HAL 9000 Console Basic
The Basic Edition of the HAL 9000 (Console) screensaver features 28 separate animations and runs as a re-recreation of the eight-screen HAL 9000 console from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. In this film by Stanley Kubrick, as well as the series by writer Arthur C. Clarke, HAL 9000 is an artificially intelligent computer that can interact with the crew and control the systems of the Discovery One spacecraft.
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- Double-click the file you downloaded to launch the installer program.
- If you accept the end-user license agreement for this screensaver, click "OK and Install".
- If you are notified that the screensaver already exists, simply click "OK".
Apple Mac OS X
- Double-click the file you downloaded to extract the application from the ZIP archive.
- In the folder where the ZIP archive was downloaded to (usually: Downloads), double-click the "HAL 9000 [Console] Basic" application to start the install program.
- Click "Continue" twice in a row, then check "I accept" if you agree to the end-user license agreement and click "Continue" again. Finally, click "Install".
- When the screensaver was successfully installed, click "Quit" to exit the installer.
- The Screen Saver panel will be opened, where "HAL 9000 [Console] Basic" should be listed among your other screensavers.
Anti-virus report for HAL 9000 Console Basic
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|Virus scanner||HAL 9000 [Console] Basic.EXE||HAL 9000 [Console] Basic.zip|
|Last scanned||3 weeks ago||2 weeks ago|
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We have 2 files for "HAL 9000 Console Basic"
- HAL 9000 [Console] Basic.EXE (Windows)
- HAL 9000 [Console] Basic.zip (Mac)
|File report #1|
|File name||HAL 9000 [Console] Basic.EXE|
|Target system||Microsoft Windows|
|File size||2.40 MB (2,513,645 bytes)|
|File type||Portable Executable (EXE)|
|Detection ratio||1/67 (1.49%) View report|
|Last downloaded||3 hours ago|
|File report #2|
|File name||HAL 9000 [Console] Basic.zip|
|Target system||Apple Mac|
|File size||838.93 kB (859,064 bytes)|
|File type||ZIP archive|
|Detection ratio||0/60 (0%) View report|
|Last downloaded||1 hour ago|
User reviews (8)
Does not work on OS X High Sierra.
Screensavers Planet: The High Sierra update for macOS breaks a lot of screensavers, unfortunately. Please try this repackaged version. It should work on High Sierra.
I love it. 2001 is my all-time favorite movie. I can pull up music from the movie and then activate the screensaver and it is a gas! That is all I need, man.
Only working on 2 of 3 monitors
On the original HAL 9000 a small screen would POP UP first and then expand to fill the screen. The nominal displays would be overridden by emergencies or problems. I was hoping for a HAL like system that kept track of the PC housekeeping. A small pop up showing hard drive, network, etc and then if the computer encounters an error it goes to the system screen or SYS showing what is happening.
Looks great, but sometimes it activates and I can't escape it once I'm back at my desk. Maybe this is a bug or perhaps it just thinks I want the pod bay doors open.. five stars if fixed!
Love this!! Have had it for several years now & visitors love it too! How much work would it be to port this for 3 or more monitors? It is even possible witout the source code? TNX-
Turns out the Flash update is a known problem. I did a system restore to get rid of the update and downloaded MS's hide and show updates tool.
Runs fine on Windows 10, 64-bit machine. There are sometimes duplicated displays on two or more of the eight screens, but generally looks very good.