1.    06 Dec 2015 #1
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    Screensaver doesn't work with pictures


    I know some people have had issues with the screensaver not working. In my case all the screensavers work, except the one I want -pictures. I have always used pictures as a screensaver with other windows os with no problem.

    What happens is I can see the pictures scrolling in the mini monitor it shows you, but when I hit preview or when it goes into action, the screen goes black. I have tried using different folders in different drives and using different pictures, but still nothing but black.

    Any suggestions?
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  2.    06 Dec 2015 #2
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    I know this may be a stupid question but have you ticked the folder the pictures are in .
    Or clicked the pictures you want to use and pressed apply or save
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  3.    06 Dec 2015 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by TeeZee View Post
    I know some people have had issues with the screensaver not working. In my case all the screensavers work, except the one I want -pictures. I have always used pictures as a screensaver with other windows os with no problem.

    What happens is I can see the pictures scrolling in the mini monitor it shows you, but when I hit preview or when it goes into action, the screen goes black. I have tried using different folders in different drives and using different pictures, but still nothing but black.

    Any suggestions?
    Any chance wrong resolution ?
    System offers "recommended" settings. Do you use that ?

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  4.    06 Dec 2015 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by hTconeM9user View Post
    I know this may be a stupid question but have you ticked the folder the pictures are in .
    Or clicked the pictures you want to use and pressed apply or save
    Yes, done this, thanks.
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  5.    06 Dec 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    Any chance wrong resolution ?
    System offers "recommended" settings. Do you use that ?

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    Hey that worked! I set it to the recommended settings, which was way too small for my monitor, then set it back to a larger size and the screensaver still works. Thank you!!
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  6.    06 Dec 2015 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by TeeZee View Post
    Hey that worked! I set it to the recommended settings, which was way too small for my monitor, then set it back to a larger size and the screensaver still works. Thank you!!
    You are welcome.
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