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Windows 7: Where to get default screensavers for win 7?

14 Jul 2013   #1
Ev0d3vil

Windows 7 Home Edition 64 bit
 
 
Where to get default screensavers for win 7?

Somehow, my win 7 screensavers like Mystify arent previewing, where do i download them to make them work?


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14 Jul 2013   #2
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Check to see if the screensaver is on your system
C:\Windows\System32\Mystify.scr If you find it then double click the file and that should open the screensaver. Click once to close it!
When you say they aren't previewing, what happens if you set the time open the screensaver to 1 minute then see if it works!
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14 Jul 2013   #3
Ev0d3vil

Windows 7 Home Edition 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mitchell65 View Post
Check to see if the screensaver is on your system
C:\Windows\System32\Mystify.scr If you find it then double click the file and that should open the screensaver. Click once to close it!
When you say they aren't previewing, what happens if you set the time open the screensaver to 1 minute then see if it works!
Apparantly when i tried to preview, it says the screensaver stopped working.. Other screensavers like pictures work though.
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14 Jul 2013   #4
mitchell65

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

did you do this:
C:\Windows\System32\Mystify.scr If you find it then double click the file and that should open the screensaver. Click once to close it!
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14 Jul 2013   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

But what about the other windows 7 screensavers, do they preview and run ok ?

Bubbles, Ribbons etc.
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19 Jul 2013   #6
Ev0d3vil

Windows 7 Home Edition 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
But what about the other windows 7 screensavers, do they preview and run ok ?

Bubbles, Ribbons etc.
No luck with them too apparantly the screensaver(s) that work are my manufacturer's one and the photo screensaver.
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19 Jul 2013   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

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19 Jul 2013   #8
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

Have a look at this thread, post #3 has a link with a bunch in it.

Screensavers: Where to get more?
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