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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 README_dos.txt for version 7.1 of Vim: Vi IMproved. This file explains the installation of Vim on MS-DOS and MS-Windows systems. See "README.txt" for general information about Vim. There are two ways to install Vim: A. Use the self-installing .exe file. B. Unpack .zip files and run the install.exe program. A. Using the self-installing .exe--------------------------------- This is mostly self-explaining. Just follow the prompts and make the selections. A few things to watch out for:- When an existing installation is detected, you are offered to first remove this. The uninstall program is then started while the install program waits for it to complete. Sometimes the windows overlap each other, which can be confusing. Be sure the complete the uninstalling before continuing the installation. Watch the taskbar for uninstall windows.- When selecting a directory to install Vim, use the same place where other versions are located. This makes it easier to find your _vimrc file. For example "C:\Program Files\vim" or "D:\vim". A name ending in "vim" is preferred.- After selecting the directory where to install Vim, clicking on "Next" will start the installation. B. Using .zip files------------------- These are the normal steps to install Vim from the .zip archives: 1. Go to the directory where you want to put the Vim files. Examples: cd C:\ cd D:\editors If you already have a "vim" directory, go to the directory in which it is located. Check the $VIM setting to see where it points to:...
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