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My screen savers turn off about 4 times in a 24 hr. period I have use savers that I have down loaded and I have use those that come with windows 2000 they all do the same thing can you help me??

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Re: My screen savers turn off about 4 times in a 24 hr....

  1. Open up your start menu, look for control panel.
  2. Click on display.
  3. Click on the screen saver tab.
  4. In the monitor power section, there should be a button labeled Power, click on that to access the settings.
  5. Change the required settings to Never, this will leave everything on whilst the computer is powered up.

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