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Windows 7: Photo screen saver error

16 Sep 2009   #1
MAFAv8r

Windows 7 RTM
 
 
Photo screen saver error

Hi,


I have a photoscreensaver error that reads as follows:

Photoscreensaver.scr Entry Point Not Found

The procedure entry point DwmHintDxUpdate could not be located in the dynamic link library USER32.dll

It comes on when the screensaver starts, I have go no screen saver organised, the screen just goes black, then when I move the mouse the black screen goes and the above is in a box. It is possibly related to a rolling wallpaper I am using from my photos folder.

Has anybody got any ideas? Ultimate 64bit RTM

Regards

Neville


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16 Sep 2009   #2
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Hello Neville.
Do any other screen savers work?

~Lordbob
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16 Sep 2009   #3
MAFAv8r

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Should have checked first eh!
The problem is solved, but may help someone else.
The problem is that I am running dual boot and have a link to My Photos.
If I have the screen saver on My Photos it will not work. But if I have the screen saver on a subdirectory of My Photos it works fine. This is no problem to have it set like that as I like to change my screensaver photos from time to time as I have 6000 photos
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16 Sep 2009   #4
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MAFAv8r View Post
Should have checked first eh!
The problem is solved, but may help someone else.
The problem is that I am running dual boot and have a link to My Photos.
If I have the screen saver on My Photos it will not work. But if I have the screen saver on a subdirectory of My Photos it works fine. This is no problem to have it set like that as I like to change my screensaver photos from time to time as I have 6000 photos
That is rather interesting..... Why would it do that? Unless the My Photos folder is the library, which is not technically a folder....

~Lordbob
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16 Sep 2009   #5
MAFAv8r

Windows 7 RTM
 
 
My Photos not a folder

Exactly right LordBob. It's the link to the folder on another hard drive.

Regards

Neville
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18 Sep 2009   #6
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MAFAv8r View Post
Exactly right LordBob. It's the link to the folder on another hard drive.

Regards

Neville
That is probably why then. I cannot explain why it is not working, but by putting an actual folder instead, it should work. So if you want to create a screen saver folder, and just vary pictures... It is up to you.

~Lordbob
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