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Message 1184011 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012, 11:41:35 UTC

Is there a way to change the screen saver and keep the BOINC program running? I have searched the message boards and looked in the BOINC program to see if there is a way to change the screen saver. The current one is too dark and I need more light coming from my screen at night while the screen saver is running.

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Message 1184021 - Posted: 9 Jan 2012, 12:43:10 UTC - in response to Message 1184011.
Last modified: 9 Jan 2012, 12:54:45 UTC


The screen saver can be disabled (choose <None>) the normal way you change screen savers in Windows.
The BOINC/SETI screen saver is not needed for calculations, it only makes them slower.

You can use any screen saver you want (but any "heavy" screen saver will eat CPU time)
or no screen saver at all (<None>).

When you have active (computing) SETI CPU task (which you probably don't have) the screen saver have to look like this:




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