How do I install Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 21?

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Please follow the instructions below. If you find you are unable to install the DVD, you may contact the vendor from which this DVD was purchased, Homeschool Supercenter, at (334) 522-4377. They will be able to provide you with troubleshooting assistance. Note: Homeschool Supercenter has advised that the first shipment of the Typing Software that was sent out to CVA students was missing the sticker on the CD that says what the Teacher Access Code is to get into the program. www.homeschoolsupercenter.com\mavis-pdfs provides all the information on the curriculum and the password is gnipyt ("typing" spelled backwards).  

Installation of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 21
Prior to using the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing 21 it must be installed. Consult the remainder of this technical note for installation instructions.

Windows®

  1. Log into the workstation as an administrator.
  2. Close all windows and return to the Desktop.
  3. Insert the Mavis Beacon 21 CD into the CD-ROM drive.
  4. Double-click My Computer, right-click on the CD-ROM drive containing Mavis Beacon 21 and choose Explore.
  5. Double-click the Setup folder. The contents of the folder will display.
  6. Double-click the Setup icon. The installation will begin.
  7. Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the installation. The installation will complete and the program will automatically launch.


Apple® OSX

  1. Log into the workstation as an administrator.
  2. Close all windows and return to the Desktop.
  3. Insert the Mavis Beacon 21 into the CD-ROM drive. The contents of the CD will display.
  4. Double-click on the Mavis Beacon 21 icon. An installation window will open.
  5. Click Install to begin the installation. The installation will complete.
  6. Click Quit to exit the installer. The installer will exit.
  7. Launch and use Mavis Beacon 21.
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