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Umm... Screensaver issues can be related to many things. If you want to investigate this further, right click on the desktop and choose "Properties" from the menu that appears. Go to the Screensaver tab and check your settings. Aslo, make sure you have updated antivirus software and perform a complete system scan. This is a good start.

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