Screensaver bugs in Lion?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by AustinZ, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. AustinZ macrumors member


    Aug 6, 2008
    Just wanted to see if anyone else was experiencing the same problems with screensavers in Lion. (I'm running a 2011 Mac Mini.)

    - Setting 'start screen saver' to 'never' doesn't seem to do what I expect it to do. Namely, the screensaver still kicks in (I don't know how long, because it was running when I came home from work). I went to the control panel and it was still set to 'never'.

    - The computer stops working when I move the mouse to exit the screensaver. Namely, the cursor turns into the spinning beachball and the computer won't actually do anything. (For some reason I can get out of this by putting the computer to sleep and waking it up again, at which point OS X goes back to the login screen.)

    Are these known bugs with Lion, or is it possible I've misconfigured something? (I did a search and didn't see anything directly applicable.)

    Thanks in advance!

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