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Old 01-20-2014, 07:43 PM   #221
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Just going sideways slightly for a bit, do the Intel graphics chips support anti aliasing yet? Recently a friend of mine was looking for a new laptop and a new desktop at the same time and doing research for her I found it really limiting how few laptops come with a Core i7 and ATI or NVidia graphics. She was okay with the desktop as she had a graphics card left over from her previous machine.
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:09 AM   #222
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Originally posted by Jim Sachs:
OK, so it seems to be a problem with Intel chips.  
Jim I have on my desktop a onboard Intel(R)HD Core i3 Processor yet it runs .scr fine, but on my Surface Pro runs a i5 Processor but the feather dusters fail to work.
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:14 AM   #223
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Nicki,

Yes I have those options.
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:07 PM   #224
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I'm trying to figure out the cheapest machine I can get which will duplicate this problem. Best Buy has the least expensive Microsoft Surface for $279. Does anyone have one of those, and does MA3.3 exhibit the problem on it?
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:33 PM   #225
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Jim the screensaver will not run on the Surface RT only the Surface Pro, I would think at $279 that is a Surface RT running on ARM processor. .
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:45 PM   #226
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Darn - that one's $500.
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Old 01-21-2014, 12:51 PM   #227
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It would be nice to have the feather dusters working, strange that all other "movement" is working and only the feathers don't, hopefully you'll manage to sort it out. Jim
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Old 01-21-2014, 01:30 PM   #228
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Before you go spending money Jim I plan on checking tonight to see if as far as the Intel HD 4600 I have the latest drivers installed or not.

You and I both know how well that usually solves things, but its worth a try. I'll let you know later......
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Old 01-21-2014, 06:19 PM   #229
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Well I went through Device Manager and tried to see if there were any later drivers for the 4600 and no luck Jim. So at this point I guess the ball is back in your court.
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Old 01-21-2014, 07:55 PM   #230
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It would be great if we could duplicate the problem on an inexpensive card I could just pop into my desktop computer.
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:09 PM   #231
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If I get chance I'll dig out my brother's old laptop with the 4500HD graphics, assuming I can even find it. He never updates anything so all the drivers will be bone stock. I'll see if an update changes anything and also check which DirectX he's got in there.
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Old 01-22-2014, 06:41 AM   #232
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But the problem is that the clams movement is ok, the corral movement is ok, the eel movement is ok, why are the feather dusters the only ones not moving ?, it sure is a strange one. Jim
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Old 01-22-2014, 09:33 AM   #233
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That's why I need to be able to duplicate the problem here. These things can only be solved by trial-and-error, replacing one command at a time and seeing the result. It usually takes hundreds of tries to get it right.
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Old 01-22-2014, 11:26 AM   #234
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I believe the latest Intel graphics driver is 15.28.20.64.3345 or .3347 (depending on chip) - do you all have that?
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:14 PM   #235
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John,

Yes I know I do because when I ran the device manager option and it didn't tell me an update I went manually and checked just to make sure, I never trust those things anyhow. And they did their job building this because that is the driver installed. And as said before, no joy; everything works EXCEPT the feather dusters when the laptop is running using the Intel chip for power conservation.
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:31 PM   #236
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Checked with Intel or with Microsoft? Quite different things. (Just asking.)
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:50 PM   #237
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Yeap, I agree. Which is why I checked manually on Intel's driver page after the first one said it was up to date.
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Old 01-23-2014, 09:39 AM   #238
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While it's possible that drivers are causing the problem, I really need to fix it on my end. Since the other objects are working properly, there's no reason I shouldn't be able to get the extra featherdusters to move, too. I just need to find a way of duplicating the problem, so that I can start the trial-and-error procedures.
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Old 01-24-2014, 01:25 PM   #239
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Surface Simulator

Jim,

If you get lucky you might be able to duplicate the problem when using Microsoft's Surface Simulator program:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/libr...rface.10).aspx

You can run it using Microsoft's free version of Visual Studio - Visual Studio Express:
http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/pr...xpress-vs.aspx

Worth a try maybe?
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Old 01-24-2014, 11:02 PM   #240
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Hello Jim,
I come you ask if it would not be possible to put in the Left(Awkward) part(party) of the Aquarium (or there is a starfish) which(who) is emptier than the rest:

1-Une column of bubble?
2-Un crab also?
3-And especially your signature? What is normal seen the work which you make on your "Baby" if I may say so.

While waiting for Thank you for all the work already carried out(already achieved).
Good Weekend.
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