Screensaver not working in Windows 7?
The first step to fixing a problem is admitting that you have one. The second is finding out why it happened and what the solution entails.
In this case, your screen suddenly went black one day and the computer does not detect any changes, even when you try to. You can fix the problem by going into Windows Control Panel > Screen Saver settings and clicking on Change Screensaver Settings on the left side of the window.
Fixing a Windows Screen Saver Not Working
If your screen saver is not working, there are some things you should do before trying to fix it. Sometimes, people put up a screensaver that has a virus on it which causes the screen saver not to work.
There are four steps you should take before trying to fix your windows screen saver:
- Check your computer’s power settings
- Run an antivirus scan
- Update the drivers for the computer
- Change the settings in Windows 10’s advanced options
Steps to Fix a Windows Screen Saver Not Working
Screen saver is an application for computer that makes a screen go dark or sleep when a specific time limit is reached. However, if your screen saver not working, you can use these tips to fix it.
1) Check if the Screen Saver option is enabled in the Control Panel
2) Get more information about your screen saver by clicking on Screen Saver Settings in Windows 7 and 8
3) Check if you have enough video memory available to run the screen saver and that it’s compatible with your graphics card
4) Enable Multimedia Acceleration 3D Video Playback
5) Disable Lock Screen on Start up
Fixing Screensaver Problems in Windows 7 by Using Task Manager
Windows 7 has a basic function that allows users to disable the screensaver on their own. However, many users are unaware of this feature and need help with it.
This article will teach you how to find and use the screen saver disabling function in Windows 7. You will learn how to use Task Manager as well as other task killers like CCleaner and other programs listed below it to fix your screensaver problems in Windows 7.
To start off, open up Task Manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC on your keyboard or opening up Start – Run – taskmgr if using a PC.
How to Uninstall, Reinstall or Reset a Screen Saver on Windows 7
Before you go ahead and uninstall a screen saver, make sure that you have set a password for your computer’s login. If you have not set a password for your computer’s login, then it is recommended that you do so before following any of the steps in this article.
If the screen saver has been installed using Group Policy, see here for instructions on how to change the settings: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc758286(v=ws.10).aspx