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  1.    25 Apr 2017 #1
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 2
    windows 10

    after update can't get out of screen saver.


    After the major 10 update yesterday, the only way I can get out of my screen saver is cntl-alt-del.

    Anyone else have this problem? Solution?
    thanks,
    willie
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  2.    26 Apr 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 3,970
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Hi willie47. Welcome to the TenForums @willie47

    This tutorial is worth a read, certainly reviewing Option One.

    Enable or Disable Secure Sign-in with Ctrl+Alt+Delete in Windows 10

    Ken
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  3.    27 Apr 2017 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2017
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    thanks, but this didn't help......?
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  4.    27 Apr 2017 #4
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Manchester, U.K.
    Posts : 549
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Does the screensaver have any settings pertaining to waking on mouse movement?
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  5.    27 Apr 2017 #5
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    NWOH USA
    Posts : 36
    Windows10 Home v. 1703 bld. 15063.413

    I have always had issues with the screen saver program interruption. Sometimes it will release as soon as the mouse moves. Other times it requires left click, and a very long wait (sometimes nearly 60 seconds or more). We use the program more as a digital picture frame than a screen saver (not really needed on an LED monitor) and the program is linked to the Pictures folder. Our system has nearly 15,000 pictures (16 GB) in it and I've always suspected that the program gets hung up indexing such a large folder.
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  6.    27 Apr 2017 #6
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    Windows 10 Home x64, V1709 (16299.64)

    Mind you my experience here is limited. But in the past screen saver problems were related to some complicated or elaborate saver I would try. Once I got used to a black screen, I rarely had problems. In other words, my money is on your choice of saver here. Try it without anything, just a blank, black screen. What have you got to lose?
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  7.    28 Apr 2017 #7
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 870
    Windows 10 Home

    Quote Originally Posted by willie47 View Post
    thanks, but this didn't help......?
    What are you using for a screen saver, Photos or a 3rd party prog ?
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  8.    01 May 2017 #8
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Texas
    Posts : 211
    Win 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by mrgeek View Post
    What are you using for a screen saver, Photos or a 3rd party prog ?
    When I use photos, the same thing happens to me occasionally. If I use ribbons or the windows default settings, there is no problem.
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  9.    14 May 2017 #9
    Join Date : May 2017
    Posts : 1
    1Wiundows 10

    OK I'm using the built-in screensaver, which 10 makes harder to get to, and it worked just fine until the latest update. What did Microsoft do to screw up their own program, this time?
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  10.    01 Aug 2017 #10
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
    Posts : 32
    W10 Pro CU 64-bit

    I just updated to CU. I use Windows Live Photo Gallery in the screen saver. I now have the same problem as originally reported. The other options work, so there's something about WLPG that needs to be fixed.
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