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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Set a screen saver in windows xp

To set a screen saver in windows XP, follow the following steps: 

1. Right click on the desktop and click on properties in the popup menu 

2.Click on the screen saver tab in the resultant window. 

3. Choose from the list, the most suitable to you. 

4.You can change the time it appears when the PC is idle below the list. 

5. Other settings can be set (like speed, etc) by clicking the settings tab. 

6. Apply the settings and click on OK. 

Apart from the default windows screen savers, others exist like the wits and wisdom screen saver. a Google search will lead you to more. 

PS: be careful with screen savers as some may be malware.