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The screensaver on my acer laptop running windows 7 does not start up when the computer is idle. I've tried setting and resetting it. One time it came of briefly a few minutes after startup when I didn't touch anything and the computer was idle, but as soon as I touched the mouse it went away and never came back on. I've never seen it since. What can I do?

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Hi janstorz

Right click on your desktop screen>personlize> theres a screen saver tab at the corner right click it choose a screen saver change wait>Apply>ok
note: windows 7 basic os doesnt come with this option

Hope it helps
Thx
Banaple

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