How to customize the screensaver in Windows 10

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There have been times when computer screens have suffered from image burning problems caused by displaying the same image over a longer period of time, and people have installed a screen saver to avoid the problem. Computer screens no longer face burning problems, but people still use the screensaver to have fun on their computer systems. Windows 10 has six built-in screensavers. Let’s see how you can customize screensavers under Windows 10.

Read: Are screensavers necessary and still necessary.

Screen saver settings in Windows 10

You can directly access your screen saver settings by entering’Screen saver’ in the taskbar search field in the lower left corner of your system. Click’Edit Screen Saver’ and you will immediately see the screen saver settings, where you can adjust the settings to your convenience.

Alternatively, right click on your Windows 10 desktop and select Customize to open the customization settings. Then click Lock Screen in the left pane.

Scroll down through the screen settings and click Screen Saver Settings The following window opens. Here you can adjust the parameters according to your wishes.

By default, Windows 10 offers the following six screensavers – 3D Text, Blank, Bubbles, Mystify, Photos and Ribbons – nothing new here. Select the screensaver from the drop-down menu and change its default settings (16), if necessary.

For example, you can use the 3D text screensaver to customize text and other options.

Use the screen saver to display your favorite photos as screen savers.

When you are finished, click Save and exit.

Create screen saver settings

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If you frequently access screen saver settings, you can create the desktop shortcut as follows : However, it is easy to change settings, but if you change your screensaver frequently, it would be better to create a shortcut to the screensaver settings on your desktop.

To create the shortcut, right-click your desktop and select New > Shortcut.

Enter control desk.cpl,,@screensaver in the assistant space.

Click Next and give your shortcut a name. Click Next and you are done. Give it an appropriate symbol of your choice.

Use this key combination to quickly change or adjust your screensaver settings at any time.

You can also create a shortcut to start or change the screensaver status for a specific screensaver.

Take a look at this article. It shows you how to view system configuration details in the background of your Windows desktop.

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