Screen saver not working

  heavymetalkid 10:54 04 Dec 2005
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My screen saver has stopped coming in for no apparent reason. It used to show the Windows moving logo after 30 minutes, shortly after that the screen would shut down in hibernation mode. Anyone know how to recover these and also change the timings on them both?

  rawprawn 11:08 04 Dec 2005

Right Click anywhere on your Desktop, then click Properties then the Screensaver Tab and set it to what you want.

  heavymetalkid 12:46 04 Dec 2005

Thanks Rawprawn, on the same subject does anyone have any opinions about whether or not screensavers are necessary? I've got a flat panel monitor.

  pj123 13:01 04 Dec 2005

Screensavers were used when we only had mono (green) monitors to stop "burn-in".

Colour monitors do not suffer from "burn-in" so a screensaver is not necessary.

My computer is on for hours every day sitting on the Google home page when not being used. I have no screensaver and no burn in problems.

  rawprawn 13:06 04 Dec 2005

I agree with pj123, but if you like a change of scenery ??? no harm done.

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