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Final Set Up After Installing Open Office

In a previous post I showed the initial screen shots for setting up Open Office on Vista.  In this post I would like to show the final finishing set up steps.

Open any of the Open Office applications.  Here I decided to launch Writer and am greeted with the Welcome Wizard which will guide me through registration.

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The next screen we get to review and accept the EULA.  You will have to scroll down to the end of the EULA to be able to continue.

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Now just enter your name …. I use my online alias … not that I am wearing a tinfoil hat, but I see no reason for any company to know my real info.

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Now choose if you want to receive automatic updates or not.

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Finally decide if you want to register with OpenOffice.org.  I have registered and am happy I did as it makes me feel more a part of the Open Office Community.  Of course the option is completely up to the user.  Now click on Finish.

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There we go!  Now we are ready to start using Open Office!  

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  • Published 04/25/08

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