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Computer my pc is showing a weird msg as a screen saver. I tried to change the screen saver, but when i go to display where i usually change the settings for screen saver, the tab is not there anymore, I can't ever set the monitor energy saver the whole tab is gone. what happend??

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  • 1dhsmom Jun 26, 2008

    thanks for your responce,

    I tried it, but it tells me windows can not find gpedit.msc

    so i can't get to this?

  • 1dhsmom Jun 26, 2008

    No, is windows xp. home edition

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Security Policy is hinding screen saver tab.
Go to Start Menu
Click on "Run"
type: gpedit.msc
click OK
User configuration
- Administrative Templates
- Control Panel
- Display
Look at Hide Screen Saver tab
make sure it is set to disable.

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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  • Abdul Qayyum
    Abdul Qayyum Jun 26, 2008

    Please rate my solution.

  • Abdul Qayyum
    Abdul Qayyum Jun 26, 2008

    Are you using Windos Vista?

  • Abdul Qayyum
    Abdul Qayyum Jun 26, 2008

    (gpedit.msc) is not available in Windows Vista Home and Vista Home Premium.

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1. Right-click an empty spot on your desktop and then click Properties.

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This isnt a tweak, but a great little feature! For a great way to put your digital photos to work, try creating a slide show presentation for use as a screen saver. Here's how:

1.) Right-click an empty spot on your desktop and then click Properties.

2.) Click the Screen Saver tab.

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4.) Click Settings to make any adjustments, such as how often the pictures should change, what size they should be, and whether you'll use transition effects between pictures, and then click OK.

Now your screen saver is a random display of the pictures taken from your My Pictures folder.

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Open Display in Control Panel.

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On the Screen Saver tab, under Screen saver, click a screen saver in the list.

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