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dosSetScreenSaver(string FileName)

Sets the current screen saver executable. Screen saver executables end with the .scr extension.

Parameter :

FileName : A string specifying the pathname of the screen saver executable. For example "C:\WINNT\3dmaze.scr". To set the screen saver to none, set this parameter to an empty string.

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the method was successful. If 1 is returned, the method was successful. If 0 is returned, the method was not successful is which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error. 

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :

10014 : File expected. A reference to a drive or folder was given. 
10016 : File not found. 
10022 : Method is not supported on MacOS. 
11000 : Unable to set screen saver in the registry.

Remarks : The function does not perform error checking as to whether the file specified by FileName is a valid screen saver executable. 



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