Microsoft Plus! Screen Saver "Hot Corner" Settings Are Global

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Symptoms
Moving the mouse to a corner of the screen may activate the screen saver inWindows 95. This may occur even if the specific screen saver you are usingdoes not have a "hot corner" enabled or does not have a "hot corner"feature.
Cause
The screen savers included with Microsoft Plus! have "hot corner" settingsthat remain active even if you are not using the screen saver in which youenabled the "hot corner" setting.
Resolution
To enable or disable the "hot corner" settings, follow these steps:
  1. In Control Panel, double-click the Display icon.
  2. Click the Screen Saver tab.
  3. In the Screen Saver box, click any Microsoft Plus! screen saver, and then click Settings.
  4. On the General tab, enable or disable the "hot corner" feature by clicking each corner, and then clicking Default, Now, or Never on the menu that appears.
  5. Click OK, and then click OK.
The "hot corner" settings you choose apply to all the Microsoft Plus!screen savers, as well as to other screen savers in Windows 95.
More information
If you uninstall the Desktop Themes component of Microsoft Plus!, you maynot be able to disable the screen saver "hot corners." To disable the "hotcorners," reinstall the Desktop Themes component, and then follow the stepsin the "Resolution" section above.
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Article ID: 139754 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 13:43:00 - Revision: 2.0

Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Plus! 95 Standard Edition

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