screen savers

  Colt45 13:05 21 Dec 2006

my screen saver won't start automatically. I've never had any trouble before. All the screen savers work if I chose preview but will not come in after the time is set. I've done a clean start: still won't work. Can anyone help.


  Jackcoms 13:43 21 Dec 2006

Is this one particular screen saver or all screen savers?

  Colt45 16:02 21 Dec 2006

I'm running XP Home. It happens on all screen savers and each saver performs ok. They will not respond to auto timer. Also when useing the power setting for my monitor it won't swith off after 1hr.

  anskyber 16:07 21 Dec 2006

Have you recently got a wireless mouse or keyboard? click here

  Colt45 16:17 21 Dec 2006

in the last week I have fitted a microsoft usb keyboard & mouse wireless. is this the problem? can it be fixed?

  rawprawn 16:47 21 Dec 2006

See if this helps click here

  Colt45 16:55 21 Dec 2006

I'll try this link and see how I get on THANKS

  Colt45 18:55 23 Dec 2006

Still having probs. No luck with the power sttings, same thing happens

  Colt45 20:20 05 Jan 2007

problem solved. Got rid of the new usb keyboard & mouse

  Technotiger 20:25 05 Jan 2007

Hmmm, I would have thought that it would be better to keep your nice noo keyboard and mouse, and instead, get rid of the screen saver - simply set screen saver to 'none'

If you have a modern screen, then a screen saver is not a necessity, as it was with the old type screens (the Green/Grey ones).

  Colt45 22:58 05 Jan 2007

I have Viewsonic 19" LCD. If I do what you suggest I would still not be able time my monitor power off and as I keep my PC on most of the time my Monitor would not last long, I think.


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