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OpenGL OpenGL .exe - .scr extension problem

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Hello, I've been trying so far to build an OpenGL screensaver application, that it runs well on my pentium4 PC (with ATI graphics card). But when I tried to run my (.scr) file on a Pentium 3 PC (with intel graphics card) The frame rate of the application goes down to 1 (or 2). I noticed that if I renamed the file to (.exe) extension, it runs normally with a good frame rate. Can somebody help me please to resolve this problem. Thank You.

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There was a topic on opengl.org about this recently - apparently Intel disable OpenGL for screensavers. One suggested way around this was to simply have your scr shell execute an exe with your screen save in.

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