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Jewel Quest 2: Windows Vista Edition

Developed by iWin, Inc.


Copyri!t " 2##$ %ll &i!ts &eserved.
'yste( &e)uire(ents:
- Windows Vista
- 800MHz or faster processor
- 512MB RAM
- 16MB video card (2-!it "rap#ics$
- 50MB #ard drive space
- %irect &'(0 or )ater
Credits:
*a+e %esi"ner and %irection,
Warren -c#wader
.ead /n"ineer,
Warren -c#wader
/n"ineer,
%wain 0#eo!a)d
-1ste+s /n"ineer,
2eit# Verit1
Art !1 3resent 4reative,
5ac#ar1 3resent6 Marcos 3ac#eco6 7at#an Wi))son6 3eter Ap"ar6 Ben -8t#er)and
Additiona) Art !1,
9an -)eeper
M8sic and -o8nd,
*re" Ra#n
-tor1,
9oanna Ricco6 %avid :o;
3rod8ction,
9ared Brin<)e16 9i+ -tern
=8a)it1 Ass8rance,
Rafae) Meza6 .ee .a<as6 /dison %i+aano6 9ason 2atsanis6 Andrew Vi)oria
-pecia) 0#an<s,
49 Wo)f6 *re" Harper6 And1 Hie<e
*roubles!ootin *ips:
Q: +ow do I ,now i- t!ere are any updates to Jewel Quest 2.
A, >f 1o8 )a8nc# t#e "a+e and are connected to t#e >nternet6 t#e "a+e wi)) a8to+atica))1 c#ec< to
see if t#ere is an 8pdate avai)a!)e( >f so6 t#e "a+e wi)) disp)a1 a +essa"e )ettin" 1o8 <now a!o8t
t#e new version( ?o8 can eit#er c#oose to 8pdate i++ediate)1 or wait 8nti) it is +ore convenient(
0#e on)1 infor+ation t#at t#e "a+e sends over t#e >nternet is t#e "a+e@s na+e and version
n8+!er(
Q: W!y does Jewel Quest 2 cras! or -ail to run.
A, As8a))1 t#is is !eca8se 1o8r s1ste+ does not +eet t#e +ini+8+ reB8ire+ents of 9ewe) =8est
2(
1 - Ma<e s8re 1o8 #ave t#e +ini+8+ s1ste+ reB8ire+ents )isted !e)ow,
Windows Vista
800MHz or faster processor
512MB RAM
16MB video card (2-!it "rap#ics$
50MB #ard drive space
%irect &'(0 or )ater
2 - Ma<e s8re t#at 1o8 #ave t#e +ost c8rrent video card drivers insta))ed for 1o8r s1st<
e+ and video card( 0o find t#e +ost c8rrent video card drivers6 tr1 r8nnin" Windows Apdate
w#ic# can !e fo8nd 8nder 1o8r C-0AR0C +en86 or 8nder C-0AR0 D A)) 3ro"ra+sC(

- /ns8re 1o8 #ave t#e +ost c8rrent version of %irect& insta))ed on 1o8r s1ste+( 0o "et t#e +ost
c8rrent version of %irect&6 "o to #ttp,EEwww(+icrosoft(co+EwindowsEdirect;Edefa8)t(asp; and
fo))ow t#e on-screen instr8ctions( W#en 1o8 are pro+pted to -AV/EF3/7 t#e fi)e6 c#oose F3/7
and proceed t#ro8"# t#e insta))ation( After 1o8 #ave insta))ed %irect&6 re!oot 1o8r co+p8ter6 t#en
+a<e s8re 1o8 are connected to t#e >nternet and tr1 r8nnin" t#e "a+e a"ain(
G H >t is possi!)e t#at Hardware Acce)eration is fai)in" so+e#ow( ?o8 can tr1 to red8ce t#e
a+o8nt of Hardware Acce)eration as fo))ows, Fpen %isp)a1 3roperties !1 ri"#t-c)ic<in" on an
open space on 1o8r des<top and t#en c#oosin" 3roperties( 0#en c)ic< t#e -ettin"s ta! in t#e
8pper ri"#t6 t#en c)ic< t#e AdvancedI !8tton near t#e )ower ri"#t( 7e;t6 c)ic< on t#e
0ro!)es#ootin" ta!( -)ide t#e Hardware acce)eration s)ider a)) t#e wa1 to t#e )eft( 4)ic< F2 and
t#en tr1 r8nnin" t#e "a+e a"ain( >f t#e "a+e now r8ns6 1o8 s#o8)d repeat t#is operation and s)ide
t#e s)ider one step #i"#er eac# ti+e tr1in" to find t#e #i"#est settin" w#ere t#e "a+e sti)) r8ns(
?o8 can a)so tr1 to red8ce t#e 4o)ors !it-dept# to 16-!it on t#e %isp)a1 3roperties6 -ettin"s ta!(
>f t#e a!ove steps don@t reso)ve 1o8r iss8e6 it@s possi!)e t#at 1o8r co+p8ter +a1 not #ave t#e
correct confi"8ration to r8n t#e "a+e( 0#e a+o8nt of +e+or16 #ard dis< space or operatin"
s1ste+ 1o8 are r8nnin" +a1 prevent 1o8 fro+ 8sin" 1o8r "a+e correct)1(
Here are a co8p)e +ore t#in"s t#at 1o8 can tr1,
1 - %e)ete t#e fo))owin" fi)es in 1o8r 9ewe) =8est 2 fo)der( 7F0/, %e)etin" t#ese fi)es wi)) re+ove
an1 saved p)a1er scores t#at 1o8 previo8s)1 earned as we)) as t#e p)a1er fi)es(
"a+e(cf"
p)a1ers(cf"e
scores(cf"e
a)) fi)es t#at end wit# (p)re
0#en tr1 r8nnin" t#e "a+e a"ain(
2 - >f an1 ot#er fi)e is corr8pted or +issin"6 1o8 wi)) #ave to 8ninsta)) and reinsta)) t#e "a+e(
Q: W!y do I see a w!ite window or screen w!en I launc! Jewel Quest 2.
A, >f 1o8 are 8na!)e to see t#e content of t#e first pa"e w#en )a8nc#in" 1o8r "a+e6 t#is is
t1pica))1 ca8sed !1 persona) firewa)) software or !1 C>nternet 5oneC sec8rit1 settin"s t#at are set
too #i"#( 3)ease perfor+ t#e fo))owin" steps to reso)ve t#e iss8e or see t#e ne;t section(
1 - >f pro+pted !1 1o8r :irewa)) to a))ow internet access to 9ewe) =8est 26 1o8 +8st "rant
per+ission !efore t#e "a+e wi)) r8n(
2 - >f 1o8r firewa)) doesnJt as< for per+ission6 1o8 +a1 need to t8rn off 1o8r firewa)) te+porari)1 to
a))ow 9ewe) =8est 2 to connect and r8n( 0#is is on)1 necessar1 to do !efore t#e "a+e is
p8rc#ased( Fnce t#e "a+e is p8rc#ased6 1o8 wi)) not !e reB8ired to connect to t#e >nternet to
p)a1 t#e "a+e(
KKKWe stron")1 reco++end t#at 1o8 re-ena!)e 1o8r persona) firewa)) software afterwardL We +8st
a)so re+ind 1o8 t#at disa!)in" 1o8r persona) firewa)) software is done at 1o8r own discretion6 and
we specifica))1 disc)ai+ an1 )ia!i)it1 or c)ai+s for da+a"e arisin" fro+ 1o8r decision to disa!)e t#e
software(KKK
>f t#ese instr8ctions fai) t#en 1o8 +a1 need to adM8st 1o8r C>nternet 5one(C 4ontin8e on to t#ese
steps,
1 - Aninsta)) t#e tria) 8sin" AddERe+ove 3ro"ra+s )ocated in 1o8r 4ontro) 3ane) or 8se t#e
Aninsta)) pro"ra+ t#at is in t#e 9ewe) =8est 2 pro"ra+ "ro8p(
2 - %e)ete t#e "a+eJs insta))ation fi)e )ocated in 4,N%own)oads or w#erever 1o8 decided to save
t#e fi)e w#en 1o8 first down)oaded it(
- Fpen t#e >nternet Fptions app)et )ocated in 1o8r 4ontro) 3ane)( 0#en,
a$ AdM8st 1o8r CA8to-detectionC settin"s, c)ic< on t#e C4onnectionsC ta!6 t#en c)ic< .A7 settin"s
and c)ear an1 c#ec<+ar< ne;t to CA8to detect settin"sC( (>f 1o8 #ave a 3ro;1 confi"8red #ere6 t#e
pro"ra+ wi)) not f8nction proper)1( 0r1 connectin" direct)1 to t#e >nternet and not a pro;1 server($
!$ Fn t#e C*enera)C ta!, c)ic< C-ettin"sC for C0e+porar1 >nternet :i)esC and c#an"e C4#ec< for
newer versions of stored pa"esC to C/ver1 visit to t#e pa"eC and c)ic< F2(
c$ 7e;t6 se)ect C%e)ete :i)esC for 0e+porar1 >nternet :i)es and c#ec< C%e)ete a)) off)ine contentC
and c)ic< F2(
d$ Fn t#e C-ec8rit1C ta!6 c#an"e 1o8r C>nternet 5oneC settin"s to CMedi8+C(
e$ Fn t#e C3rivac1C ta!6 c#an"e 1o8r settin"s to CMedi8+C(
f$ After +a<in" t#ese c#an"es6 c)ic< F2 to c)ose t#e >nternet Fptions dia)o" !o;(
G - R/-0AR0 t#e co+p8ter(
5 - Apdate 1o8r Microsoft operatin" s1ste+ !1 visitin" #ttp,EEwindows8pdate(+icrosoft(co+ and
fo))owin" t#e on-screen instr8ctions( Be s8re to restart t#e s1ste+ after insta))in" 8pdates( ?o8
+a1 need to r8n Windows Apdate repeated)1 to "et a)) app)ica!)e 8pdates for 1o8r s1ste+(
6 - Ase t#e )in< fro+ 1o8r e+ai) receipt to restart t#e down)oad and !e"in insta))ation(KKK >f t#e
AR. in 1o8r e+ai) receipt appears on +ore t#an one )ine6 +a<e s8re 1o8 cop1 t#e entire va)8e
into t#e address !ar of 1o8r we! !rowser w#en atte+ptin" to down)oad( KKK
' - 0r1 startin" t#e software and 1o8 s#o8)d see a screen disp)a1in" H0M. content t#at indicates
it is Cfina)izin" insta))ationC(
Q: W!y does t!e a(e ,eeps as,in (e to /01 it even t!ou! I !ave already purc!ased
it.
A, -o+eti+es w#en 1o8 c#an"e 1o8r co+p8ter@s #ardwareEsoftware6 t#e "a+e +a1 not
reco"nize t#at 1o8 #ave a)read1 paid for it( ?o8 can reactivate it after a s1ste+ refor+at6
#ardware c#an"e or to 8se it on anot#er co+p8ter free of c#ar"e and in M8st a few seconds( ?o8
s#o8)d contact t#e distri!8tor t#at 1o8 p8rc#ased t#e "a+e fro+ to reB8est t#is( W#en 1o8 see
t#e pa"e t#at sa1s BA? >0 7FW6 scro)) down and )oo< for t#e )in< t#at sa1s A)read1 3aidO -or- >
Have A)read1 38rc#ased 0#is 3rod8ct Before( 4)ic< on t#is )in< and fo))ow t#e si+p)e instr8ctions(
Q: 2y trial period !as e3pired. Can I e3tend it.
A, Anfort8nate)16 tria) periods cannot !e e;tended( We apo)o"ize if 1o8 did not "et an opport8nit1
to f8))1 e;peri+ent wit# 9ewe) =8est 2 !efore t#e e;piration of 1o8r tria) period( At t#is point6 1o8
+8st p8rc#ase t#e "a+e to contin8e p)a1in"(
Q: I a( !avin %udio proble(s. W!at can I do.
A, 0#ere +a1 !e conf)icts !etween %irect& and +an1 o)der so8nd cards( Fften6 8pdatin" 1o8r
so8nd card drivers wi)) fi; a8dio pro!)e+s( 4#ec< wit# 1o8r +an8fact8rer for t#e )atest drivers(
Q: I 4ust -inis!ed usin t!e 5&eplay %ny /oard6 -eature and want to return to playin in t!e
reular )uest (ode. +ow can I do t!is.
A, After 1o8 #ave finis#ed rep)a1in" a !oard6 1o8 wi)) see a window pop 8p wit# options to 3)a1
Board or ret8rn to t#e Main Men8( -i+p)1 press t#e Main Men8 !8tton to ret8rn to t#e +ain +en8
screen( :ro+ t#ere6 press t#e -tart !8tton to contin8e p)a1in" in B8est +ode w#ere 1o8 )eft off(
Q: W!at is t!e +i! Detail 'ettin -or.
A, 08rnin" off t#e Hi"# %etai) settin" can #e)p wit# t#e perfor+ance of t#e "a+e on s)ower
co+p8ters( Vario8s feat8res of t#e "a+e t#at are not essentia) feat8res are t8rned off so t#at t#e
"a+e p)a1 can 8se f8)) processor power( ?o8 wi)) notice t#at t#e "a+e feat8res c#an"e a )itt)e6
!8t t#is s#o8)d not affect 1o8r enMo1+ent of t#e "a+e(
0#e P-#ow 3)a1 3ointsQ option can a)so !e t8rned off to "ain even +ore speed on s)ow +ac#ines(
Fn faster co+p8ters6 we reco++end t#at 1o8 do not 8nc#ec< t#is settin"6 as 1o8 wi)) not notice
+8c# of a !enefit6 if an1(
Q: W!en I 5',ip %!ead6 a level w!y does it ta,e away two lives.
A, >t rea))1 on)1 ta<es one )ife awa1( W#en offered t#e opport8nit1 to -<ip A#ead after )osin" a
!oard t#ree or +ore ti+es in a row6 it costs one )ife to accept t#at offer( However6 1o8 #ave a)so
M8st )ost t#e !oard and t#at is t#e second )ife t#at nor+a))1 "ets ta<en awa1(
Q: I !ave lost t!e sa(e board 7 ti(es in a row. W!y don8t I see t!e o--er to 5',ip %!ead.6
A, ?o8 +a1 not #ave eno8"# )ives to !arter for t#e opport8nit1 to -<ip A#ead since it costs a )ife
to do t#at( >f 1o8 #ave a)read1 ref8sed t#e offer on a !oard6 1o8 +a1 or +a1 not !e offered it
a"ain for t#at !oard( Anot#er possi!i)it1 is t#at t#is feat8re is not app)ica!)e w#en 1o8 are in
PRep)a1 Mode(Q :ina))16 t#is opport8nit1 is not offered d8rin" t#e PBac< to AfricaQ 4#apter(
9enerated :iles:
0#ere are a few fi)es t#at are "enerated !1 t#e pro"ra+( >f 1o8 are #avin" pro!)e+s6 so+eti+es
de)etin" t#ese fi)es can #e)p( 0#ese fi)es are in t#e 9ewe)=8est2 fo)der and end in (p)re6 (cf"e6 and
(cf"( A)ternate)16 fi)es +a1 !e )ocated in %oc8+ents and -ettin"sER1o8r 8ser na+eSEApp)ication
%ataEiWinE9ewe)=8est2(
0#ese fi)es are safe to de)ete6 !8t !e aware t#at 1o8 wi)) )ose a)) of 1o8r p)a1ers6 #i"# scores6 and
"a+e settin"s(
- 0o reset a)) #i"# scores6 de)ete Pscores(cf"eQ
- 0o de)ete p)a1ers6 it is reco++ended t#at 1o8 8se t#e interface provided in t#e 3)a1ers !8tton in
t#e "a+e( 7ote t#at de)etin" a p)a1er wi)) re+ove t#e correspondin" na+e fro+ t#e 3)a1ers )ist6
!8t it wi)) not re+ove t#e scores fro+ Hi"# -cores(
- 0#e P"a+e(cf"Q fi)e (t#at appears after t#e "a+e #as r8n once$ #as settin"s t#at 1o8 +a1 a)ter to
twea< #ow t#e "a+e wor<s( 0o add a settin"6 caref8))1 edit t#is fi)e in a te;t editor and add t#e
settin" at t#e end of t#e fi)e on a separate )ine( 0#ere s#o8)d on)1 !e one settin" per )ine and no
spaces on t#e )ine( >f 1o8 need to6 1o8 can a)wa1s de)ete t#e P"a+e(cf"Q fi)e and r8n t#e "a+e to
re"enerate t#is fi)e(
Here are t#e settin"s t#at can !e added,
allowdoublebuffered=0
0#is settin" wi)) "ive !etter perfor+ance on )ow-end s1ste+s wit#o8t #avin" to t8rn off a)) of t#e
feat8res associated wit# t#e Hi"# %etai) settin" in t#e Fptions B8tton in t#e "a+e(
audiobuffersize=1536
0#is settin" +a1 #e)p if 1o8 #ear crac<)in" noises co+in" fro+ t#e +8sic or so8nd effects in t#e
"a+e( ?o8 +a1 specif1 a #i"#er n8+!er 8p to G0T66 !8t t#e #i"#er t#e n8+!er6 t#e +ore )a" ti+e
t#ere wi)) !e !etween "a+e events and t#e so8nd effects associated wit# t#e+(
0o reset t#ese va)8es to t#eir defa8)t va)8es6 eit#er re+ove t#e individ8a) )ines or de)ete t#e
P"a+e(cf"Q fi)e(