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Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 01-18-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,104
Posted By robnich
To make matters more confusing, the faulty space...

To make matters more confusing, the faulty space bar function appears to be intermittent. Right now pressing the space bar brings up the settings normally, whereas last night (and the day I posted)...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 01-17-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,104
Posted By robnich
Yes, all the other hot keys work. The interesting...

Yes, all the other hot keys work. The interesting thing is that the space bar used to function normally in MA3 on the same Windows 7 computer. That's why I think it must be a conflict with some...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 01-11-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,104
Posted By robnich
Spacebar Function

For unknown reasons,when I press the spacebar to access Settings while MA3 is running in full screen mode, MA3 quits. The only way I can access settings while it is running is to press F to get to...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 11-16-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 265,336
Posted By robnich
Jim - Before you organize everything (maybe...

Jim -

Before you organize everything (maybe I'm too late) consider this: one of the most liberating things I ever did was one day long ago, when I was still a practicing physician, I called my...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Mac OS X 10-26-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,421
Posted By robnich
No, I have it set for 12 random and 4 selected...

No, I have it set for 12 random and 4 selected fish, for a total of 16 fish and I always get duplicates. I have another set with no random fish and there are no duplicates.

By the way, I re-posted...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Mac OS X 10-26-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,693
Posted By robnich
In MA3 for the Macintosh there are frequent...

In MA3 for the Macintosh there are frequent duplications of random fish, something which doesn't seem to ever happen in the Windows version. In fact, to date I get duplicates (and occasional...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Mac OS X 10-26-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,421
Posted By robnich
Duplicate Fish

In MA3 for the Macintosh there are frequent duplications of random fish, something which doesn't seem to ever happen in the Windows version. In fact, to date I get duplicates (and occasional...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-11-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
I checked the Event Viewer. After activating MA3,...

I checked the Event Viewer. After activating MA3, and seeing the yellow triangle and exclamation point, there were no errors or warnings at the time of activation or exit from MA3 in the...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-10-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
So as not to appear recalcitrant, I doubled...

So as not to appear recalcitrant, I doubled virtual memory to 12,868MB, restarted the computer and still found that MA3 takes 10 seconds to launch after the splash screen and the yellow triangle with...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-10-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
There are 4GB of actual, physical RAM free when...

There are 4GB of actual, physical RAM free when MA3 is running. I don't think memory is the issue.

Bob N.
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-10-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
I still get the yellow triangle and the...

I still get the yellow triangle and the exclamation point after disabling McAfee Security Center. You might be on the right track though, Jim, because MA3 launches 6 seconds after the splash screen...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-09-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Here it is

Here it is
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-09-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Well, it was a good thought, but I really don't...

Well, it was a good thought, but I really don't think it is malware. Full scans with updated MalwareByte's Anti-Malware, Spybot Search and Destroy, and McAfee Security Center did not find anything....
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-09-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Several users reported problems with 9.6 on the...

Several users reported problems with 9.6 on the ATI forum, and performance comparison testing favored 9.4. Also, I don't plan on updating the driver every month. Currently, ATI releases a new...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-08-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Jim - Here is the target: ...

Jim -

Here is the target: C:\Windows\system32\MarineAquarium3.scr

Bob N.
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 07-08-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
I thought I would revisit this topic for two...

I thought I would revisit this topic for two reasons:

First, I did uninstall and reinstall MA3 beta10, as well as again updating the driver for my ATI 4850 graphics card (after totally...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 06-24-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
A minor but interesting bit of new information: I...

A minor but interesting bit of new information: I have two internal hard drives on my Dell 435MT, and I installed Windows 7 RC on one of them a while ago. Today I booted from Windows 7 and installed...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 06-24-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Yes, I've reached the same conclusion. The delay...

Yes, I've reached the same conclusion. The delay is irrelevant when MA3 comes on as a screen saver, and I am not so busy that I cannot spare 10 seconds when I feel like watching fish for a few...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 06-24-2009, 07:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Well, uninstalling and reinstalling MA3 didn't...

Well, uninstalling and reinstalling MA3 didn't change anything. I thought it might, as when I went to uninstall I saw that there were two entries for Serene Screen Marine Aquarium in the program list...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 06-24-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Yes, I did replace my ATI video driver. After a...

Yes, I did replace my ATI video driver. After a motherboard and video adapter replacement, my system was extremely unstable until I totally uninstalled the old video driver and all ATI software and...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 06-23-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,998
Posted By robnich
Very Slow Launch for MA3

When I launch MA3 beta10d (as well as 10b before it) it takes 10 full seconds before the aquarium actually appears -- I just see the splash screen until the lovely fish appear. This occurs both when...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 02-17-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,202
Posted By robnich
David - No, the problem was not completely...

David -

No, the problem was not completely solved by uninstalling and reinstalling Skype 4.0. It reappears in odd and unpredictable ways. The most consistent pattern is that when I am "online" and...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 02-12-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,202
Posted By robnich
Well, the latest is that I did contact the...

Well, the latest is that I did contact the developers of Skype. I received a reply asking me to uninstall every trace of Skype, including a zillion registry entries and then re-download and install...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 02-10-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,202
Posted By robnich
The conflict is real (at least on my computer)...

The conflict is real (at least on my computer) but variable in appearance in a way I haven't been able to track down. Right now MA3 will not run as long as Skype is open, although it did so earlier...
Forum: Marine Aquarium 3 for Windows 02-09-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,202
Posted By robnich
Well, I'm beginning to make a pest of myself,...

Well, I'm beginning to make a pest of myself, because I seem to have jumped the gun again. There is at least some intermittent or transient conflict betweenMA3 and Skype 4.0. I just made a Skype call...
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