Re: 1880 US Census installation on a network
- Thanks Merlin, for the response I am just down the street a bit
from your dad's old place here. I have part of the FHRF working
well, but as I was putting in the 1880 census, I came across the
part quoted in my initial message and that threw me. I do have the
printout from Viewer 4.0 but forgot to mention it. So, I'm back at
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Merlin R Kitchen <mkitchen@j...>
> On the CD labeled Viewer 4.0 that comes with the US 1880 census isa
> folder named "support". Open up that folder and you will find afile
> labeled: "Network setup instructions.rtf" which will give youcomplete
> instructions on how to install the 1880 census and what it willlook like
> on your hard drive. Follow those instructions explicitly and youwill be
> successful. You can do the same with the 1881 British and 1881Canadian
> and also the Vital Records Indexes.that
> In essence, the census is done in geographical sections and in many
> sections there are multiple CD's for that section. Every CD in
> section contains identical files. So what you end up doing isloading
> all of the first CD, then only the files that are different fromthe
> subsequent CD's. So what you end up with is a folder that is muchto the
> smaller in size than the sum of the individual CD's.
> Pay particular attention to the part about "title.cd".
> Once you have it working on a network and want to add another set
> viewer, change the viewer CD DRIVE (in the registry) from Networkback to
> F: (or whatever your drive letter is) and then the viewer willlet you
> add the new set. Then change it back to NETWORK.notes
> Merlin Kitchen
> On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 23:03:38 -0000 "gaileyclandad1"
> <gaileyclandad1@j...> writes:
> > A little help please...
> > According to the "Family History Resource Files" installation
> > on the fhctech website: "The 1880 US Census Index (8.4 GB) canbe
> > combined with the census data (13.8 GB) in a single subdirectoryby
> > merging the information from their respective About and Standardof "merging"
> > folders." Would someone please expand on the process
> > the information. Is this simply copying all of the data fromthese
> > two National Index files and putting it in the respective Censusam.
> > files. I suspect that there may be more to it, pessimist that I
> > Thanks!
> > Dick
> > (back home in Quartzsite after a year microfilming in S.C.)
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