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Windows 7: Screen Saver - Turn On or Off

06 Jan 2010   #10
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I'm not sure if you can do this on demand with a screen saver, but you could use a Lock computer shortcut or Windows Key + L to instantly lock the computer to the log on screen.


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23 Jan 2010   #11
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Why does my screen saver keep reverting to OFF On it's own. Really starting to bug me now.
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23 Jan 2010   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Chris,

Try saving your theme to see if that may help.
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25 Jan 2010   #13
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

My theme is already saved
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25 Jan 2010   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Chris,

Is it a 3rd party screen saver that you are using?

If not, then you might see if doing a sfc /scannow may help, and if not, then a repair install.
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25 Jan 2010   #15
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Chris,

Is it a 3rd party screen saver that you are using?

If not, then you might see if doing a sfc /scannow may help, and if not, then a repair install.
No, it's just "Ribbons". Doing the scan now.......
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25 Jan 2010   #16
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

scan complete, I got some message about a repair needing a reboot, just curious though, on a side note, is it possible that "sfc /scannow" could've reverted my custom icon set (MrGrim's) I had installed? It would appear now that any new folder's I create are the original Win7 icons now.
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25 Jan 2010   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yes, a sfc /scannow command will restore the system files back to their original unmodified state, and replace any corrupted ones if able. Sometimes a restart is needed afterwards to finish fixing corrupted or modified system files that are in use. That's all.
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26 Jan 2010   #18
A320

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Ok now what, I've reinstalled the icon set by Mr. GriM, reboot, and nothing, icons are still messed up.
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26 Jan 2010   #19
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Looks like a repair install will be needed then.
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