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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Not for years , Not since my kid told me to never ever use a screensaver again and promptly turned off my monitor and said "there thats your screen saver"

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    No, the PC just turns off the monitor.

    I miss Starfield.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    The days using windows 98, xp, windows 7 did have screensavers. These day I just turn off the monitor. I use to have this 3D Tropical island that was very nice. Some really good ones at the time.
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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    No. If I am afk then the monitor just goes to sleep. Better for the screen longevity and cheaper as it doesn't use power

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    What? No? --What? Why would you ask that? You're being weird, hexus

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Not since before Win XP

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Not since... what? 2005? Screensavers don't make sense on TFT displays, it's better just to let the OS send the standby signal to the monitor.
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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Yes love the screensaver from elite dangerous, inside the space station

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Yes, Windows Energy

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    What is it)?

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    I didn’t use a screensaver until recently when I went through some really old files I had and found The Matrix Trilogy Screensaver. I just had to try it out again and is now using it for the cool effects. But after an hour the screen shuts down.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Quote Originally Posted by Andi-C View Post
    I miss Starfield.
    Can still get it, no?
    Unbend a coathanger and dangle a little model of the Enterprise over the middle of your screen, and you're good to go, eh!
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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Nope just careful screen off timers. They served a purpose a while ago - might still serve a purpose in a business environment ie. log off user and/or require a password again
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    yes .Soundspectrum

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Nope, just switch the monitor off if I'm away from my machine and it's doing something. If it's not running some sort of task I just shut it down. With boot up and shutdown times being only around 20 seconds with an SSD, there's really not much reason to leave a machine idling any more.

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    Re: QOTW: Do you still use a screensaver?

    Yup! I still use them. Just looks better around the office than blank screens everywhere.

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