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How do you get Windows 10 free update from Windows 8 to operate the screen saver?

How to customize Screensaver in Windows 10
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There were times when computer monitors used to suffer from image burn-in issues caused by showing the same image for a long period of time and people used to install a screen saver to avoid the issue. The computer screens today no longer face the burn-in issues, but people still use the screen saver on their computer systems for fun's sake. Windows 10 comes with a six built-in screensavers. Let us see how you can customize screensavers in Windows 10.
Read: Are Screensavers necessary and still needed.
Screensaver Settings in Windows 10 You can get to your screen saver settings directly by typing 'Screen Saver' in the taskbar search box in the lower left corner of your system. Click on 'Change Screen Saver' and it will take you the Screen Saver settings right away where you can adjust the settings according to your own preferences.
Alternatively, right-click on your Windows 10 desktop, and select Personalize to open Personalization settings. Next click on Lock screen in the left pane.

Scroll down the Lock Screen settings and click on Screen Saver Settings. The following window will open. Here you can adjust the settings according to your preferences.

By default, Windows 10 offers the following six screensavers - 3D Text, Blank, Bubbles, Mystify, Photos and Ribbons - nothing new here. Select the screensaver from the drop-down menu and change its defaults Settings, if any are available.
For instance, the 3D Text screensaver lets you customize the text as well as a few other options.

The Photos screensaver lets you display your favorite photos as a screen saver.

Once you are done, click on save and exit.

Create Screen Saver Settings Shortcut

If you access the screensaver settings frequently, you can create its desktop shortcut as follows: However, it is easy to change the settings but if you change your screen saver often, it would be better to create a Screen Saver Settings shortcut on your desktop.
To create the shortcut, you have to right-click on your desktop and click on New > Shortcut.
Type control desk.cpl,,@screensaver in the location space in the wizard.
Click Next and give a name to your shortcut. Click Next and you are done. Give it a suitable icon of your choice.
Use this shortcut to change or adjust your screen saver settings whenever you want, quickly.
You can also create a shortcut to launch or change Screensaver state for a specific screensaver.

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it might be the resolution or the frequency
check your monitor compatible frequency and resolution,try 60 Hz and 1024x768 resolution
just comment this solution if it doesn't work and give me more details

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I think you are using the Windows7 Starter edition. This version does not allows you to customize settings.

Please clarify if you have any doubt.

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How to change screen saver on hp mini

Hi Iosherrera,

I see that you are tying to change your screen saver on you HP mini 210-2160NR.

* Your HP mini 210-2160NR has Windows7 Starter Edition installed,
* click on start you will see a search bar type in screensaver,
* then choose Change screen saver,
* the Screen Saver Settings windows will appear on your screen, select the screen saver you desire then click on Apply then OK, this is where you can change your screen saver settings instead of going to personalize.

Windows7 starter edition does not have functions like the other window7 version but the above instructions are a work around to personalize your Windows7 starter.

I hope that this will answer your query regarding how to change your Screen Saver on your HP mini 210-2160NR, have a nice day.

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I am not sure that the screen saver is making problems.
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Start your PC in 'SAFE MODE' . Are there your desktop icons?
Disable or uninstall the screen saver and and restart in 'Normal mode'.


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Its probably your graphics card or driver. Try changing your screensaver to one without animations, if that fixes it you need to look into your graphics processing.

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To change these settings to a longer delay, go to your desktop and right click. Select "Properties". Choose the "screen saver" tab, and change the "wait:" field to a higher number. Or, just turn the screen saver off by selecting "(none)" under the screen saver dropbox. You may also click "Power" and change the time for "turn off monitor" to "never", or a longer amount of time.

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Security Policy is hinding screen saver tab.
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type: gpedit.msc
click OK
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Look at Hide Screen Saver tab
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ok the disk check can be turned off in the bios setup
when you turn it it it says something to the effect like
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what ever key it ask you to press press it..

in the setup change the first bioot device to HD0 or hard drive
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as per the screen saver,,
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If that fails try a system restore to a date that this problem was not occuring..


eighter memory or processor..

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