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Windows 11 Screensaver Freezes On Computer

Is your Windows 11 computer freezing on screensaver? If yes, then this article is on your desk at the right time. You might be probably wondering the actual cause of this issue. Literally, there are several issues that might be causing the Windows screensaver issue. You don’t have to worry about it because we have your back covered. Continue reading the troubleshooting instructions below to get the issue fixed in no time.

Windows 11 Screensaver Freezes On Computer

Solution 1: Update graphic drivers

  • On your Windows 11 computer, right-click the Start menu to open the Quick Access menu.
  • Alternatively, open the Quick Access menu by pressing the Windows + X keys.
  • Click to open Device Manager from the menu that appears.
  • In the Device Manager window, right-click the Display adapters tab.
  • Select the Update Driver Software option.
  • Choose the option to update the graphic driver automatically from the dialog box that appears.
  • Wait until the graphic drivers are updated.
  • If prompted, restart your computer and check if the problem is resolved.
  • You can also update graphic drivers on your computer by installing the latest Windows updates.

Solution 2: Run the SFC utility

  • Start by opening the Start menu.
  • Input ‘cmd’ in the search field and hit the Enter key.
  • Right-click the Command Prompt app from the search results.
  • Select the Run as administrator option.
  • If the device prompts for User Account Control, click the Yes button.
  • Type the sfc /scannow command in the Command Prompt window and hit the Enter key.
  • Wait for the utility to scan the corrupted files on your computer.
  • Exit Command Prompt and restart your PC to check if the problem is resolved.
  • If your Windows 11 computer freezes again on the screensaver, proceed to the next solution.
Check the conflicting programs

Solution 3: Check the conflicting programs

  • Launch Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del shortcut keys.
  • Alternatively, open the Run command box, type ‘taskmgr’ in the text field, and hit the Enter key.
  • Click the Processes tab, select the first task running in the background, and click the End task button.
  • Repeat the same procedure to end each task. Check the conflicting program and uninstall it from your computer.
  • Finally, check whether the problem is resolved.

If your Windows 11 still freezes on the screensaver, contact our technical experts for assistance in resolving it.


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