> try a system restore to load a date when the system was working.
I tried that. And it did not change the registery value.
After many hours of googling, and then posting this, and
googling some more I finally found the answer.
I still do not know how the value got changed in the register.
I tried the help and suppost in start, did a search for screensaver, and
tried to click on start screensaver settings. A box popped up stating
"Your system administrator has disabled launching of the Display
Settings Control Panel". I did another search for that and went to
. Found the subject under Vista Tutorials.
I backed up the registery and following the directions. The screensaver
settings are now back in "Personalize".
From the looks of the Google searches I did there are many people with
Thanks for your suggestion.