1.    09 Oct 2015 #1
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    Screen saver tries to start during videos


    When watching a full-screen video, my screen saver slide show tries to start. It blacks out the screen and the pictures start showing after a few seconds. That didn't happen with my XP and Windows 7 installations. Any ideas as to what's happening?

    Thanks,

    jbacinti
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  2.    09 Oct 2015 #2
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.674)

    Usually the media player program disables screensaver when watching a video. Have a look at the settings for something relevant. I usually disable screensaver to avoid such issues.
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  3.    11 Oct 2015 #3
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    Windows media plaer


    Quote Originally Posted by spapakons View Post
    Usually the media player program disables screensaver when watching a video. Have a look at the settings for something relevant. I usually disable screensaver to avoid such issues.
    My Windows Media Player doesn't have the "allow screen saver during playback" box checked. Any other ideas?
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  4.    11 Oct 2015 #4
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.674)

    Until you find what's wrong, you can manually disable screensaver during video watching, then enable it again. I have it always disabled to avoid such issues.
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  5.    11 Oct 2015 #5
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    I'll try that and meanwhile I hope someone else has an idea too.

    Thanks.
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