ExRx.net on CD-ROM

Commonly Asked Questions

How do I install ExRx.net on CD-ROM to my Computer?

There is no installation program. If you want to copy the contents of the CD on your hard drive, simply create a folder on your computer and drag all the files from the CD to this file. For convenience you may also create a short cut to the index file (ExRx home page) on your desktop or any where else you would like to open ExRx html files. Alternatively you may also view the contents directly from the CD. Just double click on index or any other file. Your web browser should recognize it as an html, or web file and will open within your web browser.

I purchased the ExRx CD-ROM. Could I legally print and use portions of the exercise directory to assist my clients?

You can print and use portions of the ExRx.net to assist your clients with or without purchasing ExRx.net on CD-ROM. You are able to use ExRx.net content for educational purposes only. Your clients will certainly pay you for your services. As with any copyrighted material, you are not permitted to delete ExRx.net markings. It is not within fair use to sell any content of ExRx.net or pass it off as your own. Like purchasing all other software, purchasing the CD-ROM is a license for you to use the software, in this case, the ExRx.net contents off-line. See the ExRx.net on CD-ROM User Agreement.

One major benefit in purchasing the CD-ROM version is convenience and access speed. Accessing the CD-ROM is faster than accessing our web site even on a high speed connection.

Also see Use of Images.

Is the information on the CD in database format or HTML format. I am interested in the easier search feature and may be program set up with database software like Access. If it is not, is there a way to convert it to a database format?

ExRx.net is in html, the same files you see on the ExRx.net website. The precursor to ExRx.net (which only included just over 200 exercises) was created in a relational database format (FileMaker Pro). You are able to perform searches on the ExRx CD-ROM using your computers OS search feature.

Will I get the latest version of ExRx.net?

You will recieve the latest editon of ExRx.net on CD-ROM, which is what you see on at http://www.exrx.net. Future updates are available at a reduced upgrade price.