Step-by-Step: Downloading Software
Follow these steps for downloading software, games or any other files from the Internet if you use a PC running Windows XP,Vista or Windows 7.
1.If you don't already have one, create a Temporary Files folder by opening Windows Explorer, highlighting your hard drive (typically the c: drive), then selecting File/New/Folder.
When the folder appears, name it Temp files.
2.Once you locate the software you want to download, click on the link to begin the download process.
3.First you will be asked if you want to save the file. Click the Save button, then locate the Temp file folder on your hard drive and double-click to open it. Next, click the Save button.
4.If you are really bored, you can watch the file as it downloads.
5. After the download is finished, you have to install the software. Close all programs that are running, except Windows Explorer. Find the file you downloaded and double-click it.
6.A series of installation screens directs you through the process. New programs are usually installed in the Program files folder.
7.After the software is installed, delete the file in your Temporary files folder to free up space on your hard drive.