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    Bydia

    The /c did not work. Also, how can I start this without going into the Desktop properties everytime?

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    Arian Kulp

    Yeah, I tried again last night.  The SCR file extension is strange.  If you use the /c switch from a command prompt it opens fine, but if you create a shortcut and specify the switch then it ignores it (Windows seems to force a /S when you open it).  Best option would be to make a copy and rename it as .EXE and then use a shortcut with the /c option.  Sorry it's such a pain!

    You shouldn't need to open it from Desktop properties once you've set it as your system screensaver.  From there it should just start when the system is idle.

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    Arian Kulp

    There seems to be weirdness with the SCR file extension.  Make a copy of the executable using the EXE extension, then create a shortcut that specifies the "/c" parameter in the target.  This will bring up the configuration dialog.

    As for avoid Desktop properties every time, once you've copied the SCR file and DLL's to your system folder, you can just select it as your default screensaver -- it's up to Windows to launch it based on your settings then.

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    Oloty Streven

    Thanks! I'll give this to all the employees in my company.

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    Will

    how do you view the message that people put on there

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    crow407

    this is very nice man, keep up the good wok

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    Arian Kulp

    @Will:

    When you exit the screensaver the messages will be automatically showing in the configuration window.  You can also start the screensaver configuration window automatically to see.  I had considered sending SMS or emails when messages are left but never got to it.  Maybe someone else wants to give it a try!

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    Clint

    @QuintonS you mean you'd like to do a coding4fun article or run the application?

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    QuintonS

    How do I post something like this?

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