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Power Saver not working properly

by NewEnglander / June 28, 2006 5:22 AM PDT

I am running Windows XP Professional SP2 and all the current fixes. My screen saver is set to go on after 5 minutes of inactivity and the power saver is supposed to turn off themonitor after 15 minutes. This was working fine until a few months ago when the power saver stopped working. This past weekend, i discover4d that the power saver will work but only when the screen saver rewuires the user password to be entered when leaving screensaver mode. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I do not need to have the PC password protected coming out of screensaver.

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Some screensavers are buggy.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 28, 2006 6:05 AM PDT

Try it without the screensaver.


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It worked
by NewEnglander / June 28, 2006 9:28 AM PDT

It worked without the screensaver. What I don't understand is that upuntil a few months ago it worked fine. Guess I would be using the screen saver. Thanks

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While it's a deep well (or tarpit).
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 28, 2006 11:42 AM PDT
In reply to: It worked

Microsoft's updates could have fixed something and broke this.


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