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blueoyster

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My sons' laptop is having screen saver issues.When he is logged on the screen
saver doesn't work.If he is logged off onto the welcome screen the screen
saver doesn't work but the monitor will shut off at the time it is supposed
to.

If a guest is logged on and he isn't, the generic Microsoft screen saver
will come on and monitor shuts off when scheduled.We've tried resetting the
minutes and type of screen saver several times.We're using the basic ones
that come with Windows XP.
We checked the video card drivers and they are up to date.The only thing new
on his laptop is a wireless mouse.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.I'm trying to fix this before he goes
back to college next week.
Thanks in advance.
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Ztruker

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Remove the wireless mouse, does the problem go away? If yes then you need to check the mouse manufacturers web site for updated drivers or an FAQ that tells you how to solve the problem.
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blueoyster

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Thanks for the reply Ztruker.Removing the mouse was one of the first things we tried.This started happening before the mouse was installed I am told.I'll just keep plugging away at it!
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