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Step by step instructions on what to expect when starting GenomeView for the first time.
Prerequisite: Java 6
Make sure you have Java 6 or more recent installed. You can test which version you have installed at http://javatester.org
Step 1: Click the Web Start button
Click the orange 'launch' button in the top-left corner of the site or just below
Step 2: Select Open With Java Web Start
Once you click the orange launch button, you will likely get a pop-up that asks you with which program you want to open the link.
Agree with what the pop-up windows ask. If you're unsure, detailed instructions for various browsers are available.
Step 3: Waiting for GenomeView to start
Once you have approved our digital signature, GenomeView will start loading, you will see the following screens without any further input.
You have now successfully started GenomeView!
You may want to check out some specific tips for Mac users.