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Screen Saver Does Not Work - Display Never Shuts Off


The screen saver never works and the display never shuts off. How do i fix this? I have no idea how to make the screen saver work or get the display to automatically shut off. The preview for the screen saver doesn't even work. Everything i've read said this is typically because of a wireless mouse, but i do not have a wireless mouse or anything else attached to my laptop.

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Posted On: 2010-04-24 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-02-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-03-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Source
Windows

Summary
Shut down unexpectedly

Problem signature
Problem event name: bluescreen
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 768. 3
Locale id: 1033

Extra information about the problem
Bccode: 124
Bcp1: 00000000
Bcp2: 856a426c
Bcp3: 00000000
Bcp4: 00000000
Os version: 6_1_7600
Service pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1
Bucket id: 0x124_authentic amd_processor_bus_prv
Server information: ab45d4bd-9c89-4450-ada2-f75442e27f40


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I connect my laptop on our external display when i suddenly received a blue screen. It was so fast that i cannot see the error code but i have some info.
 
Problem signature:
 
Problem event name:                       
Bluescreen
 
Os version:                                         
6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 256. 1
 
Locale id:                                            
1033
 
Additional information about the problem:
 
Bccode:                                              
116
 
Bcp1:                                                   
B2b93510
 
Bcp2:                                                   
8d2129b0
 
Bcp3:                                                   
00000000
 
Bcp4:                                                   
0000000d
 
Os version:                                         
6_1_7600
 
Service pack:                                      
0_0
 
Product:                                              
256_1
 
Files that help describe the problem:
 
C:windowsminidump


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If i try to do anything while it is on the screen, the screen immediately goes black and stays that way until the pop up decides to call it quits. I know it has something to do with nvidia graphics, but if i click on the tray icon nothing happens. Occasionally, after childishly trying to click the pop up away roughly 50 times it starts to fade white, behaving like a non-responsive program (which it obviously is). Every so often the pop up appears multiple times in one session, even if i'm doing one thing for the duration of my time on the computer.

If i'm gaming, i am hard-pressed to minimize the program if the occasion calls for it because bringing it back up each time dims the screen more and more. Is there anything i can do or press to make this pop up go away? It's just really, really annoying!


Posted On: 2010-03-16 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Monitor Shuts Off

My computer monitor keeps shutting off on me. I have a dell inspiron b130 (i know it is kinda old) but i don't think its a hardware issue. It has started happening since i installed windows 7. At first i thought it was because my original product key didn't work, but i did the automated phone activation, and validated on the website, but it still shuts off. If i don't use my computer for awhile, it may stay on for a good 20 mins or so, but once it shuts off once, the time it stays on gets less and less. But, i just close the lid and open it back up and it works again. Any ideas as to what is going on?!?

Posted On: 2010-03-28 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Computer Shuts Down When Try To Backup

Problem description : when i try to backup to my seagate 3. 5 inch push button backup 250 gb 2. 0 external hard drive, model # st3250 601u2rk, my computer shuts down and i get this message:

Problem signature:
Problem event name: bluescreen
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 768. 3
Locale id: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
Bccode: 116
Bcp1: fffffa8008df4010
Bcp2: fffff88004892490
Bcp3: 0000000000000000
Bcp4: 0000000000000002
Os version: 6_1_7600
Service pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:windowsminidump120609-32089-01.dmp
C:usersjimappdatalocaltempwer-86159-0.sysdata.xml

The system reboots automatically and tells me windows shut down unexpectedly. I just upgraded to windows 7 yesterday. I was always able to backup with windows vista home premium 64-bit. I have tried to format the hard drive but the computer does the same thing, that is shuts down, and i get the same message. When i ran windows advisor it told me this drive was compatible with windows 7. What is my solution?


Posted On: 2009-12-07 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Computer Randomly Shuts Down

I checked the "similar questions" options and didn't none of the solutions seemed to apply to me, so here goes!:So i've had this computer for a while now (i would say about two years). It's a home-built made by a computer-savvy friend of mine and it's been fantastic. It still has high marks in everything but my hard drive. I'm some-what of a gamer, and it's been running games incredibly well. So i decided to move to taiwan to teach english. I really didn't want to miss out on pc gaming for a year(+), so i brought this sucker with me.

I get to my apartment - no 3-prong outlets!  Get a cheap 2-to-3 prong adapter, buy a fancy new screen, and voila, computer seems to be working!  It made the flight with me! (Yes, i had to check it, i had the airline people put tons of "fragile" stickers on it, but that was probably mistake number one, even though i had the original box, and even though i still tried to keep it from getting damaged by putting in other clothes to hopefully brace the shocks. Nyway, so i'm listening to some itunes, for about an hour and then suddenly. Shut down. Oh well, i'll just turn it on.

Itunes. Shut down. I plug in my first-video-gen ipod to update new songs and what not? Shut down. I also brought my laptop here with me so after several more instances of random shut down, i focus on my laptop, and say goodbye until i can bring it to a repair shop or something in the states or have someone with computer knowledge take a look at it. My laptop dies (it was old and had some liquid damage that i guess finally killed it). So now i have to use my desktop. Hey, it's been working ok, even updating my ipod with no problems!

Oh wait, unless i'm playing music at the same time as updating it. So i just don't do that anymore! My computer-savvy friend recommends that i get a diagnostic program to see why i'm having problems. I get this thing called sisoftware sandra lite 2010 from cnet after reading their enthusiastic review. I start up the program and it starts checking. Something. I can't remember, had to do with running calculations and the computer shuts off.

Almost immediately after the test starts. I download and install starcraft 2. Successfully!  "Wow it stayed on long enough to complete it without shutting down! Maybe it's better!"Try to play starcraft 2 - shuts down. Damn! What is wrong with my computer! I see that the little icon at the bottom right has a red x circle on it. I click on it for the first time. "Troubleshoot a problem with your computer. "Oh, might that fix the problem?"Your computer might be encountering a memory problem. " Hmm, hopefully because that's easy to fix, right? Just buy new memory!So i let the windows memory diagnostic test do it's thing.

It restarts the computer and "oo, that's a new thing" the test starts. 1%. 2%. Shut down!So. Is it my memory? If it was my memory wouldn't the test finish?Is it my cpu?  There is a big fan covering the cpu and it moved slightly after the flight.could that have affected the processor?Is it the fact that it's not technically grounded even though it's plugged into a seemingly ok power strip?Is it something else? The motherboard? The fact that it's 110v here and not the us standard 120v?I've also noticed that i can browse the internet ok, but if i try to full-screen a video, it shuts down! 

But if i don't full screen the video, there are no problems. It's also really hot and humid here, and i don't have air conditioning yet. Is it overheating? This case is a coolermaster cosmos, it's supposed to be pretty good at keeping everything cool what is going on!?


Posted On: 2010-08-14 . View Related Posts . . View 7 Replies .

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Not sure if this is under the right topic, sorry. Well, the monitor will just shut off after booting up the pc. When i bootup in safe mode, the problem still occurs, although it took a longer time for it to turn off. Everything is still running though. This just started happening today. Right now, it seems to be okay, though it took a while before i was able to start it up normally. Several times before, when i tried to boot up, it refused to turn on. The graphics card fan would be on at its highest speed but won't become quiet again, as its supposed to. I had to turn off the main power at the back and wait awhile before i could start it up.

Could it be graphics related? Right now, using speedfan it says my gpu is at 57 c, which is hotter than normal. Also my cpu is at 40c, when its usually at 30 - 35. Usually my com is extremely cool, though i don't use liquid cooling and the room isn't air conditioned. So i don't understand why its suddenly like this.

Or is it a virus? Problem started when my sis tried to change her wallpaper. She said she just clicked on the photo and then the monitor shut off. Virus? Or coincidence? Need your help on this asap :) im using intel core i7 920, overclocked to 3. 2ghz. Asus rampage ii extreme mobo. Expertvision 8800gt sonic.coolermaster storm scout chassis. Windows 7 ultimate.


Posted On: 2010-02-07 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

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Posted On: 2010-06-01 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

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I've tried changing all of the settings i can think of in the windows 7 power options, as well as in the asus bios menu. A friend of mine said it might have to do with acpi settings, but it doesn't seem to change anything when i enable or disable them in the bios.could it possibly be a physical hardware problem? Does anyone have any ideas?


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