There's a fair overview of the process at this link: click here
It very much depends on whether you want to leave your camera (and therefore your PC) on permanently or whether you want to arrange sessions of activity.
You also need to consider how often you want to refresh your images and how to deliver to either narrowband or broadband recipients and so on.
I'd take a look at the documentation that came with your cam. Most of them ship with usable software and simple but effective instructions on setting up.