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Screen Saver Read Me File
CHEVROLET AVALANCHE FAN CLUB SCREEN SAVER 1.00.00
RELEASE DATE: JANUARY 12, 2002
COMPILED: JANUARY 12, 2002
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
5. KNOWN ISSUES/BUGS
1. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
To run the Chevrolet Avalanche Fan Club Screen Saver you need to have the following minimum configuration:
Pentium-MMX 200 MHz Processor or equivalent
32 Megs RAM
25 Megs available hard drive space
SVGA Video card capable of 640 X 480 X 16-bit colors
Microsoft Windows 95, 95 OSR 2.0, 95 OSR 2.1, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Me, Windows N/T 4.0 with Service Pack 3, 4 or 5, or Windows 2000
The Chevrolet Avalanche Fan Club Screen Saver is distributed as freeware. It can be copied and distributed at will by any party. The screen saver should not be sold for profit.
A. Shut down all running programs. If you have files or documents open it is a good habit to save and close these files before installing any software product.
B. Go to the where the avalanche.exe file was downloaded on your system. You can access this through Internet Explorer, or by clicking the MY Computer Icon on the desktop and navigating to the drive it was installed to.
C. Double-click (or single-click if you are running active desktop) the avalanche.exe icon.
D. After agreeing to the users license, you can install the screen saver, our engine will automatically install it in the proper directory for you.
E. When the final screen appears, if you want the Chevrolet Avalanche Fan Club Screen Saver to be your new default screen saver, leave the option box checked. At the end of installation our installer will automatically load your Video Driver Properties Box to the screen saver configuration page.
4. NEW FEATURES
A. You can now change how many seconds each image appears on the screen.
B. Each image has a caption on it explaining where the picture was taken and what you are looking at. Of course if you don't like the captions you can always turn them off.
C. You can get to ChevyAvalancheFanClub.Com now right through your screen saver! If the Chevrolet Avalanche Fan Club Screen Saver is running simply press F9 at any time and you will be launched to our award winning website.
D. You can decide whether you want the images to be full screen or original size. If you are using a very high resolution (say 1152 X 864 or higher) the images will look less pixilated if they are shown in their actual size of 640 X 480. A black border will be displayed.
E. You now have a choice between dozens of transition effects. If you don't like the block change you can pick spiral, slide, blinds, sparkle, dissolve or remove the transitions all together.
F. An icon will be installed that shows a monitor with a moon on it in your task bar tray (lower right hand corner). If you double-click the icon your screen saver will immediately launch. But that is not all! Right-click it and a world of options to control all of your screen savers becomes available. Launch any screen saver, set a new default screen saver, edit the properties of any screen saver, disable your screen saver for almost any period of time, or use it to pick a new random screen saver each time your screen savers come on!
G. Windows Me compatibility.
H. The Chevrolet Avalanche Fan Club Screen Saver is built using the Star Dust Screen Saver engine and is not spyware.
5. KNOWN ISSUES
DEFECT REPORT 1.00.00 LEVEL 4
DESCRIPTION: WHEN SCREEN SAVER IS DEACTIVATED BY MOVING THE MOUSE OR CLICK A KEY, A BLANK TASK BOX MAY BE LEFT ON THE WINDOWS TASK BAR.
SOLUTION: THIS IS A KNOWN ISSUE AND WILL NOT BE FIXED, SIMPLY CLICK ONCE ON THE BLANK TASK BAR AND IT WILL DISAPPEAR. THIS IS AN ISSUE WITH WINDOWS.
DEFECT REPORT 1.01.00 LEVEL 2
DESCRIPTION: WHEN SCREEN SAVER WAS LEFT RUNNING FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, A KERNEL 32 GPF ERROR OCCURED WHEN EXITING THE SCREEN SAVER.
SOLUTION: KERNEL 32 GPF ERRORS ARE CAUSED BECAUSE OF OUTDATED VIDEO DRIVERS, OR INHERENT SYSTEM INSTABILITY DUE TO OTHER SYSTEM PROBLEMS. UPDATE YOUR COMPUTERS VIDEO DRIVER.
END OF KNOWN ISSUES --