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WIN 8 Screen saver not working.

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Win 8

    WIN 8 Screen saver not working.

    This was not an upgraded system but brand new. Like the others my screen saver won't kick in. Can't figure out what might be the problem. It did work initially but after install my programs, it stopped. Not sure how to figure out what my problem might be.

    Thanks in advance

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  2. #2

    Posts : 14
    Windows 8 / Win 7 Dual Boot

    Go to Performance Information and Tools (in control panel) > Advanced Tools. Mine gave me a message under Performance Issues, which took me to the Event Viewer which gave me the errors.

    So, in short, Event Viewer may give you a clue.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

WIN 8 Screen saver not working.
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