The visualizer can be started in a numnber of ways.
For Windows 7
- On the desktop right click and choose 'personalize'
- Select screensaver in lower right
- Select Plane9
- Set a good wait time so you dont have to wait too long for the screensaver to activate
- Wait for the screensaver to become active
This will show a standalone window that is always topmost
- On the start menu->Programs->Plane9->Plane9 window