The screen saver may not activate or will exit intermittently for several
-Power management is enabled and configured to activate before the screen
-If the computer has a tuner card, the television tuner may be active.
-An anti-virus utility is currently running an active scan.
-Third-party wireless keyboards and mice may affect screen saver performance.
-A background application is preventing the screen saver from activating.
-Ensure all available video driver
and software updates have been downloaded
-Ensure all available operating system patches and updates have been
downloaded and installed..
Two things you can try:
1) Change screen saver slide show to Classic.
2) If SP1 was installed check computer manufacturer for any drivers
updates that may clear up SP1 Related issues. Example: Sony Vaio offered
updates to its Mobile Intel 945 Express chipset graphics driver.
3) See if the old photos work in Photo Gallery Slide show or other Windows
....Right click is your best friend...
> Hi Everyone
> I have just noticed that on my screen saver, which I have set to "Photos"
> will not display the photos on screen saver, all other screensaver
> applications work ok "Bubbles - Text - etc etc"
> Allthough while setting screensaver my photos appear in the little display
> monitor next to settings.
> But when I press preview it previews over to blank screen, this also happens
> when screensaver is due to kick in.
> I have 100% checked that all settings are ok, but this is a problem that
> occurred as I have always shown my pictures on screensaver.
> But since I started using Vista Home Premium, the problem happens.
> As I have always shown my pictures on screensaver.
> While using XP without a problem.
> John Mac