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Michael Higham

a year ago

How to Activate a Screen Saver By Double-Clicking Its Icon

Normally, a screen saver set by a user starts automatically when a computer is idle. However, you can manually start a screen saver by double-clicking its icon. Here's how: 1. Right-click the desktop, point to New, and then click Shortcut. 2. Type "scrnsave.scr" (without the quotes) and press ENTER. (For example, replace "scrnsave.scr" by "bubbles.scr".) 3. Type the name of a screen saver and press ENTER. (For example, type "Bubbles" (without the quotes) and press ENTER.) 4. Double-click the icon of a screen saver. TIP: Repeat steps 1-4 for 3D Text, Mystify, Ribbons, Photos, and Blank.