Second Life In Your Pocket

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This slide show was developed by Mike Taylor who works on the NIU eLearning team to help explain how to run Second Life from a flash drive.

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Second Life In Your Pocket

  1. 1. Second Life in Your Pocket Running Second Life From Your Flash Drive On Any Computer
  2. 2. Install Second Life On Your Flash Drive <ul><li>Download Second Life from http:// secondlife.com/community/downloads.php to your flash drive. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the SL installer that you have just downloaded. If you downloaded to your local computer move the installer to your flash drive before installing. </li></ul><ul><li>When you install SL make sure to install SL to the flash drive and not your local computer. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Getting the Batch File <ul><li>The batch file to run SL from your flash drive was created by Michael Sauers. His blog is located at: http://www.travelinlibrarian.info/ </li></ul><ul><li>The code can be found here: http://www.travelinlibrarian.info/2007/01/second-life-portable.html </li></ul>
  4. 4. Save as RunSL.bat <ul><li>: This script will launch Second Life. : When SL is closed, it will delete temp : directories that cause PSU Lab problems. : For this script to work, the folder : containing the Second Life application : (SecondLife) must be in the same directory : as this script. @ECHO OFF ECHO Please leave this window open. ECHO IGNORE ANY &quot;Profile Storage Space&quot; MESSAGES YOU SEE! ECHO Now launching Second Life... ECHO. PAUSE CD /d %~dp0 CD SecondLife START /wait SecondLife.exe RMDIR /q /s &quot;%APPDATA%SecondLife&quot; ECHO. ECHO Second Life is closing. Now cleaning up your temp files... ECHO. PAUSE CLS EXIT </li></ul>
  5. 5. Run SL From Your Flash Drive <ul><li>Double Click RunSL.bat </li></ul><ul><li>A Dos command window will open and say ”Press any key to continue …” </li></ul><ul><li>Press any key and SL will load. </li></ul><ul><li>When you quit SL the Dos window will again ask you to “Press any key to continue …” </li></ul><ul><li>Press any key and you are finished. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Credits <ul><li>Batch File provided by Michael Sauers The Travelin' Librarian: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.travelinlibrarian.info / </li></ul><ul><li>Under Creative Commons License : </li></ul><ul><li>http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ </li></ul><ul><li>Power Point by Michael Taylor of Northern Illinois University eLearnng Services 2007 </li></ul>

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