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I've now adjusted this and will see if it fixes the problem. I ran the tool, it found the error, then I did a restart on the PC. m 0 l turnergns 11 June 2014 21:31:41 I'm becoming quite frustrated by this. I just gotta remember to unplug the joystick.

I didn't change this setting and I'm the only administer, so I'm not sure how it happened. http://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2843-power-plan-settings-change-windows-10-a.htmlClick to expand... For a desktop that is plugged in all day it is a great idea. So, what do I do now? http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_8-desktop/windows-8-screen-saver-function-doesnt-work/221ded3d-7133-412e-869c-adac32117e99

Windows 8.1 Screensaver Not Working

This is a MS problem. I'll let you know when I find the fix Graemeb1, Aug 6, 2015 #2 Advertisements Anomander Joined: Aug 6, 2015 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 1 Having the same issue as Many people are facing the same problem but rest assured that the problem is not that big.

Put your computer in sleep mode turn it on again...thats it...it fixes the problem for me.! m 0 l jdoublep 20 May 2015 01:20:01 ZiggyStardust said:It seems that there are many potential causes for the screen saver not to start according to the settings. Now where do I send the bill for my 50" TV that has a burned pixel in it from the first night I installed windows 10 and fell asleep expecting the Windows 8.1 Screensaver Won't Start That's it, you are done.

Sometimes it works for a while and then it stops working. Windows 8 Screensaver Doesn't Work Anyone know of a freeware or even cheap... BIMontheRocks.typepad.com 7 years ago 3D CAD NEWS Making 3D models of the Mars surface 8 years ago The CAD Industry Budweiser Blog (old) Most recent blog entries civil3d.com CADspeed ManageIT BOLT http://www.tomshardware.com/faq/id-2082913/windows-screensaver-working.html I have done 5 clean installs after reformatting my ssd's, didn't help.

If I have a folder with some pictures in (from my digital camera) for example. Windows 8 Screensaver Not Working and more found here... EDIT: You could try this. I have spent hours yesterday and today online with techs from ACER and then from Microsoft.

Windows 8 Screensaver Doesn't Work

Now select Power option. 4. DigSigStamp for AutoCAD Helper for drawings with digital signatures. Windows 8.1 Screensaver Not Working As the topic says, is it possible to have the lockscreen turn on automatically after a few minutes? Windows 8 Screensaver Won't Start After the Windows updates are successfully installed, restart the computer and then try using the screensaver. 17.

I restarted my computer, and had the same error, "An error is preventing this Slide Show from playing". NO screensaver works at all. Disgusting! Once found, right-click the 2756872 click Hide update. 14. Screensaver Not Working Windows 7

I have refreshed numerous times. Thank GOD! For others who might come on here looking for a solution, I'll place the instructions on how to solve the problem, in case the MS Fix it link goes down after Anyone else having this issue?

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It doesn't say it works for Win 8 but it might be worth a look. UPDATE 2> Restarted the computer a second time to double check this issue and once again found the screensaver not working. I unpinned the "photos" app. 2) I used the Microsoft "Fix-It" Tool. Screensaver Not Working Windows 10 Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Lenova Y580 IdeaPad OS windows 8 CPU i7 Memory 8 Gig DDR 3 Graphics Card GTX 660M- 2 Gig Sound Card Dolby Home Theater Screen

I'm new to this forum. I like the wallpapers that you can put on it. Posts: 1 Registered: ‎08-24-2016 Location: US Message 4 of 4 (2,243 Views) Re: error: "AN ERROR IS PREVENTING THIS SLIDESHOW FROM PLAYING" Options Mark as New Bookmark Subscribe Subscribe to RSS Batch Publish for AutoCAD Plot sets of drawings to DWF and/or PDF.

I have a new Toshiba Satellite laptop L10-B1330 which I have upgraded to Windows 10. Mines also an asus motherboard. You do not need screensaver in order to turn display off or go to sleep. Any ideas?

Hope it can help! When I go to view/play the pictures as a slideshow, I get the error that I mentioned earlier. Share greatfree 26 June 2014 09:58:23 You should read this thread http://forums.fixtips.org/windows-8-1-won-t-sleep-t40.h... Put your computer in sleep mode turn it on again...thats it...it fixes the problem for me.!

By Unregistered in forum Windows 8 Tips and Tricks Replies: 0 Last Post: 15-07-2013, 11:33 AM How to fix the following error message on Windows 8 System? A screen saver that displays pictures stops working in Windows Last edited by badcat; 06 Mar 2013 at 17:42. Tech Reviews Tech News Tech How To Best Tech Reviews Tech Buying Advice Laptop Reviews PC Reviews Printer Reviews Smartphone Reviews Tablet Reviews Wearables Reviews Storage Reviews Antivirus Reviews Latest Deals It merely disabled the screensaver.

Here is how you can remove any installed Windows update from your Windows 8/Windows 8.1 computer: Note: Since Windows update 2756872 is not installed on the demonstration system used in this