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Windows 7: Icon on desktop to activate screensaver?


14 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 
Icon on desktop to activate screensaver?

Is their a command I can use to active the screensaver from my desktop?

I presently have screensaver off because if I'm watching TV it will active in so many minutes unless I move the mouse. So I had to turn off but still like to active the screensaver if I walk away using an icon command from the desktop.
Is that possible?


Thanks

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14 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Pro & Vista Home Premium
 
 

Only way I knw would be to copy the *.scr file to the desktop.
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14 Dec 2009   #3

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Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Right click on desktop, choose New > Shortcut. Browse to C:\Windows\System32 and choose the screensaver file (.scr) you want. Click Next, name it as you like and click Finish.

Kari


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14 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Right click on desktop, choose New > Shortcut. Browse to C:\Windows\System32 and choose the screensaver file (.scr) you want. Click Next, name it as you like and click Finish.

Kari
Kari,
Thank you very much. I knew it would be as easy as you suggested but I never thought that way. LOL

Have a Merry

Iggy in Arizona
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14 Dec 2009   #5

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You are most welcome. A most merry to you, too!
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