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Unread 28-11-2007, 11:58 AM   #1
GMANIAC1246
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screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
correct this problem???
 
Unread 28-11-2007, 01:58 PM   #2
Annie R J Brion
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Re: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

GMANIAC1246 wrote:
> I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> correct this problem???


Windows defender might be intercepting the registry change. I have to
let WD permit the registry change on my Vista Ultimate PCs when altering
the screensaver.

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Unread 28-11-2007, 02:59 PM   #3
K111
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RE: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

I have the same problem with a HP dv8300CTO and it started after the last
Windows Updates. This is the first problem I have had with Vista Ultimate
since I upgraded in Feb. I am running One Care so doubt it is Windows
Defender causing the Problem. I can change the screensaver to "None" Apply
and exit. Reboot and it still shows "None" after restart and at some random
time later it changes to the Windows Default screensaver while using the
computer. It may do it after being idle for the default 10 minutes, but I
have not checked. I am also getting a One Care error for WSS in the log every
time I restart the computer. You are not alone.


"GMANIAC1246" wrote:

> I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> correct this problem???

 
Unread 28-11-2007, 09:01 PM   #4
K111
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RE: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

Problem gone now.

I logged in on my computer with the actual "Administrator" account and One
Care stated it needed to be configured. I had done this before with my normal
account (administrator from when i first installed Vista Ultimate) right
after the upates for WLM (last Updates from Windows Update).

I checked to see if screensaver was still "None". It had been changed to
Windows Logo and 10 minutes. Last time I accessed this account
(Administrator) it was set to "None". Changed it to "None" and exited, then
logged off. Shut down computer and awhile later started it up and logged in
with my normal account (administrator, created at install) and now all
appears to work correctly for my system. Apparently something happened with
the WLM update install and caused this problem on my computer.

I do not know if this will help you or not.

"GMANIAC1246" wrote:

> I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> correct this problem???

 
Unread 29-11-2007, 11:59 AM   #5
GMANIAC1246
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RE: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

Actually, NO. Glad to hear you got your problem fixed.
I haveOneCare myself and I am running Home Basic. I have had this for about
two weeks and my last updates where about that time. Not sure if it was
before or after.
I do have WinDef but it is shut off due to OneCare. Any others have an idea
as to why this does this to me??

"K111" wrote:

> Problem gone now.
>
> I logged in on my computer with the actual "Administrator" account and One
> Care stated it needed to be configured. I had done this before with my normal
> account (administrator from when i first installed Vista Ultimate) right
> after the upates for WLM (last Updates from Windows Update).
>
> I checked to see if screensaver was still "None". It had been changed to
> Windows Logo and 10 minutes. Last time I accessed this account
> (Administrator) it was set to "None". Changed it to "None" and exited, then
> logged off. Shut down computer and awhile later started it up and logged in
> with my normal account (administrator, created at install) and now all
> appears to work correctly for my system. Apparently something happened with
> the WLM update install and caused this problem on my computer.
>
> I do not know if this will help you or not.
>
> "GMANIAC1246" wrote:
>
> > I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> > to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> > Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> > apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> > and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> > correct this problem???

 
Unread 29-11-2007, 05:53 PM   #6
K111
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RE: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

Problem is back.

Everything worked fine the rest of the day with no repeat of symptoms.

Computer was put to sleep overnight and I started it back up. It updated
Media guide etc. and I checked the screensaver was still set to "None".

I ran Windows Update and it showed 3 updates for Live (Family Safety, Mail,
Toolbar 3.01). I had previously installed them with no errors on 11/9 and
twice more after that as they show up as "Optional" and "All Programs" did
not have "Family Safety or Mail" listed.

Same results today and no errors. After install finished I checked the
screensaver and "Windows Logo" with 10 minutes was back and active.

The screensaver "Windows Logo" was set for both profiles again.

I went to Live's web page and did a complete reinstall of all components. I
had left off Mail and Family Safety when I originally upgraded to WLM 8.5. On
the reinstall all components were checked and shown as installed except Mail
and Family Safety were not. It installed Mail and Family Safety OK. After it
was done I re-ran Windows Update and everything is fine again (so far at
least). All components now show up in "All Programs" also.

I'll probably have to wait until tomorrow before I Know for sure!

"GMANIAC1246" wrote:

> Actually, NO. Glad to hear you got your problem fixed.
> I haveOneCare myself and I am running Home Basic. I have had this for about
> two weeks and my last updates where about that time. Not sure if it was
> before or after.
> I do have WinDef but it is shut off due to OneCare. Any others have an idea
> as to why this does this to me??
>
> "K111" wrote:
>
> > Problem gone now.
> >
> > I logged in on my computer with the actual "Administrator" account and One
> > Care stated it needed to be configured. I had done this before with my normal
> > account (administrator from when i first installed Vista Ultimate) right
> > after the upates for WLM (last Updates from Windows Update).
> >
> > I checked to see if screensaver was still "None". It had been changed to
> > Windows Logo and 10 minutes. Last time I accessed this account
> > (Administrator) it was set to "None". Changed it to "None" and exited, then
> > logged off. Shut down computer and awhile later started it up and logged in
> > with my normal account (administrator, created at install) and now all
> > appears to work correctly for my system. Apparently something happened with
> > the WLM update install and caused this problem on my computer.
> >
> > I do not know if this will help you or not.
> >
> > "GMANIAC1246" wrote:
> >
> > > I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> > > to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> > > Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> > > apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> > > and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> > > correct this problem???

 
Unread 29-11-2007, 05:53 PM   #7
K111
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RE: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

Problem is back.

Everything worked fine the rest of the day with no repeat of symptoms.

Computer was put to sleep overnight and I started it back up. It updated
Media guide etc. and I checked the screensaver was still set to "None".

I ran Windows Update and it showed 3 updates for Live (Family Safety, Mail,
Toolbar 3.01). I had previously installed them with no errors on 11/9 and
twice more after that as they show up as "Optional" and "All Programs" did
not have "Family Safety or Mail" listed.

Same results today and no errors. After install finished I checked the
screensaver and "Windows Logo" with 10 minutes was back and active.

The screensaver "Windows Logo" was set for both profiles again.

I went to Live's web page and did a complete reinstall of all components. I
had left off Mail and Family Safety when I originally upgraded to WLM 8.5. On
the reinstall all components were checked and shown as installed except Mail
and Family Safety were not. It installed Mail and Family Safety OK. After it
was done I re-ran Windows Update and everything is fine again (so far at
least). All components now show up in "All Programs" also.

I'll probably have to wait until tomorrow before I Know for sure!

"GMANIAC1246" wrote:

> Actually, NO. Glad to hear you got your problem fixed.
> I haveOneCare myself and I am running Home Basic. I have had this for about
> two weeks and my last updates where about that time. Not sure if it was
> before or after.
> I do have WinDef but it is shut off due to OneCare. Any others have an idea
> as to why this does this to me??
>
> "K111" wrote:
>
> > Problem gone now.
> >
> > I logged in on my computer with the actual "Administrator" account and One
> > Care stated it needed to be configured. I had done this before with my normal
> > account (administrator from when i first installed Vista Ultimate) right
> > after the upates for WLM (last Updates from Windows Update).
> >
> > I checked to see if screensaver was still "None". It had been changed to
> > Windows Logo and 10 minutes. Last time I accessed this account
> > (Administrator) it was set to "None". Changed it to "None" and exited, then
> > logged off. Shut down computer and awhile later started it up and logged in
> > with my normal account (administrator, created at install) and now all
> > appears to work correctly for my system. Apparently something happened with
> > the WLM update install and caused this problem on my computer.
> >
> > I do not know if this will help you or not.
> >
> > "GMANIAC1246" wrote:
> >
> > > I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> > > to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> > > Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> > > apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> > > and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> > > correct this problem???

 
Unread 29-11-2007, 05:53 PM   #8
K111
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
RE: screensaver defaults to Windows Logo

Problem is back.

Everything worked fine the rest of the day with no repeat of symptoms.

Computer was put to sleep overnight and I started it back up. It updated
Media guide etc. and I checked the screensaver was still set to "None".

I ran Windows Update and it showed 3 updates for Live (Family Safety, Mail,
Toolbar 3.01). I had previously installed them with no errors on 11/9 and
twice more after that as they show up as "Optional" and "All Programs" did
not have "Family Safety or Mail" listed.

Same results today and no errors. After install finished I checked the
screensaver and "Windows Logo" with 10 minutes was back and active.

The screensaver "Windows Logo" was set for both profiles again.

I went to Live's web page and did a complete reinstall of all components. I
had left off Mail and Family Safety when I originally upgraded to WLM 8.5. On
the reinstall all components were checked and shown as installed except Mail
and Family Safety were not. It installed Mail and Family Safety OK. After it
was done I re-ran Windows Update and everything is fine again (so far at
least). All components now show up in "All Programs" also.

I'll probably have to wait until tomorrow before I Know for sure!

"GMANIAC1246" wrote:

> Actually, NO. Glad to hear you got your problem fixed.
> I haveOneCare myself and I am running Home Basic. I have had this for about
> two weeks and my last updates where about that time. Not sure if it was
> before or after.
> I do have WinDef but it is shut off due to OneCare. Any others have an idea
> as to why this does this to me??
>
> "K111" wrote:
>
> > Problem gone now.
> >
> > I logged in on my computer with the actual "Administrator" account and One
> > Care stated it needed to be configured. I had done this before with my normal
> > account (administrator from when i first installed Vista Ultimate) right
> > after the upates for WLM (last Updates from Windows Update).
> >
> > I checked to see if screensaver was still "None". It had been changed to
> > Windows Logo and 10 minutes. Last time I accessed this account
> > (Administrator) it was set to "None". Changed it to "None" and exited, then
> > logged off. Shut down computer and awhile later started it up and logged in
> > with my normal account (administrator, created at install) and now all
> > appears to work correctly for my system. Apparently something happened with
> > the WLM update install and caused this problem on my computer.
> >
> > I do not know if this will help you or not.
> >
> > "GMANIAC1246" wrote:
> >
> > > I try turning off my screensaver and it keeps turning itself back on, going
> > > to Windows Logo. I am on a Gateway Emachine W3519 running Vista Home Basic.
> > > Everything I do puts it back to this "default" and it is annoying. I click
> > > apply after changing it to none, or anything else I have for the sceensaver,
> > > and it keeps changing on me. Does anyone know what is happening and how to
> > > correct this problem???

 
 

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