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Windows 95

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by jan61786, Nov 28, 2001.

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  1. jan61786

    jan61786 Thread Starter

    Nov 28, 2001
    My computer is a Packard Bell aprox.4 1/2 yrs old.Came with Win.95. Put in Win Me,had to uninstall it and go back to 95.Now screen saver & low power stand by won't come on.Have applied & reapplied settings to no avail. Any ideas? :confused:
  2. Emtronics


    Jan 20, 2000
    I am surprised an old Packard Bell would even run WinMe but then computers seem to age like dogs. 1 year = 7. :D At any rate, do you have a recovery CD that came with it? If I remember, one of the problems with P/B was that they never gave you any disks or CD's. You had to make your own backups. You might also try this: Go to the Control Panel/ADD-REMOVE icon and then to the Windows Setup tab. Locate the screensavers in the Accessories (I think) and uncheck the box. Shut down and then go back and check the box back. A word here, if you don't have the .cab files on your hardrive the computer will bark for your Win95 CD. This might cure your screensaver problem and maybe the power management problem to also!
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