Windows 7: Set Screen Saver
Are you apprehensive about prying eyes at your Windows 7 desktop when you are working on your PC in office? If you are looking for an easy method to stop it, then here it is. Set a Screen Saver on your Windows 7-based computer and stop people from your trail PC and preserve the privacy of your data from them. Moreover, after you enable Screen Saver on Windows 7, you do not have to close all the applications, file and folders every time you leave your PC or when you are not using your PC for some time.
The Screen Saver option on Windows 7 is fully customizable. You can select a single image or a display the slideshow of multiple photos with your choice of transition effects. You can select an animated sequence and select the span of time after which you want Windows 7 to initiate the Screen Saver automatically. If you are looking for easiest tricks to set and customize Screen Saver on Windows 7 when your computer is inactive, then follow these steps.
- Right-click on your desktop.
- 2.Â Â Â Â Â Select ‘Personalize’ from the drop down list.
- Click ‘Screen Saver’ under the ‘Themes’ to change your Screen Saver settings.
- This will open the ‘Screen Saver Settings’ window.Â Select the Screen Saver you want.
- Enter the number of minutes you want to wait before your Screen Saver starts.
- Check the box to display the login screen when you exit the screen saver if you want your computer to prompt for the password in case you have set one.
- Click ‘OK’ to save your settings.
- Close the ‘Personalization’ Window.
- After the length of time you selected, you’ll see the Screen Saver you selected.
- Then, when you move the mouse or press a key, you’ll see the normal login screen instead of your desktop.Â Enter your password and login as normal to access your computer.
Isn’t it easy to follow these steps to set and customize Screen Saver on Windows 7? If you are facing challenges then, check out this video which illustrates all these steps shown above to perform these steps easily.