To use personal pictures as a screen saver


Ensure that you have two or more pictures in a folder on your computer. You can upload pictures from a digital camera or scanner, or copy them from the Internet or an e-mail attachment.


Open Display in Control Panel.


On the Screen Saver tab, under Screen saver, click My Pictures Slideshow in the list.


Click Settings to specify the folder containing your pictures, define picture size, and set other options.


To open Display, click Start, click Control Panel, click Appearance and Themes, and then click Display

My Pictures Slideshow scrolls through all the pictures in the folder.

After you specify a screen saver, it will automatically start when your computer is idle for the number of minutes specified in Wait.

Click Preview to see how the selected screen saver will appear on your monitor. Move your mouse or press a key to end the preview.

Related Topics

Windows Picture and Fax Viewer overview

Use a picture as a desktop background

Set or change a screen saver

Protect your files by using a screen saver password

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