Breve Creatures Screensaver crashes after running for a while

Hi,

I ran Breve Creatures screensaver 2.7.5 on XP for a couple hours, but eventually it started crashing. If I opened the windows screensaver dialog, it would crash, or if I just let it start on its own it would crash. Restarted computer, screensaver still crashes. I uninstalled and reinstalled, and it ran fine overnight, but then started crashing in the same manner again. I'm wondering if something is getting corrupted in the creature's data files, because it would seem that that's the only thing that has changed. I'm no programmer, but I'd be happy to upload a log file (or whatever this program spits out), if it would be helpful to someone to correct the problem.

Thanks

I'm having the same problem,

I'm having the same problem, running Windows XP on a Compaq 8710w laptop. When the problem first occurred, the program had only been running for an hour or so normally. At the time of the crash, I was not running in screen saver mode, but was watching the program run in the display properties window under the screen saver tab. I discovered that running this way allowed the creature to advance even when the screen saver was not up. It ran for approximately 45 minutes before crashing, and then continued to crash every time I tried to open that tab, preventing me from turning the screen saver off. The screen saver continued to run normally when I waited and allowed it to run, it was only on accessing the screen saver tab of the display properties window that the crash occurred.

Ah! I think that could be

Ah! I think that could be it. I just realized that I usually was opening the screensaver properties tab and then hitting 'preview' so I could make it start right away. I'll reinstall and try only letting it start on its own and see what happens.

Keep it simple

With Tabs on:
"..and then continued to crash every time I tried to open that tab, preventing me from turning the screen saver off."

or W/o tabs: "The screen saver continued to run normally when I waited and allowed it to run, it was only on accessing the screen saver tab..."

Good, Good.

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