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Dell laptop's screen goes to screen saver after a very short time

Dell laptop's screen goes to screen saver after a very short time

Not sure why, but recently my Dell laptop (Inspiron 1720) screen goes black after a very short time, e.g. if I am watching a video, the screen goes all black, I have to move the mouse cursor to get it back.

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"Found the answer to this! The screensaver showing up after a small period of time was driving me crazy as well! I have a Dell Inspiron 11 but the instructions are universal. So I thought it had to do with the power-saving options, so I completely turned it all off and it was still happening! Turns out it has nothing to do with it. Instead, right-click and go to ""Personlize"". Go to lock screen and scroll down and click on ""Screen-saver Settings"". It'll show you your screensaver and underneath it says ""Wait x minutes"". Mine was set to 1 MINUTE lol. Change to your ideal time and Voila! No more annoying screensaver. Hope this helps :)

Credit goes to YouTuber TRUEMILLER and his video called ""Enable & Disable The Windows 10 Screensaver In 3 Seconds Flat"""