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I set my vista screen daver to show up after every 10 mins.  It does not happen
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are you sure you are keeping the system completely idle for 10 min before expecting the scrrensaver to pop up? just a check!
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Do you have a Microsoft Keyboard / Mouse combo or a usb laser mouse?  If so which one?
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try selecting another theme
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are you sure you are keeping the system completely idle for 10 min before expecting the scrrensaver to pop up? just a check--yes

Do you have a Microsoft Keyboard / Mouse combo or a usb laser mouse?  If so which one?--no

read somewhere some anitvirus programs may be running behind screens
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did you select another thema, and time to test ?
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yes  I changed the time to 1 minu
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I have gone through all the themes
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thanks for the input but I am not using the laser 6000 mouse...any idea what else must be causing this?
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try running sfc from the run box :  
http://vistasupport.mvps.org/system_file_checker.htm
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will try suggestions.  nothing is working for me so far
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