Change Windows® 7 screensaver settings
Windows 7 is the latest and the best operating system from Microsoft. This OS comes packed with many advanced features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search, Windows Gadgets and so on. Windows 7 is also extremely simple to use and also more secure than previous Windows based operating systems. All aspects of Windows 7 can be easily customized to suit different user requirements. Almost all operating systems come with a screensaver option. The screensaver in Windows 7 helps users save power as well as keep the screen in an idle state when not in use. The screen saver option in the Windows 7 can be easily changed using the change screensaver settings in the control panel and also with the help of personalize option when right clicking the desktop. Windows 7 also allows users to get a preview of the screensaver so that users can select the appropriate screensaver from the list of available ones. Users can also download and install many different Windows 7 compatible screensavers from the Internet.
Following details give users more information regarding tips to change screensaver settings in the Windows 7:
- Set proper time
- Enable passwords
- Vary slideshow
Set proper time
The screensaver settings in the Windows 7 system have to be configured such that the screensaver appears after the system has been in idle for a specific time period. The screensaver must not be configured for short durations of time as the screensaver would continuously pop up during any activity done on the system which would interrupt the work and would be very annoying.
The screensaver feature in Windows 7 can be also used as a security feature. Users can configure the screensaver in such a way that it prompts for a password every time the system is resuming from the screensaver. This would ensure that even if users are away from the system for a very long time, unauthorized sources would not be able to gain access to the system by resuming from the screensaver.
Windows 7 users can use the screensaver as a slide show to showcase many different custom pictures on the system. Using the vary slideshow would make the screensaver more unique and visually appealing. The speed with which the pictures are shown with the slide show can vary according to user requirements.
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