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Posted 8th Jul 2011 at 1:07 AM - Updated 20th Oct 2012 at 6:25 AM by NixNivis - Viewed 50534 times. Direct link to this thread
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Have you ever noticed how dark and dingy the computer screens are for the original computer interactions, like sending e-mail or finding a job, and how nice and bright they look for the ones that came with Free Time, like blogging or writing a novel? If you have and it annoys you, then this is for you.
By changing a setting in their TXMTs, this simple mod makes the screens for all original computer interactions just as bright as the FT ones:
This works for:
All in-game computers, plus any default replacement computer screens (as long as they only change the texture and not the TXMTs - in that case, their TXMTs can possibly override this mod).
This might not work for:
Custom computers. I've tested this mod on several different custom computers from different sites, and while it worked for the vast majority of them, I did come across two computers (both by the same creator) that it didn't work for, possibly because their TXMTs had already been modified. Therefore, I cannot say with absolute certainty that this mod will work for all custom computers.
The mod is basegame compatible. It has been tested on a computer that's never known anything but the basegame as well as in AnyGames with both different EP/SP combinations and with all EPs and SPs.
XanderGC and Leesester at leefish.nl, who inspired me to try to figure out why the basegame screens were so dark when the FT ones weren't.
Happy Brighter Simming!
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Expansion / Stuff Packs Required
You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed above installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) or Stuffit (Mac) to extract the .package file(s) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
4. Place in Program Files: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your appropriate Install folder:
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