|If you are having trouble getting BEARS to run properly on your computer, send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org or post to PO Box 20-145
Christchurch. Remember to include your machine type, operating system, amount of ram &
free hard disk space. And if possible the make of your CD-ROM drive and Video card.
Display Problems on Windows 95
Occasionally there can be a conflict running Bears with certain video cards when displaying in 256 colours, causing black patches on the screen and fuzzy colours. This can be fixed by either:
1. Changing the video mode to high colour or 24bit. Right click
anywhere on your desktop... select properties then click on settings). The paragraph below
"Shortcut to changing Video mode" will explain how to create a shortcut for
changing video modes.
3. Update the video driver to the latest version. (Most video card vendors have free updates you can download off the internet).
Shortcut to changing Video mode
Open display properties by right clicking on the desktop then selecting properties from
the menu, then choose settings. Make sure the check box in the bottom left corner is
Games are best at 640x480, 256 or high & true colour. Applications such as word,
spreadsheets and graphics programs are better at 800x 600 or 1024 x 768, high colour
(Unless you have extra ram on your graphics card you won't be able to display 1024 x 768,
true colour. True colour photographs will display much better if the display is in true
Reinstall QuickTime 32 (Found on the CD in the win95 folder). During the installation don't skip the search for previous versions. Then choose to delete and install. When its finished run the sample video.
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