Help me with WinME and SS

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  1. Mat_M

    Mat_M Stunt Coordinator

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    Ok this is really weird, and I have NEVER found an answer to it online or from friends, so I'm hoping you guys can help:

    I like to watch my (.avi or .rm or .mov) episodes of South Park before I go to bed. I have WinME, and I set my screen saver to kick on after about 25 minutes. Problem is, it never turns on, even after the episode is done. Does WinME think that Media player or Real player or Quicktime is "active" somehow, and it negates the screen save turning on? Please help me [​IMG]

    Thanks a bazillion,
    Mat
     
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    Have you tried setting the monitor itself to power down after 25 minutes instead of using the screen saver? Maybe this will work.
     
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    Yes, I forgot to include that too. The monitor shutoff won't work either. I'm at a total loss of ideas here. Anyone else?
     
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    "This is by design"...Grrrrrr. Well hey thanks for the info, I guess I'll try to find a work around for it.

    Thanks,
    Mat
     
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