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Section 2: Installation


Make frequent copies of your data file (BE_HSEAT.mdb).

This section covers the steps required for installation of HealthySEATv2. These instructions are tailored for users downloading HealthySEATv2 from EPA’s web site (www.epa.gov/schools), which is the primary distribution channel for the tool. When installing HealthySEAT from a CD-ROM, or from any other media type, please see the installation instructions included with that media.

2.1 System Requirements

HealthySEAT was developed using Microsoft Access 2003, a Runtime version of which is included with the installation package. Users of HealthySEAT, therefore, do not need to own or purchase Microsoft Access. Following are the minimum system requirements for using HealthySEAT:

NOTE: HealthySEAT does not work with Windows NT, 95 or 98 or Apple Macintosh operating systems. There may also be issues with installing HealthySEAT on a computer running the Windows Vista operating system. Check EPA’s HealthySEAT website (www.epa.gov/schools) for information about Vista compatibility.

2.2 Downloading HealthySEAT

HealthySEAT can be downloaded from EPA’s web site at www.epa.gov/schools

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2.3 Installing HealthySEAT

NOTE: These installation instructions apply whether you are a first time HealthySEAT user or are upgrading from HealthySEAT Version 1 to Version 2. Information for Version 1 users on how to re-connect to their existing Version 1 data file from the new Version 2 is contained in Section 4.3.1 of this manual.

When installing HealthySEAT, please take note of the following:

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After successfully downloading HealthySEATv2 (see Section 2.2 above), the HealthySEATv2 application can be installed by following the steps outlined below:

  1. Double-click HealthySEAT2.EXE. A window labeled WinZip Self-Extractor will open. Click the “Unzip” button to extract installation files to the default folder C:\HealthySEAT2_Install, or click browse to select another folder. If you do not use the default folder be sure to make note of your selected folder location. After the files have been extracted, click “OK” and then “CLOSE” the window.

  2. Go to the folder into which the installation files were extracted (default folder C:\HealthySEAT2_Install), then double-click the SETUP.EXE file.

  3. The HealthySEAT Setup Wizard should start. Click on the “Next” button on the “Welcome…” screen.

  4. Read the End-User License Agreement, accept the terms, and click the “Next” button.

  5. On the “Customer Information” screen, enter your name and the organization’s name in the appropriate fields and click the “Next” button.

  6. Select the preferred setup type, either “Typical” or “Custom.” The only difference is that the “Custom” installation allows the user to specify the location where the HealthySEAT application files are placed (the default location is c:\Program Files\HealthySEAT2\).

  7. For the “Custom” setup type, use the “Browse” button to select the target installation folder, then press the “Next” button.

  8. On the “Ready to Install” screen, click “Install”.

  9. The status indicators will show the installation progress.

  10. When Microsoft Office Access 2003 Runtime and HealthySEAT have been installed, the “Completing the HealthySEAT Setup Wizard” screen will appear. Click the “Finish” button, after which the Setup Wizard will close.

HealthySEAT is now installed, and an icon will appear on your desktop with the caption “HealthySEAT2.” There is no need to re-start the computer prior to using the newly installed HealthySEAT. When ready to use the tool, merely double-click on the HealthySEAT2 icon.

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2.4 Getting Started

When first running HealthySEAT after installation, the user will be required to enter a name and initials. This is part of the MS Access 2003 Runtime configuration.

The user may be presented with one or more security warnings from Microsoft, and some of these may appear each time you open HealthySEAT. Following are some of the more common warnings, as well as instructions on how to respond.

Error messages regarding graphics files may also appear. The following are some of the more common messages, as well as instructions on how to respond.

When opening HealthySEAT for the first time, HealthySEAT will automatically connect to the included empty database. As a result, the following warning messages will appear:

NOTE: Do not be alarmed if you have installed a new version of HealthySEAT and have an existing database that is already configured. Simply use the “Re- establish Database Connection” option on the “Customize for District” menu to connect to the district’s existing database (as described in Section 4.3.1 of this manual). Upon re-establishing the database connection the above warning messages should no longer appear when starting HealthySEAT.

Mandatory configuration steps required to start using HealthySEAT include:

These configuration steps can all be accomplished by clicking on the “Customize for District” button on the Main Menu, then using the options under “District-Specific Information.”

Additional recommended configuration steps, which can be accomplished using the other options on the “Customize for District” screen, include:

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