Enable screensaver using registry files

Using registry shortcuts to disable and enable screen savers in Windows XP You can automate the disabling and enabling screen saver procedures with a couple of registryshortcuts.

Enter the following fourlines into text files DisableScreenSaver.reg and EnableScreenSaver.reg Note: The second line must be blank.)

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"ScreenSaveActive"="0"
  • Save the file to your desktop with the nameDisable ScreenSaver.reg.
  • Change the 0 to a 1 in the fourth line.
  • Save the file to your desktop with the nameEnable ScreenSaver.reg.

Just doubleclick the corresponding file to enable/disable the screensaver.

Ref: http://www.techrepublic.com/article/using-registry-shortcuts-to-disable-and-enable-screen-savers-in-windows-xp/5572452

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