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Changing the Screen Saver

Published on May 21, 2014 in Windows 8.1

From the Desktop

  1. Right-click your desktop background and select Personalize.
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  2. From the window, click the Screen Saver option in the bottom right corner.
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  3. From the Screen saver drop-down menu, choose the screen saver you would like to use.
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  4. Use the Settings button to adjust the screen saver and the Preview button to see what it will look like.
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  5. Beneath the Screen saver drop-down menu is a place to set how many minutes you want the computer to wait before the screen saver appears.
  6. Click OK to save your changes.

From the Charms Bar

  1. Activate the Charms Bar while on the desktop.
  2. Choose Settings.
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  3. Choose Personalization.
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  4. From the window, click the Screen Saver option in the bottom right corner.
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  5. From the Screen saver drop-down menu, choose the screen saver you would like to use.
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  6. Use the Settings button to adjust the screen saver and the Preview button to see what it will look like.
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  7. Beneath the Screen saver drop-down menu is a place to set how many minutes you want the computer to wait before the screen saver appears.
  8. Click OK to save your changes.

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