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Screen Saver is not working

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    Screen Saver is not working


    I am situated where I have to see my computer screen whether I am working on my computer or not, and so because the light hurts my eyes it needs to turn off the screen when I am not using it.

    I used to be able to get the screen to turn off after a couple of minutes, and it would go black. But now for some reason I cannot get it to work. Can somebody please help me with this problem? I would really appreciate the help.

    These are my settings:

    Control Panel/Power Options

    Power Saver button is ticked.

    Set on:
    Turn off the display 1 minute
    Put the computer to sleep 1 minute


    Right click computer screen/Personalize

    Clicked on Screen Saver and chose BLANK and Wait 1 minute

    On resume display log on screen is not ticked.

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  2. #2

    Well nevermind about this. I looked online and one of the trouble shooter things it said was to try restarting your computer. So I tried doing that and it works now.
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    win8.1.1 enterprise

    nice to see you fixed it ,restarting the computer is a great first thing to try with a lot of computer problems
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