Public Logistics Data on Mobile Media (PUB LOG)

System Requirements And Installation Information



PUB LOG can be installed on a local hard drive, shared across a local area network (LAN) or run directly from a DVD drive.


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The minimum configuration required to use PUB LOG is:

  • 16MB random access memory (RAM) or higher recommended
  • Microsoft Windows 98 or higher
  • DVD drive

As an example only, these instructions refer to the hard drive as the C:/ drive. Follow all installation instructions below to create the PUB LOG product group and icons.

For Windows:

  1. Insert PUB LOG DVD into DVD drive.
  2. Double click on My Computer/Computer.
  3. Double click on DVD drive.
  4. Double click on AutoRun.exe.
  5. Click on Install to hard disk.
  6. PUB LOG Welcome Screen - Choose preferred installation type:

    a. Abbreviated – This installation creates a shortcut icon only to your preferred location. The shortcut will open the software from the DVD. Note: The DVD must be in your DVD drive for the software to operate properly. Requires no free hard drive space.

    b. Typical (Recommended) – This installation copies only the application(s) and a shortcut icon to your preferred location. It does not include the data/database files that are on the DVD. Note: The DVD must be in your DVD drive for the software to operate properly. Requires 5MB of free hard drive space.

    c. Complete – This installation downloads the entire DVD contents to your preferred location. The Search Batch capability allows users to export all of the data from the DVD to a file server on a network. Note: Choose Complete installation if installing to a network drive. Requires 3G of free hard drive space.

  7. Enter Installation folder path.
  8. Click on desired Install folder pre-set.
  9. Click on Install button.
  10. Once activated, click on the Done button to finish installation.
  11. Close window by clicking on the X in the upper right corner.

OR

Click the Install button to accept the defaults and continue.

Note: A PUB LOG shortcut icon is now on your desktop.

Once installed, for further information or help:

  1. Double click on the PUB LOG shortcut icon.
  2. Click on Search Batch or Interactive Search.
  3. If open, close the Quick Start Guide.
  4. Click on Help (at the top of the screen).
  5. Click on Manual.

Note: When installing PUB LOG onto a local or network drive, the DVD data is not added to the registry or any other local or network drive.

 

  1. Insert PUB LOG DVD into the DVD drive.
  2. Double click on My Computer/Computer.
  3. Double click on DVD drive.
  4. Double click on AutoRun.exe.
  5. Click on Run from media.
Follow the previous instructions to Install to a Hard Drive.

Note: If you change the Installation folder path, the previous version of PUB LOG will not automatically be removed. The recommended method is to uninstall the previous version of PUB LOG and install the current version using the newly desired path.

  1. Double click on My Computer\Computer.
  2. Double click on the C:\ drive.
  3. Continue opening folders until you see the PUB LOG folder. Note: The location of the folder will vary depending on your operating system and the type of installation you chose. If you are unsure of the location of the PUB LOG folder, right click on your PUB LOG shortcut icon on your desktop, click on Properties and note the path in the Target field.
  4. Right click on the PUBLOG folder and click Delete.
  5. Click on Yes.
  6. Close window by clicking on the X in the upper right corner.
  7. Right click on the PUB LOG shortcut icon on your desktop.
  8. Click on Delete.
  9. Click on Yes.

For assistance with PUB LOG, please contact your local IT Helpdesk or the Defense Logistics Agency Customer Interaction Center (DLA CIC).