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Screensaver doesn’t work in Media Center

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Screensaver doesn’t work in Media Center
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Screensaver doesn’t work in Media Center
Screensaver doesn’t work in Media Center if one uses wireless desktop mouse.
 
See the related KB Articles:-
The screen saver does not work when you use a Wireless Optical Desktop mouse on a Windows XP SP2-based computer

 
The screen saver does not work on a Windows XP-based computer

 
The screen saver does not start after you install the Wireless Optical
Desktop device


 
*Note:-
 If you are still experiencing the issue, end the ehtray.exe process. To do this, follow these steps:
Open Task Manager>Processes tab>Locate ehtray.exe>Click  End Process
 
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Article ID: 555920 - Last Review: 05/04/2007 05:26:14 - Revision: 1.0

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