Winter screensaver

The four images below have been incorporated into a winter desktop screensaver for PC Windows computers. Each image will gradually fade into the next. This screensaver has been tested on Windows 98, 98SE, ME, XP and Vista. Sorry, not Mac compatible.

Now available in 4 sizes - 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024 and 1680x1050

Hardcastle Crags - West Yorkshire
Queen's View - Loch Tummel, Perth & Kinross
River Great Ouse - Ely, Cambridgeshire
Crocuses & winter aconites - Cambridge
Hardcastle Crags
West Yorkshire
Queen's View
Loch Tummel
River Great Ouse - Ely
Crocuses & winter aconites Cambridge

Download instructions

Download the screensaver file to your computer by clicking on one of the underlined winter screen saver links below. When prompted choose Save File to save the winter.exe file to your hard drive.

Note:- For convenience it's often useful to temporarily Save things to your 'Desktop' then you can easily find them again.

This pop-up window determines which download is the better option for your monitor. Note:- The screensaver will still work on monitors with a higher resolution than the chosen option, but will have a black border outside the defined picture area.

Click on one of the following links to start the download :-
winter screen saver 800x600 (1.04MB)
winter screen saver 1024x768
winter screen saver 1280x1024 (1.67MB)
winter screen saver 1680x1050 (1.95MB)

Double-click on the downloaded winter file to install it. Follow any on screen prompts, just like you would with any other piece of Windows software.

That's it !

Note - By request these images are now also available as individual desktop wallpapers.

Extra info. + uninstallation details and customization (if required)

After installation you will be given the option of viewing the Read Me text file and / or running the screensaver. A shortcut to the screensaver is also installed on your desktop for instant screensaver activation if required.

If your version of Windows does not automatically select the latest screensaver, just scroll and pick winter screensaver as the screensaver from the Start - Settings - Control Panel - Display - Screensaver menu. (For XP users the Control Panel can be accessed from the Start menu)

The Read Me file and an Uninstall option are created within the Windows Start - All Progams - winter screensaver menu, or you can use the Add or Remove Programs feature in the Windows Control Panel. Uninstall will delete all files from the Start Menu and your computer, including the desktop shortcut.

The screensaver can be customized by either right clicking on the desktop and selecting (in XP versions and lower) Properties - Screen Saver - Settings or go to the Windows Control Panel - Display - Screensaver menu. For a full screen image on even larger monitors click on the - Stretch to Screen function in the customizable options menu. Note:- Some deterioration in image quality will be evident if the Stretch mode is used.

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