Tmpge op setup, Please help!

I just got tmpge to open my avi’s so I can convert them to mpegs, Can anybody help me with on what settings I need to put so I can get tmpge dvd author to read & convert the newly mpeg to gob file?

& can someone please tell me step by step how to use tmpge dvd author to convert mpegs to gobs?

I really really appreciate any help you can give me, feel free to email me at flav027@aol.com That’s a zero 27

Thank you;)