The subject problem will occur if ALL of the following are true:

- You install Plus! for Windows XP.
- You use the Plus! Aquarium screen saver.
- You use a background for your desktop.
- You install Microsoft DirectX 9.0.
- You turn on the sound for the Plus! Aquarium screen saver.

To fix the problem:

1. Control Panel / Display / Screen Saver.

2. Press the Settings button.

3. Clear the Sound check box.

4. Press OK.

5. On the Desktop tab, select a different background.

6. Select the background that you want to use.

7. Press Apply.

8. Press OK.