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Author Topic: Screensaver not working  (Read 2113 times)

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November 09, 2014, 04:39:57 pm

The TEF readme file says that for the screensaver to work it must be installed in  "C:\Program Files\Tale of Tales\The Endless Forest 3".

I recently got a new computer with 64 bit Windows 7, and it installs TEF in "C:\Program Files(x86)\Tale of Tales\The Endless Forest 3".   Because of this the there is a 'can not find' error when you try to select TEF as the screensaver.

Does anybody know a workaround, either how to get Windows 7 64 bit to install TEF to the 'Program Files' directory (no option for where to install comes up during installation) or get the screensaver program to recognize it's actual location?  Thanks!

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November 22, 2014, 06:12:58 am
Copy and paste. Literally. When I first installed TEF I couldn't get the screensaver working. So I did some digging and in a nutshell I had to copy and paste the entire file for TEF from the programs folder where it installs to the other program folder. I'm definitely awful at explaining things so if I make absolutely no sense, a similar topic has either been posted before in this forum or on the original forum.

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November 26, 2014, 12:29:05 am
It works!  Sort of...

I moved the whole folder, which still generated errors.  I then edited the registry for everything that came up on a search for 'Tale of Tales' to reflect the new location.  Still got the errors.  I then COPIED the folder from the Program Files folder back to the old location.  Then everything began working.

This presents obvious loose ends for uninstalling, but I don't plan in uninstalling unless an update comes out, so I'll just deal with it then.   Thanks so much!!!  :)