Windows 10: Screen Saver Stops Working Randomly

Discus and support Screen Saver Stops Working Randomly in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I use the pictures screen saver for my Windows 10 machine, and on a random basis, I come back to the machine and see the message: an error prevented... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by DreamlessDancer, Oct 30, 2019.

  1. Screen Saver Stops Working Randomly


    I use the pictures screen saver for my Windows 10 machine, and on a random basis, I come back to the machine and see the message:

    an error prevented the slideshow from playing
    And it's kind of annoying to find.


    The screensaver is set to use a folder with images resized to fit the desktop.

    :)
     
    DreamlessDancer, Oct 30, 2019
    #1
  2. Rose Cal Win User

    Screen Saver Randomly Turning OFF

    One factor that you need to consider is a conflict with the power settings. As a workaround, we suggest that you change power plan settings, follow the steps below:

    • Search Screen Saver Settings using Cortana.
    • Click Change power settings.
    • Under Choose or customize a power plan, select Balance (recommended) if it was set on High performance or
      vice versa.

    Regard.
     
    Rose Cal, Oct 30, 2019
    #2
  3. screen saver

    Hi Jack,

    Thank you for using Windows10.

    Let us know what happens exactly when you try to set the screen-saver or put the computer to sleep.

    I would suggest you to review he settings and check. Here is the steps:

    To change Screen Saver:

    • Press Windows/Start key.
    • Type Screen Saver and click on Change Screen Saver.
    • Select the screensaver from the drop down menu and click on Apply.
    • Click on OK.
    To put the computer in sleep:

    • Press Windows/Start key.
    • Type Power and click on Power Options.
    • Select Change when the computer sleeps in the left panel.
    Reply with the updated status for further help and we'll be glad to assist.
     
    Navneet Anand, Oct 30, 2019
    #3
  4. Rose Cal Win User

    Screen Saver Stops Working Randomly

    Screen Saver/Desktop/Screen Saver

    Hi Jim,

    The issue you encountered with screen saver can be due to incorrect screen saver settings. To better isolate your concern, we'd like to ask the following:

    • Have you tried changing the screen saver settings?
    • Are you trying to off the the screen saver?

    Meanwhile, you can follow these steps to turn off your screen saver:

    • Open Settings and Select Personalization.
    • Click Lock screen, scroll down and choose Screen saver settings.
    • Choose None in the drop-down menu.
    • Select Apply.
    • Click OK.

    Keep us posted if you need additional help.
     
    Rose Cal, Oct 30, 2019
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