Chapter 8 - Method 2 - Installing NewIcons with ClassAct

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a. Please make sure you have downloaded and copied newicons46.lha to C:\Program Files\WinUAE\Hard Disks\Programs directory.

b. Next re-launch the WinUAE program, left click the config you made, click the Load button and click OK/Start to start emulation.

c. When workbench has booted, double click System, double click the next System drawer in the window that opened, and then double click Shell to open Amiga DOS.

d. Now we’ll extract the newicons46.lha archive, So type:

lha x programs:newicons46.lha programs: and press Return/Enter

e. Type in: endcli and press Return/Enter and close all open windows.

Install NewIcons with ClassAct:

1. After bootup double click Programs, double click on NewIconsV4 directory, then double click Install_NewIcons.

2. Click ‘Proceed’.

3. Make sure Intermediate User is selected and then click on Proceed With Install.

3. Make sure Install for Real and None are selected and then Click ‘Proceed’.

4. Make sure NewIcons, DefIcons, 32 Color Icons and Documentation have a tick next to them, then Click ‘Proceed’.

5. Make sure High End library is selected and then Click ‘Proceed’.

6. Click ‘Proceed’. (It should show SYS:Utilities as selected drawer).

7. Click Yes.

8. Click on DH0: System: and then click the proceed button.

9. Click on an icon you want to use as default drawer (image will be used for all directories)

10. Click No.

11. Click Yes.

12. Click ‘Proceed’. (It should show SYS: as selected drawer).

13. Click on an icon you want to use as Hard Disk partition.

14. Click Yes.

15. Click on DH1: Programs: and then click the proceed button.

16. Click on an icon you want to use as Hard Disk partition.

17. Click No. (Unless you have more Hard Disk partitions set up.)

18. Click ‘Proceed’.

19. Click ‘Proceed’. (It should show SYS:Storage as selected drawer).

20. Click ‘Proceed’. (It should show Help: as selected drawer).

21. Click ‘Proceed’.

22. Click ‘Proceed’.

23. Now restart the Amiga by holding down the 3 keys:

CTRL + LEFT WINDOW + RIGHT WINDOW keys (or press CTRL + INSERT + HOME in older versions of WinUAE) Or, you could just press F12 then click reset on bottom left.

24. When Workbench has booted up, double click System, then Prefs and NewIconsPrefs. (you will have to clean up and snapshot again). Next tick RTG Mode, No Borders and Transparent boxes and click Save.

You have now installed NewIcons.


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