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I have installed Leopard 10.5.0 and i am experiencing the following problem.

The screensaver wont start after idle time i set..

No matter how much i wait the screen saver doesnt start!:D

In order to start i must first logout from session and login again.

After that the screen saver starts after idle time limit without a problem...

Please help me...

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First thing I did was delete all the screensaver files in/Users/(your username)/Library/Preferences/ByHost. Be extra careful with the files you remove, make sure they are only screensaver files.


Next I went into a Terminal and entered

sudo nano /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Versions/A/Resources/EngineDefaults.plist


There I edited the value under the key "idleTime" to whatever time I want the screensaver to start. Remember to put your time in seconds (ex I wanted it to start after 3 minutes so I put 180). I saved and exited the terminal. Next I used OSX86 Tools to repair permissions and etc and rebooted. From that point on screensaver has been working.


if this helps you then please pm me with a way to use my wep key when i log onto my wireless without security it works and when i use a wep key it says incorrect password when I go to connect and I know for a fact it is the correct pass so please help me


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