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post #1 of 12
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Last night I was folding all night, and for some reason, it froze on the screensaver. This is the third time it's done that, the first two I never took any attention to. I recently just switched over to dual-monitors, I don't think it ever froze w/o the monitors. Should I disable my screensaver? It's just the generic XP one.

Also, yet, I've seen it go into screensaver mode and I easily just moved my mouse and it went away. Thanks for the help
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post #2 of 12
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Bump please. I'd like to fold
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post #3 of 12
Try disabling it. What's the worst that could happen?
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Well I disabled it, I won't be able to check until tonight though. Gaming time!
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post #5 of 12
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Just froze me in the middle of a BF2 game. Was sitting at about 50 degrees (while in game, not to bad.)

What could be the problem? I'm not overclocking my current GPU (To ****ty.)
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post #6 of 12
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Any help >_>?
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post #7 of 12
get rid of your 2nd monitor and see you have any difference, or if the problem still presists. Also, for screen saver set it put your monitor in sleep mode after X minutes of not being used.

Try these and let us know how it works out.
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post #8 of 12
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I tried turning my second monitor off, now I can't use my mouse in BF2. It scrolls around, but it doesn't click on anything :???:
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post #9 of 12
Restarting usually helps stuff like that. I turn off my screensaver and just turn off my monitor (its a CRT). Get ATI tool and check the GPU temps.
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post #10 of 12
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Wow. It won't even run CS for more then 20 minutes now. The temperature is no problem, it stays 5-10 degrees below 50 while playing a game. I've seen it at 65 without crashing. Now it just freezes and I have to restart. What the hell is going on?
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