do you use screensaver ? where do you get them?

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  1. mantra

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    Hi

    do you use screensaver?

    i use only the w7 bubble screensaver

    i have never found a site with trusted screensaver without malware or adwareo_O

    i would like to know where do you get trusty screensaver and if you use them


    thanks
    cheers
     
  2. LenC

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    i don't use them. I have my power option set to just turn off the monitor after a period of inactive time.

    And I agree with you - most of the "free screensaver" websites I've seen are designed to load yo up with adware or malware.
     
  3. TheKid7

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    I use only the ones that come with Windows.
     
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    Your correct that screen savers are a good way to get malware from sites,So other then the built in windows, I use Serene screen Marine Aquarium thats it.
     
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    With LCD monitors, I don't bother with screen savers at all. They come on fast, so like others I just dim the screen.

    Actually with win7 hybrid sleep, I let my machines go to sleep after awhile. I rarely shut them down at all. Older sleep or standby I did not care for.

    Sul.
     
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    Likewise here :)
     
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    I get mine from here:
    http://www.3planesoft.com/
    Not free but are often on sale for cheap. I tend to like the ones with clocks because they show the current time.
    Kaspersky (at least in the past) would often flag them as malware (false positive). They encrypt their executables to slow people down from making keygens.
     
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    I just shut the screen off, the only screen saver I ever liked was the maze from Windows 98
     
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    DeskSoft EarthView is very cool
    but sadly not free
     
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    No point having one waste resources. Just turn off the screen.
     
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    Like Sully, I have a flatscreen (LCD) monitor, and since that draws so little power relative to older CRTs, I don't bother with screensavers or with shutting it off other than when I shut the whole system down at night.

    On the extremely rare occasions that privacy's a concern (I'm normally the only user) while I'm going for a coffee, say, I'll simply switch to a blank window.
     
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    I know you don't need them , but I like them anyway.
     
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    i have the monitor to turn off after 15 minutes.

    it saves money and energy.
     
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  20. mantra

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    yes it is
    but there is not a screensaver inside it!
     
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    What are Win 7 themes then?
     
  23. mantra

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    yes but the tread is about screensaver
    sorry for my my misunderstanding
     
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    No problem.:)
     
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    I've been using this free screensaver for a longtime, it's clean and more better than "ordinary" screensavers.

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