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broski

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My screensaver will not kick in, and I am at a loss. Here is the hijackthis output, if it can be of any help:

[attachment=23192:HiJackThis_log.txt]
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wannabe1

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Hello broski...

Does this happen only when you have Media Player running?

Do you have a Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse connected?

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Hello broski...

Does this happen only when you have Media Player running?

Do you have a Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse connected?

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Well, I don't have a media player running, but I do use a microsoft wireless keyboard, but in conjunction with a logitech wireless mouse.

Sounds like you have heard of this one before? Any suggestions?

Thanks!
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The Microsoft Wireless Keyboards have been known to cause the screensaver not to start on some machines. To see if this is the case with your machine, pull the keyboard's receiver out of the machine while it's running and see if the screensaver starts as it should.

Have you installed Service Pack 3? It was supposed to address this issue. SP1 in Vista addressed the same problem in Vista machines.
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I do have service pack 3. And to correct something, it's an HP keyboard, not a microsoft keyboard, but I'm guessing that your solution will work. I wasn't using the keyboard for a while, and wasn't having this problem. When I started to use it again(plugged it in), the problem popped up. I will confirm this when I test it out.

Thanks!
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Well, I pulled the keyboard's receiver from the machine overnight, and still have the problem. I'm going to try to disconnect it, then restart the machine to see if that helps.
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