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If I switch the mouse to one with a tail the screensaver works.�then David posted again�I got a fix. Wednesday, December 17, 2008 8:00 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Same problem with Dell XPS 410 with Dell/ATI X1300 Pro video card runnning XP Home SP3. See if that fixes it, good luck. With custom paint. have a peek here

by R. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Tuesday, January 19, 2010 12:58 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem noted above. I had to replace Hard Drive on a Dell Latitude 531.

Back to top #3 SEWALL74 SEWALL74 Topic Starter Members 12 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:33 PM Posted 18 May 2010 - 05:23 PM Just additional info - this is a Dell anyone ... Unplug USB Devices (Magic Jack) Some devices that connect to and operate through the USB can prevent the screensaver from not working. Join UsClose Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials

Every time I can 'fix' it by going to the screensaver settings and changing the start time from 4 to 5 and back and hit apply.However, after a while, and it Very interesting - no? Register now! However, as soon as I select the "On resume, password protect" box, none will work.

Got a Computer Question or Problem? I do have "RC" enteries and "RCV2" entries, but no "RCV" entries.Any additional advice would be awesome. Now imagine coming home on Tuesday, after a four day vacation, only to find your monitor ruined! Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

At this point you can also test if your screensaver will work by setting the screensaver to turn on after the 1 minute interval (temporarily). I have NO clue what to do. HELP no wireless mouse or keyboard amd quad core 980 msi 890fx-gd65 corsair twinx ddr 1333 2x2 gb seasonic s series 520w psu swiftech polaris129 samsung 830 256 coolermaster storm enforcer Before I launch the VNC viewer the screen saver will function perfectly.

  • My antivirus told me it wasn't a secure site and not to download blah blah blah.
  • Tuesday, June 26, 2012 7:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote What does , "Appretiate it." mean?
  • Below is a brief computer processor, RAM, and OS summary: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz 3006 MHz RAM size: 1,023.48 MB OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3, v.3311
  • Best Regards,  Claudiu.   Sunday, July 20, 2008 10:44 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote hi again.I semi solved my issue by creating a new power scheme (i.e.
  • I think I have tried every tweak suggested by other users (e.g., custom power saver configuration, attempting to reset power saver from safe mode-won't work because power saver options are completely
  • I have reset the screensaver settings on both machines but my screensaver won't start.
  • Power DVD how could you do this to me!
  • As such, you can reset the settings to default to resolve the issue.

Monday, June 14, 2010 2:37 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Support: I have installed Windows Service Pack 3 version 3311 and I am having some issues THANKS! ackchoooo View Public Profile Send a private message to ackchoooo Find all posts by ackchoooo #6 03-06-2007, 11:11 PM ackchoooo Offline Registered User Join Date: Mar 2007 Posts: Guess this is extremely complex and takes longer than that.

However I am able to manually reenable it upon each restart. navigate here Now, proceed to the next step. Any idea how to fix my screensaver? Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

Thursday, July 23, 2009 8:19 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yes you are right Even I am facing the problem after installing the SP3 this issue started at startup resolved the problem: Step 1: Disable conflicting programs: ------------------------------------------------- From previous troubleshooting experience, it is found that programs like Dell Media Experience, Power DVD, ehtray.exe and DVD Launcher can Please help...   FifthE1ement Monday, March 17, 2008 12:47 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Do you have the latest BIOS?   Monday, March 17, 2008 10:40 PM Check This Out Discussions cover Windows 2003 Server, Windows installation, adding and removing programs, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, and other OS-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General discussion Screensaver won't turn on by conwatcher /

I had subsequently given up on Setpoint and uninstalled it.When I saw the Hotfix suggested above, thought I would give it another try. Now commence cursing at a deaf and blind Microsoft, whose only thoughts are of how much money they are making. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 15, 2009 9:46 AM PDT In reply to: I'm on a domain account Sorry but that has been unreliable.

Go to the Power Management tab and ensure that "Allow this device to wake the computer" option is not check marked.

The time now is 12:33 PM. Back to top #11 SEWALL74 SEWALL74 Topic Starter Members 12 posts OFFLINE Local time:01:33 PM Posted 21 May 2010 - 09:32 AM Went into safe mode.... Board index •View new posts Contact the Administrators • The team • Delete all board cookies • All times are UTC Powered by phpBB Forum Software © phpBB Group Video Cards Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

I too, have a cordless mouse, by Logitech. I've run several malware and spyware programs and they all come up zilch. It works now. this contact form Infopackets Top Windows 10 FAQs How to Upgrade from Windows 10 32-bit to 64-bit How to Fix: Windows 10 Antivirus Missing, Not Compatible How to Fix: Windows 10

Once removed, all is well. The curious thing is that I had 2 power schemes of my own saved and working. In the beginning there was the command line. Swifteck CPU block and Two XSPC water blocks on my 670 cards.

If it did not work, when I restarted the system it might work again and sometimes not. Also, if your mouse pad is dirty (with hair or lint) then this can also cause the mouse to go 'haywire'. It appears that my screen saver is back. Good work, and thanks in advance. " My response: This is a very common problem with Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Tried this - no luck by conwatcher / November 19, 2005 8:39 AM PST In reply to: Screensaver I tried this fix, but Microsoft has had plenty of time to correct this issue before the update’s original release. Monday, April 27, 2009 4:03 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have the same problem with Microsoft Windows, Power Management Properties, screen saver not blanking the screen I agree.

I have windows xp 5.1 SP3. If that didn't work, proceed to the next step. With over 300 pc's login to each one to reset this is not an option even if it does work. Which Version of Windows 10 Will I Get (Home or Pro)?

BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! I read here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/899975 that any process above 10% processor utilization would "reset" the idle count.