|Disable Screen Saver When Disk Defragmenter Active (Windows 95/98/Me)|
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If the screen saver becomes active while using the disk defragmenter it can slow and interrupt the process. This tweak disables the screen saver when defrag is being used.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new String value, or modify the existing value called '(Default)' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\|
Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value: "YES" or "NO"
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: July 20, 2002