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The HRH Sir Prince Charles Screensaver

His Royal Inventiveness

Download the Look Around You countdown clock as a Screensaver and enjoy the excitement of the impending Royal visit.

Follow the step by step instructions below to learn how to install your screensaver.


The above screensaver is for PCs, running Windows 95, 98, 2000, ME, NT and XP. For Mac versions of this screensaver, see below.

Instructions for PCs

Download and save the file to your hard-drive by clicking on the link above. Remember where you save it - you'll need to find it in the next step.

Find where you saved it on your computer, double-click the executable file, e.g. install_lookaroundyou.exe. The screensaver will automatically install itself to a suggested file path.

The screensaver's controls are accessible through the Screensaver tab of your computer's Display Control panel. Find this in the Settings | Control Panels sub menu of your Start Menu, or by right-clicking on your desktop and choosing Properties from the pop-up menu. Please note that although the screensaver controls have a 'mute sound' setting, the screensaver has no sound.

Once installed, you can interrupt the screensaver by pressing the Esc or Enter key.

The Look Around You screensaver for Macs:


Instructions for Macs

Start the downlaod by clicking on the zip files there is two versions OS 8/9 or OSX. Save the file. Once saved, double click the zip file to decompress it; you might need to uncompress the file using software e.g. 'Stuff It Expander'.

To install the screensaver double click on the install file. Restart your machine and your screensaver can now be accessed through system preferences under the Apple Menu. You can quit the screensaver at any time by hitting the ESC (escape) key.

This screensaver software is a novelty item and is not designed as a measure to save computer monitors from so called 'permanent image burn' or 'screen burn'. Some older monitors may be susceptible to screen burn and caution is advised. The BBC has taken all reasonable care to ensure this Screensaver contains no errors, viruses or defects, however, the BBC does not warrant that this is the case. You are advised to ensure that you take precautions to protect your computer from virus infection. The BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of or connected to the use of the software.


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