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How to Create a "Screen Saver Settings" Shortcut in Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8
This tutorial will show you how to create or download a Screen Saver Settings shortcut for Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.
EXAMPLE: Screen Saver Settings
To Download a "Screen Saver Settings" Shortcut
1. Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below.
2.Save the .zip file to your desktop.
3. Open the .zip file and extract the Screen Saver Settings shortcut to the desktop.
4. Right click on the Screen Saver Settings shortcut, and click/tap on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button. (See screenshot below) NOTE:If you do not have a Unblock button under the General tab, then the shortcut is already unblocked and you can continue on to step 5.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I've been searching online for HOURS to find a way to add a taskbar shortcut for my screensaver settings, as I'm constantly adjusting the "kick-in" time between 1 minute when I'm away and 15 minutes when I'm present. This worked beautifully and now I can get to this screen in one click vs. four (show desktop+right click+personalise+screensaver)!
For any Vista users out there- I'm using Vista Home Premium 32 bit and these instructions worked flawlessly. I guess even though Vista has gotten trashed, Windows 7 is basically an upgraded Vista, as all the command prompts were identical.
System Manufacturer/Model Number Samsung Chronos 7 OS windows 7 Pro 64Bit CPU 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-2675QM Memory 8GB Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 3000/Radeon HD 6490M Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio Monitor(s) Displays Built in LCD and external Dell 22 inch LCD Screen Resolution 1600x900
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