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Message 9505 - Posted: 18 Jul 2004, 22:30:26 UTC

The new BOINC version of the screen saver with the 3d rendered display is great!

...however it fails the one true test of a screen-"saver". The SETI logo in the bottom left is static and will burn into the screen - hence you would need a screen saver for the screen saver.

[NB: I do not use the blank screen option as I need to be able to tell at a quick glance (i.e. at the monitor) which machine(s) is powered up and/or is not locked up]

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Message 10126 - Posted: 20 Jul 2004, 1:25:54 UTC

I run the screensaver just like you do, but I switch off the monitor when I'm not at my desk... This might sound a rather dumb solution to screen burn, but it works!!!

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Message 10175 - Posted: 20 Jul 2004, 4:28:52 UTC

use a different screensaver if you are concerned about burn in, which is not easy to do on modern monitors

ttyl
Jeff (Nightowl)

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