render animation

hi dear

i was wondering how to render an animation in 2.59. would i hit Ctrl. F11? if so, it doesn’t work. it keeps giving me an error message that says:
Blender 2.62 doesn’t support playback: '/Program Files/Blender Foundation/Blender/blender.exe.
does anyone know why i get this error message?
do i need python in order to render an animation?

Ctrl+F11 is to playback an already rendered animation. You get the error because you haven’t set the application to playback the animation in the File / User Preferences / File / Animation Player box.
To render an animation use Ctrl+F12 or press the Animation button in the render settings

thanx a lot

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