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Windows 7: Installing Screensavers

05 Apr 2013   #1
GrannyRosey

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Installing Screensavers

I chose all my screensavers and they are in the screensaver box. When I go to control panel and click on personalization I can't get the screensavers to the desktop background. I tried to copy the screensavers to my pictures or someplace else which is how I did it before but I can't do that either. Can someone help me? I have spent all day on this.


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05 Apr 2013   #2
indianacarnie

 

You could search for .SCR files and note where they are. Are they not in your C:\Windows\System32?

Go to Computer > Right click C choose "open" > Windows > System32 > en-us. Then move your screensaver to there. You may have to change the file type from .scr to .scr.mui

Welcome to the forums by the way!

Or..... if you haven't yet, just download them to your desktop, then right click , choose install and then Windows will do it for you.

Hope this helps.
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05 Apr 2013   #3
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello and welcome Rosey
Mate just go to an empty desktop screen right click anywhere on it and choose Personalize you should get a screen come up like in my pic.


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05 Apr 2013   #4
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

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Hello and welcome Rosey
Mate just go to an empty desktop screen right click anywhere on it and choose Personalize you should get a screen come up like in my pic.
Sorry I thought she was trying for the screensavers.

Excuse me GrannyRosie, I must have misread your post.
Oops Indy no you were right mate my mistake
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05 Apr 2013   #5
indianacarnie

 

Seems I did too.....

But we'll get those pesky screensavers yet!
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05 Apr 2013   #6
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
Seems I did too.....

But we'll get those pesky screensavers yet!
LOL!! well we have two bullets you aim for the screen savers and I shoot for the desktop LOL!!
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05 Apr 2013   #7
indianacarnie

 

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