Anti Screen-Saver

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An unobtrusive and simple-to-configure program that helps you enable or disable screensavers on the fly, while running on low system resources

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Anti Screen-Saver is a lightweight software application whose sole purpose is to help you block screensavers from running on your computer.

Although you can easily disable the screensavers from the Windows screensaver menu, sometimes you may forget about them and they start running when the computer is reported idle. In order to block all screensavers on the breeze, you can count on Anti Screen-Saver for accomplishing this task.

The advantages of being portable

Since this is a portable program, it is important to mention that it doesn’t leave any traces in the Windows Registry.

You can copy it on any USB flash drive or other devices, and take it with you whenever you need to block screensavers on the fly, without having to go through installation steps.

Main functions

This unobtrusive application runs quietly in the system tray until called upon when it reveals only a few configuration settings to tinker with.

Anti Screen-Saver gives you the possibility to enable or disable the screensavers. The operation can be done by clicking on the program’s icon from the system tray and selecting the corresponding action.

It would have been useful to see support for hotkeys in order to trigger the process faster. Since it doesn’t require much computer knowledge to work with this small app, even less experienced users can master the utility with minimum effort.

During our testing we have noticed that Anti Screen-Saver carries out a task quickly. As it would be expected from such a small utility, it remains light on system resources, so it doesn’t hamper computer performance, nor interfere with other programs’ functionality.

Bottom line

To sum things up, Anti Screen-Saver offers a simple software solution when it comes to helping you enable or disable screensavers on the fly.

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Last updated on March 18th, 2014
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Anti Screen-Saver - The system tray menu window of Anti Screen-Saver allows you to enable or disable the screensaver

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