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Q: extract images from .scr file ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: extract images from .scr file
Category: Computers > Graphics
Asked by: evergreenjf-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 01 Aug 2005 21:28 PDT
Expires: 31 Aug 2005 21:28 PDT
Question ID: 550670
I received a screen saver file from a photographer that took photos of
my kids. I'd like to extract the images so I can import them into
Picassa and play with them. Can you help me?
Subject: Re: extract images from .scr file
Answered By: landog-ga on 02 Aug 2005 04:45 PDT
Thanks for your question.

1. When the screen saver is running press the Printscreen key.
2. Open up Microsoft Paint (START-> Programs -> Accessories ->Paint).
3. Paste the captured screenshot: Click CNTRL+V or Shift+INS. the
screensaver image should now be displayed for you. You can now save it
to any place you like on your hard drive.
4. Open the saved image from previous step with Picassa.

Note: It may be possible for you to skip step 3 - Try to paste into
Picassa instead of into Paint.

Please let me know if you need any additional info.

Request for Answer Clarification by evergreenjf-ga on 02 Aug 2005 06:12 PDT
When I try the PrtScn function, Windows pops up a dialog box that says
"author of the current presentation does not permit copying of any
graphical information". I think I need to get into the .scr file

Clarification of Answer by landog-ga on 02 Aug 2005 08:08 PDT
Have you tried to contact the photographer that made the SCR file? 
Do you have any idea what software was used to make it? Try looking
for info on that screensaver in the Screen Saver tab in your Display
Properties (right click on your desktop and choose Properties).

Request for Answer Clarification by evergreenjf-ga on 02 Aug 2005 09:05 PDT
photographer is AWOL. No clue what made it; it clearly seems to be
protected in some way. It won't let me even click on "settings".
That's why I was looking to crack into the .scr file and extract the
images... Oh well...

Clarification of Answer by landog-ga on 02 Aug 2005 09:53 PDT
If you like you can send it to me and I will try to work on it with
some various software. Other than that I think it's may well be a dead
end. Of course you may request a re-post of your question or a refund.

I'll keep working on it for now.
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