Disable ScreenSaver

Hi, I am using Visual Basic 5.0 Pro.  How do I disable someones screensaver...and then re-enable it?
oregAsked:
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ESICommented:
What for ? Repaint or refresh problems in the forms ?
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oregAuthor Commented:
Nope...I wrote a 'HoT Corners' program.  I want to add the feature of disabling the screen saver when the mouse is in a 'hot corner'
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ESICommented:
Maybe by setting it's delay to many many hours ?
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y96andhaCommented:
Declare Function SystemParametersInfo Lib "user32" Alias "SystemParametersInfoA" (ByVal uAction As Long, ByVal uParam As Long, ByVal lpvParam As Any, ByVal fuWinIni As Long) As Long
Public Const SPI_SETSCREENSAVEACTIVE = 17
Public Const SPIF_SENDWININICHANGE = &H2

Disable:

  SystemParametersInfo  SPI_SETSCREENSAVEACTIVE, 0, 0, SPIF_SENDWININICHANGE
                       
Enable:

  SystemParametersInfo  SPI_SETSCREENSAVEACTIVE, 1, 0, SPIF_SENDWININICHANGE
 

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y96andhaCommented:
If you have trouble with the above declaration (directly from API reference) you can try this one instead:

Declare Function SystemParametersInfo Lib "user32" Alias "SystemParametersInfoA" (ByVal uAction As Long, ByVal uParam As Long, ByVal lpvParam As Long, ByVal fuWinIni As Long) As Long
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