I had similar problems. Try strictly following the instructions sheet inside
the cardboard box as well as on the Readme file on the CD.
From: Albert Meyer <Ameyer(--nospam--at)martinaia.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Date: Friday, May 26, 2000 2:42 PM
Subject: RE: 2000 IBC with ICBO "Code Central" CD-ROM
>I have tried to install these files a number of times, but without
>success. When I run setup.exe I get a message that setup needs to
>install more current versions of three files. After I click OK, the
>installation appears to install the files, and then prompts to restart
>windows. After restarting windows, setup does not install the program,
>and it repats the request to update files. Has anyone else had this
>Albert J. Meyer, Jr., P.E.
>From: FEMCCLURE(--nospam--at)aol.com [mailto:FEMCCLURE(--nospam--at)aol.com]
>Sent: Friday, May 26, 2000 12:57 PM
>Cc: FEMCCLURE(--nospam--at)aol.com; leyendecker(--nospam--at)gldvxa.cr.usgs.gov
>Subject: 2000 IBC with ICBO "Code Central" CD-ROM
>If you obtained your 2000 IBC from ICBO you should have received in a
>cardboard envelope a "Code Central" CD-ROM with a small single sheet of
>instructions on how to install the Earthquake Spectral Response
>Maps data for use with the seismic provisions in the 2000 IBC. The data
>these maps was developed by USGS/BSSC/FEMA under the USGS Seismic Hazard
>Mapping Project headed by E. V. Leyendecker and A. D. Frankel.
>Instead of having to unroll some 24 large maps to find the spectral
>accelerations for particular location for use in the seismic provisions
>the 2000 IBC, all one needs to do is install the Seismic Design files
>the CD-ROM and log on to either the Zip Code or the latitude and
>the particular site.
>Please read the instructions on the small sheet in the cardboard folder
>the Code Control CD-ROM and the "README3.01" file which is on the
>If you have any questions or problems contact USGS Websites address:
>Remember when all else fails read the instructions.
>Frank E. McClure May 26, 2000