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Windows 7: Windows 7 doesnt have Screensaver on by default?

14 Apr 2009   #1
ollie007

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Windows 7 doesnt have Screensaver on by default?

Windows 7 doesnt have Screensaver on by default?

It has the nice dimming feature but then doesnt set the screensaver on by default!!


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14 Apr 2009   #2
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

I don't think they have added any new screensavers yet, and do you really need one on by default?
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14 Apr 2009   #3
ollie007

vista
 
 

well, yeah i fell asleep and my laptop was on for 24hr ;(

boooo LOL
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14 Apr 2009   #4
baarod

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Screensavers are deprecated in favor of powering down the display.
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14 Apr 2009   #5
ollie007

vista
 
 

well i 7077 didnt power down anything LOL !! It just dimmed the screen !!
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14 Apr 2009   #6
baarod

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Dimmed the screen? Lemme guess, you tweaked your power settings...
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14 Apr 2009   #7
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ollie007 View Post
well i 7077 didnt power down anything LOL !! It just dimmed the screen !!
Then adjust your power plan to meet your needs.
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14 Apr 2009   #8
ollie007

vista
 
 

well i had it on powersaver standard setting, i supposed it should power down the screen, and put it into sleep.

Btw, i had my music player going though, but still, it should have shut off the screen
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14 Apr 2009   #9
myzr7

Windows 7 Ulti. x64
 
 

My grandkids like the bubbles screensaver. They can't understand why I can't make it so they can pop them one at a time with the mouse curser.
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14 Apr 2009   #10
baarod

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by myzr7 View Post
My grandkids like the bubbles screensaver. They can't understand why I can't make it so they can pop them one at a time with the mouse curser.
Dude, I totally agree with them. That would be cool. Except how would the screen saver ever turn off?
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