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Windows 7: Screen Saver does not come on

09 Nov 2013   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Screen Saver does not come on

I reformatted my wife's computer last week and installed Windows 7 Ultimate. The computer uses a Gigabyte motherboard and I used the driver disc that came with the Gigabyte motherboard. The Display Adapter is a ATI Radeon HD4250 with the ATI Catalyst Control Center. The resolution is 1280 X 1024. When I try to set the Screen Saver, the apply button is greyed out. After pressing OK I go back to the display, but the screen saver never comes on.
Any suggestions?
George

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09 Nov 2013   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

Go to amd.com to get your video drivers, download and install them, restart the pc and see if the screensaver will run.

Never use video drivers off the cd, always go to the manufacturer`s website. In this case amd.com
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09 Nov 2013   #3

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

I don't have any personal experience with the ATI Catalyst Control Center software, but I've seen several people suggest that it be uninstalled. You could always put it back if need be.
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