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Windows 7: Window 7 screen saver doesn't work

19 Jun 2010   #1

Window 7
 
 
Window 7 screen saver doesn't work

I have tried everything , I tried bubbles screensaver set time to come on 1 min bubbles starts but after a few minutes the screensaver goes blank or black screen even if I use the windows media center screensaver n turn off the other screensaver off still please help since I want to use my pictures for screensaver. Your help is appreciated

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19 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fordtruck View Post
I have tried everything , I tried bubbles screensaver set time to come on 1 min bubbles starts but after a few minutes the screensaver goes blank or black screen even if I use the windows media center screensaver n turn off the other screensaver off still please help since I want to use my pictures for screensaver. Your help is appreciated
I have my screensaver set for ten minutes and have my monitor set to go blank at 20. That is what yours is doing. If you want to change the time before it goes blank check in your Control Panel under Power Options. You should not leave your screen on all the time, there is no reason. Let it go blank after about 20 minutes.
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20 Jun 2010   #3

Window 7
 
 

Thanks that was the problem, what happens if I want to power off after two hours is that bad for the screen.one other question if I want to use the window media center screensaver do I have to leave the media running in the back or can I close it and still have the screensaver come on
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20 Jun 2010   #4

Windows 7 Pro
 
 

On old CRT Monitors if the same image was left on constantly, it would burn the image into the screen. With monitors today that is not and issue. Having the screen saver running eliminates the same image all the time. Themes can do the same thing.
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20 Jun 2010   #5
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fordtruck View Post
Thanks that was the problem, what happens if I want to power off after two hours is that bad for the screen.one other question if I want to use the window media center screensaver do I have to leave the media running in the back or can I close it and still have the screensaver come on
Hello Fordtruck, welcome to Seven Forums!



Just give it a try to see if it'll do what you want.
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20 Jun 2010   #6

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

My only experience of the media center screensaver is when i have fallen asleep whilst watching a movie and when waking later my images i have stored on the pc are floating around my screen in black and white , Ithink the mc screensaver only works when mc is open but obviously the media is not playing .
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20 Jun 2010   #7

Window 7
 
 

That's what I think needs to happen I have to have the media open. Thanks everyone
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20 Jun 2010   #8
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Glad you found a solution, thanks for the update.
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