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Fimbles Screensaver
What is a screensaver? - Disclaimer
PC click here
bbc_fimbles_pc_setup.zip (2.39MB)
Apple Macintosh click here
bbc_fimbles_mac_setup.sit (1.1MB)
1. Click on the zip file above and a download window will appear. Click on the "save this file to disk" option. Choose a location on your hard drive and click 'ok'.

2.Once this has been downloaded, use the file manager or windows explorer, to find the saved copy of the file and Open it up. The zip file will contain a program called 'fimbles_Saver.exe'. Double clicking on this file will automatically install the screensaver onto your hard disk.

3. Once installation is complete, it should become your default screensaver. For best results you will need to run a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels minimum and set your colour depth to at least 16Bit/ High Colour. We recommend running higher settings of 24 bit or 32 bit / True Colour for the best experience.
1. Start the download by holding down the 'ALT' key and clicking this link to download the "bbc_fimbles_mac_setup.sit" file.

2. Save the file - "bbc_fimbles_mac_setup.sit" - into your System folder. You will be asked if the file should be automatically moved into your Control Panels folder - click OK

3. Restart your machine and your screensaver can now be accessed through the control panel under the Apple Menu

4. You will need to run a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels minimum and set your colour depth to at least thousands of colours. We recommend running millions of colours for the best experience. You can quit the screensaver at any time by hitting Quit or using the ESC (escape) key.
What is a Screensaver?
This "screensaver" is for entertainment purposes only and is intended for use in conjunction with powersave features of your monitor. If you have the powersave feature active on your computer and the screen blanks out after several minutes of not being used, your screen will be protected.

However, Fimbles "screensaver" itself will not save the phosphors of your screen. If your monitor does not have powersave features (i.e., the screen does not shut down after several minutes when not in use) it is advisable to use a regular screensaver with a constantly moving image in order to protect your screen.
Disclaimer
The BBC has taken all reasonable care to ensure the BBC Fimbles 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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