How to turn off the screensaver for Win 8

By Giang Doan

The launch of Windows 8 is a breakthrough compared to the operating system of the previous generation, however, it also has lots of functions that users are not satisfied, such as screensaver. Therefore, this article will guide you how to turn off screensaver in Win 8

As you know, Windows 8 has lots of outstanding and interesting features. However, despite of the strict testing and research before the launch, lots of features of Windows 8 has not really been highly appreciated by users.

And the existence of screensaver is not really suitable for a laptop or desktop, it will be more suitable for tablets. Sometimes, screensaver even bothers users.  

The following article will guide you how to turn off the screensaver.

How to turn off the screensaver for Win 8

To lock the screen in Windows 8 or disable screensavers quickly and easily is via Registry

Step 1: Press Windows + R to open Run dialog box

Step 2: Enter regedit and press Enter or click OK

Step 3: Go to the path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Personalization

Maybe you cannot find Personalization, do not worry, jut go to this path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows. When accessing Windows, right-click the folder and select New -> Key and type Personalization

At Personalization folder, right-click and select New -> DWORD (32-bit/ 64-bit) Value and type NoLockScreen

Then double-click NoLockScreen, Value data displays, type 1 and click OK

So you have finished turning off the screensaver for win 8. Turning off the severance is quite simple with the detailed instructions above. Hopefully, you will not be bothered of having to click many times after opening the computer.  I wish you success and hope that my guide above will help you.

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