It is indeed a stupid bug in the Video screen saver powertoy.
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Use System Restore to restore prior oto WMP10 installation or use some other
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"David Kelly" wrote in message
> I've been running the Windows XP Video Screensaver to
> play an MPEG movie as my screensaver. I just installed
> Windows Media Player 10, and now the Video screensaver
> won't run - it displays a message asking for WMP9 to be
> installed. (I tried rolling back to WMP9, but this still
> didn't work.)
> Does anyone know if/how the XP Video Screensaver can be
> made to work with Media Player 10 ?
> Thanks for all advice...