Aussie School Fonts Deluxe Topics

The list of topics below are ordered from most popular to least popular.

1. The CD/DVD is not recognised in Windows 2000/XP/Vista (Preview)

Sometimes after inserting a CD/DVD, the drive does not recognise the disc. CD/DVD read issues can have many causes. After completing each of these possible solutions, test the CD/DVD to see whether or not the issue has been resolved. For any procedure that requires you to change current system settings, record the original settings before […]

2. Running a program in Compatibility Mode (Preview)

On a Windows computer, some of the more common issues can be resolved by running the program in Compatibility Mode. Depending on your operating system, the following links may prove useful. Compatibility Mode in Windows 2000 Compatibility mode in Windows XP Compatibility Mode in Windows Vista. Try different compatibility settings until you find one which […]

3. Error: KRNL386.EXE (Preview)

When trying to install the program on Windows 95/98/Me/XP, the following error appears: “Install has caused an error in KRNL386.EXE” This problem may be caused by a conflict or lack of system resources. Check you have the correct system requirements and reinstall the program as follows: Close all programs. Disable any anti-virus and firewall programs […]

4. Error: "Set handle context entry point" (Preview)

When running the program, the following error appears: “Set handle context entry point” You can fix this error by deleting your temporary files.. You might also need to install the program manually.

5. Installation instructions (standalone version) (Preview)

How do I install the program on the local hard drive? Most EdAlive products come with a QuickStart card, which gives basic instruction for installing and using the program. See the QuickStart card that came with your CD.

6. Unresponsive installations on a Mac OS X (Preview)

When installing the program on a Mac OS X, clicking the “Install” button has no effect. This is a permissions issue. Log in as a computer administrator and try installing the program.

7. Creating a shortcut/alias (Preview)

How do I create a shortcut/alias to the program on the desktop? Presently, the default settings for program installers create a shortcut/alias on the desktop for all user accounts (previously, the installer only created the shortcut/alias for the currently logged in user). Use these instructions if a shortcut/alias was not placed on your desktop and […]

8. What are the minimum system requirements? (Preview)

You can find the minimum system requirements on the product index page.

9. Enabling the security tab on Windows XP (Preview)

To enabled the security tab on Windows XP, follow the steps below. Note that for Windows XP Home, you may need to follow these steps in Safe Mode. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu. Double click “Folder Options”. Under the “Advanced settings” section of the “View” tab, de-select “Use simple file sharing (Recommended)”. […]

10. Error: "This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down" (Preview)

When running the program, the following error occurs: “This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.” Explanation This problem may be caused by a conflict or lack of system resources. Check you have the correct system requirements and reinstall the program as follows: Uninstall the program. Reboot your computer. Close all […]

11. Error: "General Protection Fault" (Preview)

When running the program on a Windows computer, the following error message appears: “General Protection Fault in Module ******.EXE at ****” Explanation This issue is probably caused by a conflict or lack of system resources. Solution Uninstall the program Reboot your computer. Disable any anti-virus and firewall programs that you have running. Delete your temporary […]

12. The installation program does not run automatically. (Preview)

After inserting the CD into the CD drive of the computer, the installation program does not run automatically. Explanation 1 You are using an Apple Macintosh with Max OS X. Solution Since the release of the Max OS X line of operating systems, Apple have dropped the feature of automatically running programs or opening files […]

13. Error: "Fatal exception error" (Preview)

When running the program, the following error appears: “Fatal exception error” There are many potential causes to a fatal exception error. This microsoft article may be of assistance in resolving it.

14. Error: "decompression error" (Preview)

When trying to install the program, the following error appears: “decompression error” Explanation This problem may be caused by a variety of reasons. Solution If you are using an older version of the product, you can resolve this issue by performing a manual installation. Newer versions of the product do not come with manual installation […]

15. Changing converted text to full cursive or speedloops creates garbage letters. (Preview)

Most normal fonts have 256 possible characters. Only 26 of these correspond to the lowercase letters from a to z. With text converted by the Helper Program, characters other than these 26 have been used to achieve fully cursive text. When this text is converted to another font, the characters displayed will not be the […]

16. The helper program doesn't work on a Macintosh OS X computer. (Preview)

Explanation Prior to version 1.1.1, the helper program is not a native OS X application, but a classic application. In other words, the application was written to run on the Mac OS 9 series of operating systems and not Mac OS X and later. Solution A Update the helper program to version 1.1.1. Solution B […]

17. Removing the fonts from the computer? (Preview)

When you uninstall Aussie School Fonts Deluxe, only the helper application is removed. How can I uninstall the fonts themselves? To uninstall the fonts themselves, you need to manually remove them from your system. This process is different for different platforms. Windows To manually uninstall a font on Windows, see How to install or remove […]

18. Entering, converting and printing text (Preview)

How can I edit, convert and print text with Aussie School Fonts Deluxe? To use Aussie School Fonts Deluxe with your normal word processor, use the following steps: Type your text directly into Helper Program or copy/paste existing text from your word processor. Select the required font from the drop-down menu, located under “Convert to”. […]

19. Fonts appear to be corrupted when using Microsoft Office 2004. (Preview)

This error is due to a bug with Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac OS X 10.4 systems. To fix the issue, simply update the Microsoft Office pakage with the latest updates and patches.

20. Why do the fonts appear perfectly when printed but poorly on my monitor? (Preview)

Cursive style letters are thinner than normal font letters. When displayed on a low resolution monitor, there are not enough pixels to display the true quality of the font. However, because printers generally have a higher resolution than monitors, the fonts should be of quite a high quality when printed.

21. Fonts appearing incorrectly (Preview)

Some of the cursive fonts do not appear correctly or look bunched together.In Aussie School Fonts Deluxe (version v1.1.1) you need to use the Helper Program to first convert the sentence and then copy and paste the converted sentence into a word processor program.

22. What is the Helper Program? (Preview)

The Helper Program is a small application that allows you to type or paste text so that it can be converted to one of the handwriting fonts. You then copy the edited text back to your normal word processor (for example, to print the document). The Helper Program must be used to form correct letter […]

23. Incorrect joins when editing converted text (Preview)

When editing the converted text in a normal word processor (for example, to fix spelling mistakes), the joins between text become incorrect. Explanation With Aussie School Fonts Deluxe, the shape of a letter, including the joins, is determined by the surrounding letters. The Helper Program is necessary to decide the appropriate letter shape to use. […]

24. Error: 16-bit Windows Subsystem

An error message similar to the following appears when trying to install or run the program: “The system file is not suitable for running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows applications. Choose ‘Close’ to terminate the application.” This error message is similar to the 16-bit MS-DOS Subsystem error. Follow the same procedure, using the “CONFIG.NT” file. Note […]

25. The font size doesn't appear correctly. (Preview)

The font size doesn’t appear correctly on a Windows screen. This issue can be resolved by changing the DPI (dots per inch) settings to normal size on your computer. These are instructions for Windows Vista. A Web search may provide you with solutions for other Windows operating systems.

26. Incorrect joins and letter/word spacing (Preview)

Sometimes the text is spread out so that the letters don’t join properly. Why? If the letter spacing in your application has changed, the altered spacing between words and letters will destroy the fully cursive writing. The most common example of changed spacing is the justification of text in word processors. Making sure the spacing […]

27. Why is the Helper Program necessary? (Preview)

If you look closely at the handwriting guidelines for the various states, you will notice that the shapes of some letters change depending on what letters are next to it. A normal font contains only one form of each letter. For the letters of a normal font to join then each letter must start and […]

28. Performing a manual installation (Preview)

How can the product be installed manually if, for example, the installer program doesn’t work? Manually installing the program varies depending on the operating system you are using. It also depends on the version you are using, as not every version of EdAlive products provide manual installation files. Macintosh Copy the required files from the […]

29. Installation issues on a Windows computer (Preview)

Sometimes issues can arise when installing on a Windows platform. Using safe mode may help resolve this issue.

30. Error: "Not a valid win32 application." (Preview)

When you run the program the following error appears: “Not a valid win32 application.” Explanation This error can occur if the program installation becomes corrupted. Solution To resolve this issue: Uninstall the program. Empty the temporary files folder. This can be done using the Disk Cleanup tool. Optionally, you may wish to run an anti-virus/anti-spyware […]

31. Letter joins sometimes look cut off in the helper program. (Preview)

The last part of a letter sometimes looks cut off in the helper program. Why? The shape of a letter, including the joins, is determined by the surrounding letters. The Helper Program is necessary to decide the appropriate letter shape to use. To achieve correct joins some letters must extend past the normal ending point […]