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Screensaver - ''Aquarium''

by Walt H / July 16, 2005 2:38 AM PDT

Both my neighbor and I have Win XP. On his system, there's screensaver called ''Aquarium'' (came with his system). It's a realistic looking bucnh of fish in an undersea setting. I don't have that on mine. Anyone know if the screensaver can be ''copied'' from one system to another? If so how?

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Screensavers...
by Edward ODaniel / July 16, 2005 3:39 AM PDT

are normally located in either the root Windows directory or in the System32 directory.

You can recognize them because they have an extension of .SCR.

HJaving said that, you need to be aware that some screensavers are not meant to be passed around and their copyright and license don't allow it. Others (not many) run as separate programs and actually require installing.

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some you can
by retired / July 16, 2005 3:57 AM PDT
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You can buy Plus! for XP
by glb613 / July 16, 2005 7:39 AM PDT

and it will have themes that install. One has the aquarium screen saver. There is also an aquarium screen saver you can buy online. Most of the shareware or trial versions have banner or nag messages on the screen. I'd be very careful downloading anything "free". It is usually loaded with spyware and other pests.

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Come to think...
by Walt H / July 16, 2005 8:21 AM PDT

of it, I think my neighbor has XP Plus.

Thanks!

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$5.99 wal-mart
by dyspyzthespyz / July 16, 2005 10:56 AM PDT

for that screenie....if you choose to shell out that much money that is...lol Grin

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