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I recently reinstalled XP on my computer (thus wiping everything off; and then reinstalling). Everything went well... and my monitor display came up as it is plug-and-play. However, the problem lie in the power settings of the screen saver option (i.e. options to auto-turn off the monitor after so long of non-use, etc.). I have the scheme set to Home/Office Desk; and have applied 10 minutes for the monitor to turn off... But the monitor NEVER turns off. The screen saver works as directed... but the power settings do not.

Any help/advice for what the problem might be would be great...

Thanks...
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are you using a standard screen saver or something special?
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If the system is plugged in, Home/Office Desk will never shut off the screen. Unplug the power and it should turn off in 10 minutes.
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desenette: I am using a standard screensaver (the Windows XP one). Also, if I try to use any of the other default MS screensavers, they do not work.

Admiral: What am I supposed to unplug? I am sorry... I am not following you.

Thanks again...
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The power cord for the laptop. This is a laptop, right?
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Sorry... no, it is desktop computer.
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Problem resolved... I needed the ATI drivers.
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