HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop

Data type Range Default value
REG_SZ 0 | 1 1


Determines whether or not a screen saver is selected.

Value Meaning
0 No screen saver is selected.
1 A screen saver is selected.

Change method

To select a screen saver, double-click Display in Control Panel and then click the Screen Saver tab. You can then either select a screen saver from the drop-down list box or select (None).

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This entry can be superceded by a policy included in Windows 2000. While the No screen saver Group Policy is enabled, the system ignores this entry. The setting of the No screen saver policy is stored in the value of ScreenSaveActive (Policies subkey).

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