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XP Sceen Saver

Hello all,

When my compter goes from desktop mode to screensaver mode while not in use and then back to my desktop it shows a blue screen and does not use my desktop configuration. Is there any settings or a way to fix this. Thanks and keep up the good work. Daniel

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Try System File Checker (SFC)

In reply to: XP Sceen Saver

Windows files may be corrupt, you can try the following:

Your first step is to try System File Checker (SFC)]
This built in utility looks at all the XP Files and Folders and corrects any 'corrupted' items it finds.

Put your XP CD in. It could be called "Restore Disk" depending on your copy.
When it loads you will see a blue screen, when the screen loads, ignore it, or click exit. You will only need it to be in the CD drive in case SFC needs to access a 'clean' version of the file.
Click START|RUN...
Type sfc /scannow (there is a space after the C ). Click enter
Go downstairs and make yourself a sandwich

When the process is complete, any XP related goofs should go away. I can't say if this will cure your all your problems, but it is a good first step, similar to '...take two aspirins and call me in the morning..."

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(NT) (NT) Thanks Larry D

In reply to: Try System File Checker (SFC)

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