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The simplest way to fix Screensaver is Windows Update. This fixes the vulnerabilities, problems, and bugs. Check for new updates from Settings from the Start menu. From the Update & security section, select Windows Update and click on the Check for updates button. If you find any updates available Windows will download and install them. After finishing reboot your computer to apply new settings.

How to fix windows 10 screensaver not working

Update drivers

Keeping Device drivers up to date is as important. You can find Driver updates by using Windows Update.

To find the latest hardware drivers, go to the manufacturers’ website and go to the Download or Support section. Enter your device’s model name. Now download and install the latest driver available.

Always make sure to update your outdated drivers for your computer to work properly.

Check screen saver settings

Many times, your screen saver does not work properly because it isn’t enabled or configured properly. In order to check the screen saver settings, simply right click on the Start menu button and go to Control Panel.

Go to Appearance and Personalization and click on Change screen saver under Personalization. Now  Screen Saver Settings window will open, select the screen saver you’d like to use, customize it and set the time.

 Disconnect unnecessary devices

Many times, certain devices, mostly game controllers etc. cause windows 10 screensaver not working. Disconnect everything that is unnecessary for your computer to function and check if the problem is fixed or not.

Clean the mouse sensor and mouse pad

Optical mouse makes use of an optical sensor to detect movement and direction. When the optical sensor or lens have dust on them, the mouse detects false inputs.

Flip your mouse over and gently clean the optical sensor. A screen cleaning solution is also available to clean the sensor.

Make sure Screensaver is activated

In Windows 10, the screensaver is not enabled by default:

To make sure the screensaver is activated on your computer:

  1. Right-click your Desktop. Go to Personalize.
  2. Click on Lock Screen. Go to Screen saver settings.
  3. Choose one screensaver from the dropdown menu.
  4. Set the time, and save the

Run the SFC scan

The System File Checker (SFC)  fixes various problems within your system. To run the SFC scan, follow these steps:

  1. In the Search bar, type cmd, to open Command Prompt.
  2. Enter the following command: sfc/scannow .
  3. Wait until the process finishes.
  4. Now Restart your computer and see if the issue is solved or not.

Problems with the screensaver are very common in Windows 10. Windows 10 screensaver not working issue may occur in various forms like:

  • Windows 10 screensaver won’t turn off 
  • Windows 10 screensaver won’t start 
  • Windows 10 screensaver won’t activate 
  • Windows 10 screensaver won’t stop 
  • Windows 10 screensaver won’t work 
  • Windows 10 screensaver freezes 

If the problem is still there, take the help of customer support. Their expert team will assist you to solve your issue.

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