Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Dual Monitors and Screen Saver?

07 May 2010   #1

 
 
Dual Monitors and Screen Saver?

My first issue is that my screen saver doesn't even turn on. I have it set to 20 minutes of inactivity and the screen saver will kick in, then 40 minutes later its suppose to shut the monitor off. I've left the room with the monitors on and upwards of an hour and all the computer has done was went to sleep.

I do, however, have my slide show changing every 3 minutes. I don't think this would effect the screen saver but I figured I would throw it out there.

Any ideas on why the screen saver isn't turning on and my monitors won't turn off (I notice this issue on my laptop too occasionally by the way.)? I'm on and off my desktop a lot, and I would hate for something to happen to them (Since I dropped a pretty penny on them) because windows wasn't doing what its suppose to do or I turned on/off the wrong thing.

And another side question, does anyone have any issues with the clock changing time? Both my computers randomly change times on me, and its getting frustrating.

Thanks for any help in advance.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

07 May 2010   #2

Win 7 Home Premium
 
 

I found that changing the Advanced Settings in Power Options worked for me. You will want to go to:
Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Power Options\Edit Plan Settings\Change advanced power settings

HTH
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Dual Monitors and Screen Saver?




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Dual Monitors and Screen Saver?
Thread Forum
Dual Monitors reset when S.Saver/sleep/reboot/hibernate General Discussion
Screen Saver or Slideshow Help W/ Dual Screen Rig Customization
Screen saver - monitors off - wont work - powercfg General Discussion
Seven Screen Saver - Dual Monitors Customization
Dual monitor: Screen saver on one Media Center
photo screen saver dual display? Customization
screen saver over 2 monitors Customization

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:16 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33