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Windows 7: Windows Screen Saver wont work and i cant find the cause

10 Jan 2015   #1

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium
Windows Screen Saver wont work and i cant find the cause

hi all.

i have just freshly formateed and re-installed Windows 7 on my pc inorder to find whymy sleep and screen saver/timeouts are not working.

i havve tried to trouble shoot it, and come up with nothing. it is currently a bare bones system, with windows, MoBo Drivers and latest windows updates. that it. and it still wont work.

command prompt gives this
C:\Windows\system32>powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
HID-compliant mouse
Intel(R) 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
HID Keyboard Device
and this

C:\Windows\system32>powercfg -requests


it is currently installing some updates, but that shouldnt effect the screen saver comming on.

any other sugestions on what i can try to find out what is stopping it from working?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2015   #2

Windows 7 x64 Home Premium

i have also just tried a different KB and Mouse. still wont enter screen saver. but if i click preview, it works there, so there is nothing on that side stopping it. task manager shows system idle process at 99% and im not to sure what to look for in process monitor to see what could be causing it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Windows Screen Saver wont work and i cant find the cause

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