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Screen savers and turn off monitor are not working

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by pleinair, Feb 25, 2013.

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  1. pleinair

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    Hello,

    I have problem on my Windows XP Professional SP3 desktop system.
    The monitor never goes into screen saver mode on its own, and doesn't turn off as I scheduled it to do on the Display properties and Power schemes.

    I tried many different things: changing the scheduled times for the screen saver and the Turn off feature, using different power schemes and screen savers (or even no screen saver at all), Unplugging my wired Razor USB mouse, ending different kinds of known expendable windows processes in the task manager.

    I know the problem isn't with the monitor itself because:
    A. I just changed into a different monitor recently and it was the same problem with my previous one (while the new one was turning off just okay with its previous XP desktop computer).
    And B. The Screen Savers are working when I click the preview button in the Display Properties window.

    I have this problem for several months now. At first only the screen servers didn't work but now it won't turn itself off either.
    It really is an annoying problem because the only way I have to turn the monitor off now is either by turning off the computer itself or unplugging the monitor from the electricity (which just wouldn't do).

    One more thing, I've just recently (a few weeks ago) replaced my old Dual core AMD system with a new Mobo, a Pentium Dual processor and new RAM + DVD RW drive.
    I'm not sure if this has anything to do with the monitor not shutting down/going to screen saver mode seeing as I still use the same Hard-drive, operating system and Radeon video card as I used to before the upgrade.
    Furthermore, I was experiencing the screen saver part of the problem even before I upgraded my system.

    Can anyone please help me solve this problem which I'm confronted with?
    Thank you for your time!
     
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    Bump -.-
     
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