Uninstall screensavers

 How do I uninstall screensavers I don't want?
RBugaiAsked:
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
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doebuckCommented:
Browse through your Windows directory or maybe do a Find. Those files with *.scr extension are screen saver files. Just delete them will do.
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
no
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DedushkaCommented:
Go to "Control panel" -> "Add/Remove programms" -> "Windows Setup" tab, choose "Accessories", click "Detail" and uncheck "Screen savers"
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
Im a novice. This windows directory is where I open the windows folder and locate an icon with , scr extension? Then delete the icon?
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
Thank you I needed the detailed help.
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doebuckCommented:
yes, RBugai.
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DedushkaCommented:
Sorry, do you speak Russian?
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doebuckCommented:
yes, RBugai.
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
Bugai is polish from Posen, Prussia now known as Posnan, Poland.

The Dedushka comment allowed me to uncheck 3 of the 12 screensavers. The other 9 were simply not listed in the screensaver window. I'd like to dump about 6 of the remaining 9.

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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
No
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bchewCommented:
Do you have Plus! ?  If so, you can uninstall the rest from the Plus! icon in control panel (Start/Control Panel)
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
bchew:

I found (Plus!) in control panel under the DeskTop Themes icon. It led me to a list of wallpaper themes. No screensavers.

Dedushka:

Does unchecking those 3 screensavers actually uninstall them or just disable them? I want to uninstall.
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compmaniaCommented:
Do this:

Start ->Find ->Files or Folders ->type *.scr in the named box ->click Find now ->click in the new box and press Ctrl & a at the same time then press Delete

That will delete them
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DedushkaCommented:
RBugai,
unchecking screensavers should actually uninstall them. Try to do this:
- install screensavers through Add/Remove
- check all .scr files in C:\Windows directory
- uninstall screensavers
- check once more .scr files
If you see a difference, then screensavers actually aninstalled.
Regards,
Dedushka
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
compmania:

Close enough. When I located window named FIND FILES NAMED SCR I clicked in the newbox then pressed Ctrl & a all items listed in the box highlighted and at this point I backed off. Not all the items were screensavers plus I only wanted to uninstall selected unwanted screensavers. I clicked on and highlighted selected screensavers then pressed the delete key on keyboard which started them on the way to recycle bin. Thank you.

RBugai, a novice.
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compmaniaCommented:
You must have typed in scr instead of *.scr.

Big difference because scr will search for all files with scr in them and *.scr will search for all files with the .scr extention.
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
compmania:

Yes, you are correct in that I typed in scr instead of *.scr. The *.scr entry seems to limit the listing to screensavers and script files whatever those are. Murphy's law? Thank you.

RBugai
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RBugaiAuthor Commented:
Dedushka:

You are correct. Unchecking the 3 screensavers uninstalled them. It takes the windows disk to reinstall them.
Regards,
RBugai
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