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How do I add a custom application to run as a screensaver. Like calc.exe for example?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

The solution was easy: rename Calc.exe to Calc.scr and it will appear in the Screen Saver Dialog box. But not all EXEs will work.

EDIT: Not all EXEs work in the C:\Windows\System32\ folder, but those that did not work there, work in the C:\Windows\ folder. These were the ones that depended on external DLLs. Something I noted, but I don't know how or why that is.

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Don't forget to mark your answer as the solution @laggingreflex. It helps the community. – evan.bovie May 21 '12 at 20:07

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