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XP Screensaver question

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by uncabob, Jul 28, 2011.

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  1. uncabob

    uncabob Thread Starter

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    I have been using XP professional for several years. Now my screensaver has stopped coming on as scheduled. It will preview full page. There are only the options to set, preview and OK. The link previously given to someone else won't work now. It is:
    https://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet...ID=17&PageID=1

    I'm running SP3 plus all the updates from way back, so it hate to reload something that might be older than what I am using.

    Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Which screensaver is selected there?

    How many minutes does it say to wait before it comes on?
     
  3. uncabob

    uncabob Thread Starter

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    Thanks for responding. I'm using starfield set for 20 minute start. But I have also tried mystify at 4 minutes since receiving your email. Today, using either of them, the apply button is available and was pressed before OK. Neither has worked. Any thoughts?
     
  4. Cookiegal

    Cookiegal Administrator Malware Specialist Coordinator

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    Try setting it to "None" and click Apply and OK. Then reboot the computer and try to reset it to Starfield and see if it works.
     
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