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Enabling Screen saver selection in Windows XP.

Hi Guys,

I have a computer with Windows XP Professional Edition (with Service Pack 1).
When I goto the Desktop Properties\Screen Saver Tab, I see that there is a default one selected and grayed out. I am not able to select any other screen saver.

I guess, some values in the registry requires to be modified. But am clueless.

Can anybody please let me know how to enable the screen saver selection.
Monday, April 25, 2005
You can't even change it to NONE?

Is this at work, where the system may be "locked down", or is it home?

Do you have an administrator account to log in as?

Monday, April 25, 2005
check the following

User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER] Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Control Panel\

Value Name: ScreenSaveActive, SCRNSAVE.EXE

Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)

Value Data: (0 = disable screen savers, 1 = default)

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Monday, April 25, 2005

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