is desired, the autostart script 
    139 must be updated. Basically, the file autostart_ew_nt.cmd mentioned 
    140 above consists of the main command file ew_nt.cmd (which is 
    141 located in the params directory of the current configuration), 
    142 with the addition of the startstop command which starts earthworm 
    143 automatically. Therefore, whenever ANY changes are made to 
    144 the local of the active ew_nt.cmd, the 
     129Whenever a new version of Earthworm is installed, or a new configuration directory is desired, the autostart script must be updated. Basically, the file autostart_ew_nt.cmd mentioned above consists of the main command file ew_nt.cmd  which is located in the params directory of the current configuration), with the addition of the startstop command which starts earthworm automatically. Therefore, whenever ANY changes are made to the local of the active ew_nt.cmd, the 
    145130autostart_ew_nt.cmd file should be update. 
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    147 Questions? Issues? Subscribe to the Earthworm Google Groups List. 
    148 }}}