Re: Vista screen saver
"David Morgan (MAMS)" <firstname.lastname@example.orgC/Odm> wrote in message
> "Zilla" <zilla62XSPAM@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> > Dumb question here..
> > I just bought an HP laptop with Vista Home Premium. For some reason, the
> > screen save will NOT activate when the laptop is powered from AC, and
> > this way. It does activate when on battery, or when when on battery and
> > subsequently plugged onto AC. I have a wireless mouse and k/b via USB
> > when on power.
> > My power (Balanced mode) options are set to "Turn off Display"
> > at 2 mins for battery, and 5 mins for AC, and screen saver is set to 5
> If the display is set to turn off at two minutes on battery, and is
> set for the exact same time as the saver activation is set ( 5
> minutes) when on A/C, the screensaver will never activate
> as the Display is no longer active in either case.
Maybe I don't feel dumb after all. I did the following test to
follow your logic.
I set the display to turn off after 10 mins for both battery and
wall AC, and screen saver to 1 min. This should work correct?
But it didn't, that is, screen saver did NOT come on.