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XP Windows - Screensaver Problem. Help

Discussion in 'Windows - General discussion' started by rjessa, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. rjessa

    rjessa Regular member

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    I just purchased a laptop with XP Media Edition, I just can't get the screen saver to work. After the alloted time the screen saver does NOT come on. If I have not loaded any softwares it works, but if i have any software running or minimized or just loaded, it does not work. I don't want to have image burn into the screen. Please help.

    Still waiting

    Thanks
     
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  2. Indochine

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    LCD screens don't burn in.
     
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    does the screen go black or does it stay in the media center?
     
  4. rjessa

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    Stays on the software I am using. If I minimize all of them then it remains there. But I am glad that it does not burn in.
     
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    What software is still running when you just leave your computer and wait for the screen saver???
     
  6. rjessa

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    There are several. These same programs never gave me these issues on my old desktop which use to run on ME.
    I have a special estimating software, Fax software, & Outlook.

    But it matters not which software I am using, does the same thing.
     
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    Have you tried to preview the screen saver and foes it work if you preview it??
     
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    In preview mode it works fine.
    By the way......GO UNITED GO. Great win last night.
     
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    Try to apply the screen saver and bring the time for the screen saver to start to 1 minute and then see if it changes.
     
  10. rjessa

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    As a matter of fact it is set up for 1 minute. Still no luck.
     
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    I am puzzled. It must have a system issue.
     
  12. rjessa

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    Yes it is. Lucky I did not know this but the fact that LCD don't burn is good for me.
    Perhaps IO should look up Microsoft help site, their might be something there.
     
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    I would do that or even try a system restore. and worse comes to worse a repair install of windows maybe on the cards.
     

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